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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.2714° N Lon: 80.052° W Elev: 1175 ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Feb 11:54 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Roanoke

This Afternoon
Rain likely with a chance of snow. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy. Rain likely with a chance of snow in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cooler with highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the evening...then scattered flurries after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 9 above.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 30. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as 6 above.
Wednesday Night Through Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 20s. Wind chill values as low as 5 below.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
Saturday Night And Sunday
Mostly clear. Lows around 10 above. Highs in the lower 30s. Wind chill values as low as 5 below.



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