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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 8:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°N Lon: 79.97°W Elev: 1175ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

4 Miles ESE Paint Bank VA

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Showers, mainly after 11am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 51. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 4am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 50. East wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 56.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles ESE Paint Bank VA
 37.54°N 80.22°W (Elev. 3009 ft)
Last Update: 7:00 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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