Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. 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.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. 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.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VASimilar City Names
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
10:30 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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