Isolated showers trek through the region with storms possible later on

As temperatures warm Wednesday afternoon, there is a chance some of us could see a strong storm

ROANOKE, Va. – Areas west of 220 are under a level 1 threat for excessive rainfall Wednesday afternoon. A couple of heavy rain showers are possible throughout the day. We could also see a couple of storms later in the day as there is a marginal risk (1/5) for severe weather along our southern counties.

Flood and Severe Risk Today

Here is a closer look at today’s severe weather outlook.

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A marginal risk in place today

Afternoon temperatures get into the upper 60s and lower 70s. Mostly cloudy skies are overhead for much of the day, but a brief break in the clouds will allow some spots to warm up a bit in the afternoon.

Afternoon temperatures get into the upper 60s and lower 70s

If you are thinking about hiking, the best day to do so will be Thursday as conditions will become drier. Wednesday and Friday will be soggy, however.

Hit or miss opportunities to get outdoors

Our next weather maker moves in from the west on Friday and continues along into the weekend.

Tracking another front this weekend

Here is a look at how much rainfall we could see through the end of Saturday. Notice that some spots receive more rain than others. Rain totals will depend on where the heavy pockets of rain move through.

A half inch to two inches of rain possible in some spots

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Parker was born and raised in central Florida. He first became interested in the weather at a young age when Hurricane Charlie passed directly over his house on August 13th, 2004. Since that day, he knew he wanted to be a Meteorologist.

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