Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 12 Aug 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 85. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 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.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 85. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers. Low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 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.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VASimilar City Names
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
7:30 am EDT Aug 12, 2020
9am EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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