Weekend starts dry and ends showery as front nears the area Sunday
Temperatures turn warmer for the start of the weekend
- Sunny and warm Saturday (50s)
- Shower chances return Sunday; cooler too!
- Next week staying unsettled and possibly colder
REST OF FRIDAY
After a pleasant end to the week, skies turn partly cloudy overnight with lows nearing 30°. Winds will also remain light.
A 50/50 weekend is on the way. Saturday is certainly the pick of the weekend. Expect a good deal of sunshine and above-normal high temperatures with highs in the 50s. Clouds will begin to increase from the west later in the day ahead of our next weather maker.
Our next rain chance arrives on Sunday. Models have been trending warmer, so this is an all rain event for the region. Any wintry mix will be limited to the higher elevations of the West Virginia mountains. Expect limited moisture on Sunday, so expected rain amounts are .10″-.20″ in most hometowns.
Next week will feature an unsettled weather pattern. Expect daily precipitation chances. Forecast models are hinting at the potential for some wintry weather mid to late next week. We’ll continue to watch the trends and update you on-air and online with the latest information.
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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