Temperatures warm through the week

Tracking our next weather maker as we ring in 2023
Another cold night, but temperatures gradually warm through the week.
Published: Dec. 26, 2022 at 3:43 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 26, 2022 at 3:36 PM EST
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  • Another cold night with lows in the teens and 20s
  • Good news! End of 2022 turns much warmer than average
  • Tracking our next weather maker for next weekend


Clouds look to linger into the evening with a few flurries possible in mountain locations. Skies will become partly cloudy overnight and temperatures drop into the teen and 20s overnight.

Partly cloudy and cold tonight.
Partly cloudy and cold tonight.(WDBJ Weather)


We will see plenty of sunshine on Tuesday and our gradual warming trend continues. High will be in the 30s and lower 40s for mountain counties with mid to lower 40s to the east.


Above-normal temperatures return to our hometowns by mid-week. Expect high temperatures in the 50s and 60s for the rest of the extended period.

Our highs climb back into the 50s by Wednesday and 60s by Sunday.
Our highs climb back into the 50s by Wednesday and 60s by Sunday.(WDBJ Weather)


Our next weather maker will impact our hometowns Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures will stay well-above freezing, so the precipitation that falls will be in liquid form. It looks like the rain showers arrive overnight Friday into Saturday and will continue into Sunday.

Watching a front that will bring rain for New Year's eve.
Watching a front that will bring rain for New Year's eve.(WDBJ Weather)


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