Next wave of overnight storms bring gusty wind and downpours

Looking drier on Thursday
Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 3:41 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 8, 2022 at 11:24 PM EDT
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  • Showers/storms move through overnight
  • Drier weather with increasing sun THU.
  • Another front arrives by the weekend

REST OF TODAY

The next round of showers and storms are slowly moving into the region from West Virginia between midnight and 2am. A few may produce intense wind and hail in the Highlands before weakening as the storms move east into Central VA.

Low temperatures tonight will hold tight in the 60s.

Isolated showers/storms will hover overnight with temperatures reading in the 60s.
Isolated showers/storms will hover overnight with temperatures reading in the 60s.(WDBJ7 Weather)

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

Dew points will drop throughout Thursday which will make it feel a lot less humid. High pressure moves in increasing sunshine across the area. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s and low-mid 80s.

THE WEEKEND

Another cold front will approach the region late Friday night. This should bring additional rain chances overnight into Saturday. At this time, it looks like the best chance of rain Saturday would be through early afternoon. Drier weather follows the front for the second half of Saturday into Sunday. Both days offer highs in the upper 70s/low 80s.

Another cold front moves in by the weekend with the best chance of showers early Saturday.
Another cold front moves in by the weekend with the best chance of showers early Saturday.(WDBJ7)

THE TROPICS

Alex has moved out to sea and dissipated. No other tropical development is likely in the next 3-5 days.

You can find more information in our Hurricane Center.