Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 37.27°N and Longitude 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Roanoke VA
Issued by: National Weather Service Blacksburg, VA
Last Update: 5:01 am EDT Aug 19, 2018




Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 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. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 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.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.



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 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)

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