Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rocky Mount VA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Rocky Mount VA
 36.99°N 79.88°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
7:01 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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