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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 4 Sep 11:54 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Today
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers late this morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning...then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Not as warm with highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday Night And Labor Day
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Monday Night Through Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.



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