Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Light Rain

22°C

71°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 7 km/h
Barometer 1015.7 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 Aug 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Roanoke VA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 28. North wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Northeast wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 28. North wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Northeast wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.98°W (Elev. 304 m)
5:00 am EDT Aug 23, 2019
7am EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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