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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 5:54 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny with scattered showers this morning...then mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then isolated showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely...mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday Through Independence Day
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
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