Saturday looking great to be outside; few storms possible Sunday

Temperatures will remain near seasonable this weekend
Published: May. 3, 2023 at 4:56 AM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 2:37 PM EDT
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  • Temperatures holding in the 70s/low 80s Sat. & Sun.
  • Scattered rain/storms on Sunday
  • Start of next week looking unsettled


Staying dry through the rest of our Friday with calm winds and seasonable temperatures. Overnight lows will be warmer than what we experienced last night in the 40s and low 50s with partly cloudy skies.


Models are suggesting we hold into the upper 60s and 70s for most throughout this weekend. A warm front brings more clouds to the region on Saturday, but most will remain dry and should be good for outdoor activities!

By Sunday, the front will increase shower/thunder coverage across our hometowns. Severe threat is low, but a few storms will be spotted during the late afternoon and evening. Any outdoor plans will need to be monitored as lightning is in the forecast.

  • If storms form on Sunday the best timing would be 3PM-7PM during the peak heating of the day
  • Storms, if they make it over the mountains of WV, will be scattered, not widespread, so some stay dry!
  • Keep up with the forecast
Scattered storms are possible Sunday thanks to a front near the area.
Scattered storms are possible Sunday thanks to a front near the area.(WDBJ7)


Next week is shaping up to be warmer than normal and feeling like summer-time. Highs will be in the 70s for the mountains and NRV while most will see the low 80s make a return as early as Monday.

We warm back into the 80s early next week.
We warm back into the 80s early next week.(WDBJ Weather)


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