Team coverage: Tracking severe weather in Southwest Virginia

By James A. Riley - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - We are tracking severe weather as it moves into our area.

We're also following a handful of early school closings including Montgomery, Roanoke and Pulaski Counties-- which are closing two hours early.

You can find that full list of closures here.

This afternoon, showers and thunderstorm develop. Some storms could turn severe. The main threat will be damaging wind. Large hail is possible. There is a low risk for a tornado.

Tonight: Gradually clearing… windy with lows in the 30s and lower 40s

Thursday: Mainly sunny and windy with highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s

Friday: Partly cloudy and windy with a few sprinkles and flurries possible… highs in the middle 40s

Saturday: Sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s

Sunday: Mainly sunny with highs in the lower 60s

Monday: Increasing clouds with a few showers possible…highs in the upper 60s

Tuesday: Scattered showers possible with highs in the middle 60s

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