Heavy Rain in the Southern Appalachians, Winter Weather in Parts of the Northwest

A storm system will bring heavy rain to the southern Appalachians Tuesday, with local flash flooding possible. Meanwhile, a strong storm system will move into the northwest late Tuesday and Wednesday, potentially bringing freezing rain and snow to parts of the Columbia River Gorge, Hood River Valley, and Cascades.

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport ( KROA )

Lat: 37.32 ° ( N ) Lon: 79.97 ° ( W ) Elev: 1175 ft.




Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Dec 3:54 am EST

Detailed Forecast

Patchy fog this morning. Rain with patchy drizzle this morning...then rain likely this afternoon. Not as cool with highs in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 50s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Showers. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph...becoming southwest with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Cooler with lows in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunny. Cooler with highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night Through Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
Sunday And Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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400 AM EST TUE DEC 1 2015
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