Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 19 May 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Roanoke Regional Airport VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Roanoke Regional Airport VA
 37.31°N 79.94°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
10:31 am EDT May 19, 2019
11am EDT May 19, 2019-6pm EDT May 25, 2019
 
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