Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 5 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: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Salem VA
 37.28°N 80.06°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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