Temperatures climb to wrap up summer

Tracking highs near 90° by midweek
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 6:45 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2022 at 5:21 PM EDT
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  • Dry and warmer on Monday
  • High temperatures near 90° by Wednesday
  • Cooler air arrives for the first weekend of fall

MONDAY:

Areas of fog will be possible once again Monday morning. Expect low temperatures in the mid to upper 50s and near 60° as you head out the door. Monday will feature plenty of sun with highs in the upper 70s and low to mid 80s.

Monday's Forecast
Monday's Forecast(WDBJ Weather)

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY:

A weak front will approach the region late Monday into Tuesday. Spotty showers are possible ahead of it, but most hometowns will stay dry. Temperatures will soar to near 90° by Wednesday as an upper level ridge strengthens across the region.

Temperatures climb for the last few days of Summer.
Temperatures climb for the last few days of Summer.(WDBJ Weather)

THURSDAY & FRIDAY:

A second cold front will impact the area on Thursday. While a stray shower is possible, most communities will stay dry. Temperatures and humidity levels plummet behind the front thanks to a northwest breeze. Expect highs in the upper 70s and low 80s on Thursday, and upper 60s and low 70s on Friday.

Humidity plummets late week
Humidity plummets late week(WDBJ Weather)

NEXT WEEKEND:

Temperatures will gradually warm through the 70s. Low-end shower chances return for both days.

Cooler weather expected late week
Cooler weather expected late week(WDBJ Weather)

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TRACKING THE TROPICS

Hurricane Fiona made landfall Sunday afternoon along the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico as a category 1 hurricane. Catastrophic flooding is expected across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Fiona may strengthen into a major hurricane by Tuesday. The system will stay away from the U.S. as it heads toward Bermuda on Thursday.

Hurricane Fiona Sunday PM Update
Hurricane Fiona Sunday PM Update(WDBJ Weather)

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