Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Paint Bank VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Paint Bank VA
 37.54°N 80.22°W (Elev. 3009 ft)
4:30 am EDT May 27, 2016
6am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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