Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fog/Mist

53°F

12°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
7:01 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
8am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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