Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°C

89°F

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 13 km/h
Barometer 1017.2 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (94°F)
Last update 19 Jul 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Vinton VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind around 13 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 35 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind around 13 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Vinton VA
 37.29°N 79.92°W (Elev. 301 m)
12:30 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
12pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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