Weekend starts dry; ends on the soggy side
Temperatures turn warmer for this weekend
- Winds settle down overnight
- Warmer Weekend
- Rain returns by Sunday
It has been quite the variety of weather this past week so it’s nice to have a quiet start to the weekend. Winds won’t be quite as strong with gusts up to 20mph at times. This will make it feel quite chilly even with increased sunshine and highs in the upper 30s to low 40s.
We’ll start the weekend very cold but warm nicely into the afternoon with highs in the low 50s. Skies will start sunny but we’ll notice more clouds late in the day ahead of our next weather maker that arrives Sunday.
Our next chance of rain returns Sunday afternoon into Sunday night. Models have been trending this as an all rain event for the region with any wintry mix limited to the higher elevations of the West Virginia mountains.
The month has been extremely mild, a far cry from the end of 2022. We’re going into the final weekend of January 7° above average for the month as a whole. There are some signs that we may have a cold stretch of weather heading into the first few days of February.
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