Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1031.4 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 29 Mar 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Sandy Level VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 40. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 9am.  High near 59. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 40. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 9am. High near 59. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Sandy Level VA
 37.06°N 79.61°W (Elev. 801 ft)
7:00 pm EST Feb 29, 2024
7pm EST Feb 29, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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