Winter temperatures make brief comeback
Temperatures continue to fall throughout the day; chilly air expected overnight
- Isolated high water issues possible thanks to runoff
- Chilly air builds in tonight; lows dropping into the 20s
- Seasonable and sunny for Saturday
A few hometowns received over 2 inches in rainfall over the past 48 hours. Be aware for higher streams and creeks plus water on the roadways. Runoff issues are still possible even as drier air pushes in.
Back behind our strong cold front that pushed through early this morning, we are seeing drier conditions. A few flurries could be spotted for areas near the WV/VA state line, but nothing impressive is expected with that. Temperatures have gradually dropped throughout the day today leading to chilly conditions overnight. Also the winds are staying strong. Gusts could read 30-50MPH at times.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the counties in brown. The advisory remains active until 4AM Saturday.
“COOLER” START TO THE WEEKEND
Overnight temperatures will fall into the 20s, but with the winds still strong this will impact our feels-like temperatures. Wind chill values early Saturday morning will read in the teens and low 20s across the viewing area. Heading into Saturday afternoon temperatures will be seasonable in the upper 40s and low to mid 50s. Mostly sunny skies and calmer conditions are expected for Saturday as high pressure regains control.
Sunday we are dry with highs rebounding back into the 50s and low 60s. Overall a great weekend weather wise is on tap with calmer conditions and lots of sun. If you have a 3-day weekend thanks to President’s Day then you will still see mostly dry conditions for Monday with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s.
LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEK
-Warmer than normal conditions still. Highs will read in the 50s & 60s.
-Tracking chances for rain past Monday; looking more unsettled next week.
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