Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Catawba VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Catawba VA
 37.37°N 80.08°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
10:01 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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