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

69°F

21°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 8:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Buchanan VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 63. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 73. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 73. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Buchanan VA
 37.49°N 79.67°W (Elev. 2290 ft)
7:31 pm EDT May 25, 2020
9pm EDT May 25, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2020
 
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