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Cold front triggers a few thunderstorms

Hot and humid weather returns through the weekend
The cold front that moved through Friday will lift to the north as a warm front Saturday...
The cold front that moved through Friday will lift to the north as a warm front Saturday triggering a few more storms.(WDBJ Weather)
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 3:43 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 9, 2021 at 10:21 PM EDT
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  • Isolated storm chances Saturday; Severe possible
  • Warm and humid air lingers
  • More typical summer pattern into next week

A front will be draped over the Mid Atlantic this weekend bringing a few showers during the afternoon and evenings. The muggy weather also makes a comeback. Afternoon highs climb to the mid to upper 80s. with lows in the 60s/70s..

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

The weekend begins muggy Saturday with a few stray showers and storms. A low pressure system will help force a warm front over the area Sunday increasing our precipitation chances. The most likely times and coverage for storms this weekend will be Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening. Afternoon highs return to the upper 80s.

A lingering front will be the focus for scattered storms late Saturday evening.
A lingering front will be the focus for scattered storms late Saturday evening.(WDBJ)

NEXT WEEK

The typical summertime pattern of hot, humid air will persist as we go through the week. Afternoon highs reach the upper 80s to low 90s. There will be just enough instability around to generate a few afternoon thunderstorms each day. A few of the storms could be on the stronger side each afternoon.