Above-normal temperatures return for Sunday

An unsettled weather pattern sets up next week
Published: Feb. 18, 2023 at 6:48 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 18, 2023 at 5:15 PM EST
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  • One last completely dry day Sunday
  • Shower chances return Monday
  • Near-record warmth on Thursday


Expect increasing clouds tonight with lows in the low to mid 30s.

Tonight's Forecast
Tonight's Forecast(WDBJ Weather)


Sunday will feature increasing sunshine. Expect highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s.

Sunday's Forecast
Sunday's Forecast(WDBJ Weather)


Monday starts a week-long unsettled weather pattern. We’ll have several fronts impacting the region through the week.

A front moves closer on Monday and will likely bring some showers to parts of the region. Models are showing the front stalling nearby, but are struggling to determine where the front will set up. At this time showers move in on Monday, with the best chance along and west of the Blue Ridge.

Showers return to some hometowns on Monday.
Showers return to some hometowns on Monday.(WDBJ Weather)

Expect highs in the 60s through Wednesday. Highs will soar to near 80 degrees by Thursday.

High Temperatures | Next 7 Days
High Temperatures | Next 7 Days(WDBJ Weather)

Shower chances linger into next weekend with highs in the 60s.

Precipitation Chances | Next 7 Days
Precipitation Chances | Next 7 Days(WDBJ Weather)


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