More sun and a little warmer on Tuesday

Our next system moves in as a wintry mix/cold rain situation
Dry and mild on Tuesday.
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 3:47 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 10:10 PM EST
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  • Winds slow down overnight
  • Warming up Tuesday (upper 40s and 50s)
  • Another chance of cold rain and wintry mix on Wednesday

TONIGHT

Skies will continue to clear allowing for temperatures to drop into the 20s overnight. Winds will continue to slow overnight.

Cold and a little breezy tonight.
Cold and a little breezy tonight.(WDBJ Weather)

TUESDAY

By Tuesday, winds settle with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs will be warmer in the mid-upper 40s and low 50s. Clouds will start to stretch into the area all out in front of our next system.

Mostly sunny and warmer on Tuesday.
Mostly sunny and warmer on Tuesday.(WDBJ Weather)

WEDNESDAY

Yet another soaking system from the south arrives early Wednesday morning delivering rain and a mountain wintry mix. This one looks almost identical to the others we have seen this winter where most areas get a cold rain. Any wintry weather should remain confined to the higher elevations. Right now it is slightly too early to tell how ice totals are looking, but most models are hinting at a glaze of accumulation along the ridgeline and pointing north. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 30s to low 40s.

Our next system brings rain and a wintry mix on Wednesday.
Our next system brings rain and a wintry mix on Wednesday.(WDBJ Weather)

Rainfall amounts look to be a little higher with .50″ to possible 1″ for some locations.

Rainfall looks higher on Wednesday with our next system.
Rainfall looks higher on Wednesday with our next system.(WDBJ Weather)

END OF THE WEEK

Winds will turn strong behind the mid-week system, gusting 20-35 mph. This will also keep the chilly air hanging around through the end of the week, but we will be dry.

Temperatures moderate some by the weekend with highs in the mid/upper 40s. That’s about where we should be for late January. As of this forecast update, the chance of any wintry weather through the end of the month is looking quite slim. There are some signs we may have a subtle temperature drop late next week, but nothing wintry to go along with it for now.

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