Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 7 Aug 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Salem VA
 37.3°N 80.06°W (Elev. 1083 ft)
2:01 pm EDT Aug 7, 2020
3pm EDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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