TONIGHT: A slow-moving cold front moves south overnight. The cold front will bring additional cloud cover and light showers to the Highlands and Mountain Empire overnight. Temperatures remain mild with overnight lows in the lower 50s.
SUNDAY: The day begins with clouds and a passing showers from 7am-4pm. By the evening hours, a disturbance will ride along the frontal boundary bringing widespread rain to the area from 5pm Sunday through Noon Monday. Rainfall rates remain light and should see a total of 1"-2" during this period.
Although not as warm as Saturday, afternoon temperatures on Sunday are mild with highs in the low to mid 60s.
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY: The cold front will stall across Virginia and North Carolina with areas of low pressure riding along it. Rain is likely Monday and Tuesday. In addition to this, a wedge strengthens along the eastern facing slopes of the Appalachian mountains. This will keep temperatures chilly with daytime highs only in the upper 40s and low 50s. An additional 1" of rain is possible through the beginning of the week.
The rain comes to an end late Wednesday bringing more sunshine to the forecast through the end of the week. Afternoon temperatures are cool in the low 50s through Friday.