Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 8%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 63. West wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 63. West wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.29°N 79.98°W (Elev. 1066 ft)
2:01 pm EST Mar 8, 2021
4pm EST Mar 8, 2021-6pm EDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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