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Beautiful sunny weather returns to the region

More rain Wednesday
Published: Mar. 29, 2021 at 3:49 AM EDT
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HEADLINES

  • Decreasing wind this afternoon
  • Sunny weather Monday & Tuesday
  • Rain returns Wednesday with cold air to follow

OUR WIND DIMINISHES

The wind will continue to diminish this afternoon. We had some wind gusts in the 40-50 mph range in the past 24 hours.

Here's a look at some of the top wind gusts for our region in the past 24 hours.
Here's a look at some of the top wind gusts for our region in the past 24 hours.(WDBJ)

THE WEEK AHEAD

Sunshine and quiet weather returns to the forecast Monday and Tuesday thanks to high pressure overhead. Temperatures will be cooler with highs in the 50s to low 60s Monday and the mid to upper 60s on Tuesday.

Mainly sunny today with a gusty wind.
Mainly sunny today with a gusty wind.(WDBJ)

Our next system will move in early Wednesday bringing widespread showers and possibly a few afternoon rumbles of thunder. We could even see a few isolated strong to severe storms. The main threat from any storms that do develop would be strong damaging wind gusts, large hail and localized flash flooding.

We're under a marginal risk of severe weather Wednesday.
We're under a marginal risk of severe weather Wednesday.(WDBJ)

Expect unseasonably cool air to follow Thursday and Friday bringing lows back into the 20s/30s and highs in the 40s/50s.

Cold temperatures return later this week.
Cold temperatures return later this week.(WDBJ)

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