Wicked wind as cold fronts blow through this weekend

Watching a series of cold fronts
Any showers remain limited this weekend with breezy conditions.
Published: Mar. 25, 2022 at 3:48 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2022 at 7:22 PM EDT
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Skies turn partly cloudy this evening. Most areas will remain dry, but some rain showers are likely in the mountains along the VA/WV border, including some snow showers toward the ski resorts of West Virginia. Lows slip to the 40s by sunrise Saturday.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Several cold fronts swing through over the weekend. Each one will bring some clouds, breezy conditions, along with reinforce the cold air for the weekend. Temperatures run well below average through early next week.

NEAR-FREEZING NIGHTS: Highs will mainly read in the upper 40s to low 50s with lows dipping into the upper 20s to low 30s. If you have any potted or hanging plants outside, you’ll probably want to bring them indoors Saturday and Sunday nights. Our overnight lows drop close to freezing.

TIMINGIMPACTS
WIND ADVISORYSaturday 6AM to 8PMLOCATION: New River Valley • West winds 15-25 with gusts up to 45 mph
BLOWING SNOWSaturday into SundayMostly in the mountains of West Virginia but flurries along the WV/VA border counties
FREEZING TEMPERATURESSunday & Monday morningsOvernight lows will slip to the upper 20s to low 30s with frost possible. Bring in plants!
A front will bring colder weather and some snow showers back to the area.
A front will bring colder weather and some snow showers back to the area.

NEXT WEEK

We’ll continue to see nice sunshine Monday as a few showers return Tuesday. It looks like we stay cool early next week, but should see temperatures climb back into the 60s by Wednesday. Another strong cold front will enter the region by the end of next week which may bring more significant rain chances by Friday.

Temperatures turn chilly this weekend, but warm back up later next week.
Temperatures turn chilly this weekend, but warm back up later next week.(WDBJ Weather)