Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Dec 6:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 2pm.  High near 48. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 45. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Light southeast wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 2pm. High near 48. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 45. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
6:31 pm EST Dec 18, 2018
7pm EST Dec 18, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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