Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rocky Mount VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. 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: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation 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 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Rocky Mount VA
 36.99°N 79.88°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
5:01 am EDT May 15, 2021
5am EDT May 15, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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