Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: -79.62°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 8 Feb 4:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then rain.  High near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then rain. High near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA
 37.44°N 79.62°W (Elev. 2631 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 8, 2016
5am EST Feb 8, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 2016
 
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