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Severe Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Expected From Ohio Valley To Interior Northeast

Scattered to numerous severe thunderstorms are expected from the Ohio Valley to western New England this afternoon and evening ahead of a strong cold front. Widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible, mainly over parts of New York into Pennsylvania. In addition, these storms may contain heavy rainfall that could lead to flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

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

A Few Clouds



Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 22 Aug 8:54 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Franklin County

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms this evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming west after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds.
Friday And Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. Lows around 60.
Saturday Through Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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631 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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