Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 91. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 91. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Salem VA
 37.28°N 80.06°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
6:01 pm EDT May 21, 2022
7pm EDT May 21, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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