Shifting Heat Wave from Southern Plains to West; A Very Wet Few Days for East

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices will linger for another day or two across the Southern Plains/Lower MS Valley, especially TX. Meanwhile, another widespread Heat Wave is beginning across the Southwest, CA and Northwest for this week. Finally, an anomalous upper trough over the East will continue to inundate the Mid-Atlantic region with tropical heavy to excessive rainfall. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW New Castle VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW New Castle VA
 37.53°N 80.14°W (Elev. 2323 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 23, 2018
11am EDT Jul 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2018
 
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