Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

91°F

33°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 22 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then occasional showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then occasional showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
11:31 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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