Roanoke, VA (24002)

5:48 PM EDT on March 31, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Location: Roanoke, VA
Elevation: 1010 ft
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Elev 1010 ft 37.28 °N, 79.97 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

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Gusts 14.0 mph

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Waxing Gibbous, 89% visible
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 10000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 26%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 3 out of 12
Pollen 10.20 out of 12
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Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KROA 312054Z 26017G28KT 10SM SCT100 23/M02 A2967 RMK AO2 PK WND 28031/2041 SLP039 T02331017 56039

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Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 10000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 26%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen 10.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KROA 312054Z 26017G28KT 10SM SCT100 23/M02 A2967 RMK AO2 PK WND 28031/2041 SLP039 T02331017 56039

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 11:55 AM EDT on March 31, 2015

... Red flag warning now in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening for
gusty winds and dry conditions for portions of the Shenandoah
Valley... Alleghany Highlands... and Roanoke valley...

* affected counties in Virginia... Craig..Alleghany
VA... Bath... Roanoke... Botetourt... Rockbridge... Bedford and
Amherst.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... until 8 PM today.

* Relative humidity... 15 to 20 percent.

* Temperatures... upper 60s to lower 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds... low relative humidity
and low fuel moisture will enhance the threat for the spread of
wildfires until sunset.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create large fire growth potential.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://www.Erh.NOAA.Gov/er/rnk/emer/emer_fire.Php (all lower case)