Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Roanoke VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 83. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely between 11pm and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 60. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 7am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 83. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely between 11pm and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 60. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before 7am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
4:30 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
5am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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