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Drying skies ahead with a mid-week warm-up

Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 5:21 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2021 at 5:10 PM EST
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WEATHER HEADLINES

  • Dry skies & cold nights ahead
  • Afternoons warm well above average
  • Late-week cold front brings big pattern shift

Skies remain partly cloudy with overnight temperatures slipping to the upper 20s overnight.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY

High pressure continues for the middle of the week with temperatures at or above average. Highs on Wednesday and Thursday could once again reach the mid to lower 50s in some locations under partly cloudy skies.

High pressure brings warmer temperatures for the middle of the week.
High pressure brings warmer temperatures for the middle of the week.(Grey)

FRIDAY

A large, amplified dip in the jet stream is expected to dig into the eastern U.S. and push a potent cold front through just before the end of the week. This will usher in colder temperatures and a chance of rain to snow showers in the mountains late Friday into Saturday morning.

A front brings colder air for the weekend.
A front brings colder air for the weekend.(Grey)

Winds will also turn blustery as the colder air rushes in and they will likely stay breezy through Saturday.

High temperatures over the weekend only climb to the low 40s.
High temperatures over the weekend only climb to the low 40s.(WDBJ7 Weather)