Cooler, drier end to the week behind our overnight cold front

October continues to remain cooler than average
Published: Oct. 13, 2022 at 3:49 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2022 at 5:44 PM EDT
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  • Stray shower possible into the evening
  • Cooler air returns on Friday
  • Coldest air of season arrives Tuesday


Our slow-moving cold front enters the region overnight and pushes out all the warm, humid air and replaces it with some drier, cooler conditions for Friday. Overnight lows will slip to the upper 30s to low 40s with areas of fog possible, especially in the deeper valley locations.


The week will end on a much drier and cooler note as northwest breezes enter the region bringing us a fall feel once again. Afternoon highs will be in the low-to-mid 60s. Kickoff temperatures for high school football games will be in the low 60s and drop to the 50s throughout the game.

Cooler weather arrives Friday with much more sunshine.
Cooler weather arrives Friday with much more sunshine.(WDBJ Weather)


We’ll start the weekend with a mostly sunny sky and some early morning fog. Highs will warm into the 60s and 70s. While Saturday remains dry, Sunday may offer spotty showers as another cold front moves through.

Temperatures moderate this weekend.
Temperatures moderate this weekend.(WDBJ Weather)


Much colder air will arrive early next week out of Canada. This could be the chilliest air of the season so far. Daytime highs should only reach the upper 40s in the mountains to low 50s elsewhere. At this time, the the skies remain dry, but breezy, with the cold air in place for several days next week.

Colder air could move in for the start of next week.
Colder air could move in for the start of next week.(WDBJ Weather)

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