A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West, as a large dome of high pressure builds and expands across the region. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Also, locally heavy rain is possible in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy drizzle and fog before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 67. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 67. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.29°N 79.98°W (Elev. 1066 ft)
4:01 am EDT May 26, 2020
4am EDT May 26, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2020
 
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