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° N Lon: 79.97° W Elev: 1175 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 10:54 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Franklin County

Overnight
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms late this evening...then partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds...becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds.
Sunday Through Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.



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930 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016
 
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