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Cold front brings more storms Tuesday, drier by mid-week

Hot and muggy weather continues.
Published: Jun. 21, 2021 at 3:51 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 6:52 PM EDT
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  • Staying hot and humid again today
  • Strong front arrives late today into Tuesday
  • Cooler, less humid weather midweek

REST OF TODAY

Storms are firing up in West Virginia ahead of a cold front. With temperatures that climbed well into the upper 80s to low 90s, our air may be unstable enough to keep scattered storms together over our region through early evening.

Scattered showers and storms are possible into the evening.
Scattered showers and storms are possible into the evening.(WDBJ7)

Any stronger storms may produce localized downpours and gusty wind, but widespread severe weather is not expected. Any storms taper off before midnight with muggy lows in the 60s.

WET TUESDAY MORNING

The actual cold front will enter the area during the morning bringing a line of showers and isolated storms into the area around sunrise and exiting around midday. Measurable rainfall totals looks modest with most seeing less than a quarter inch of rain.

A cold front will bring a line of rain into the area Tuesday morning through Midday.
A cold front will bring a line of rain into the area Tuesday morning through Midday.(WDBJ7)

Highs will be held into the 70s thanks to the clouds and showers. A few areas are possible toward the Southside.

WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY

A very dry high pressure system builds into the region bringing much lower humidity and cooler temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday, Highs will be in the upper 70s and a few 80s. Temperatures will slowly climb through the end of the week with high back into the mid to upper 80s by Friday.

Very comfortable air returns Wednesday & Thursday.
Very comfortable air returns Wednesday & Thursday.(WDBJ7)

WEEKEND

A few showers and storms return for the upcoming weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday will hold in the mid 80s.

Temperatures warm back into the mid 80s by the weekend.
Temperatures warm back into the mid 80s by the weekend.(WDBJ)