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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Aug 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Oriskany VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Oriskany VA
 37.57°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1680 ft)
7:30 am EDT Aug 4, 2015
9am EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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