Forecast Last Updated at Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:49AM
Scattered PM Thunder
Fall officially starts about a month from now, but we get an early taste of it later this week. But first we must get through the next two days. A stalled frontal boundary over the areas serves to keep scattered showers and storms around this afternoon. A cold front moving through tomorrow night brings more showers and storms on Tuesday. Then Alas!!!, it's here....Splendid weather starting Wednesday through the end of the week. Hang in there...its coming.
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Hi: 78 Lo: 63
AM fog; More clouds than sun; Scattered PM showers and t-showers; Light wind becoming SE 5-10 mph
Hi: 77 Lo: 60
Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & t-storms; SW wind 5-15 mph becoming West and gusty Tue. night
Hi: 74 Lo: 50
Generally cloudy early then some decreasing clouds in the afternoon; Cooler at night; NW wind 10-20 mph and gusty
Hi: 72 Lo: 48
Sunny skies; Refreshingly delightful & seasonably cool
Hi: 73 Lo: 52
Continued mostly sunny; Splendid; More clouds Friday night
Saturday - Partly cloudy; Isolated afternoon showers; Just a tad cooler than average; High in the mid 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Sunday - Partly cloudy; Widely scattered afternoon showers and thundershowers; Near seasonable temperatures; High in the mid 70s; Low in the mid 50s
A frontal boundary remains stationary today from southern West Virginia eastward across southern Virginia. This front will serve to keep scattered showers and storms in our forecast this afternoon and evening. The front begins to lift northward late tonight and into the day on Tuesday. On its heels is a very impressive cold front that will move through Tuesday night. Prior to its passage, scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely, especially during the afternoon and evening hours.
Behind the front high pressure begin to build in from the west ushering in drier and cooler air. You could say this is our first taste of the fall season that isn't too far off. After some lingering clouds around Wednesday, skies will clear late leaving abundant sunshine, low humidity and relatively "cool" days and nights for the remainder of the week. Did I mention Fall isn't too far off?
The high shifts to the east this upcoming weekend and a moist southeast flow gradually returns. With an increase in moisture, shower and storm chances ramp up as well. Saturday will feature an isolated shower possibility with more widely scattered activity on Sunday. Temperatures remain just a tad below to near average through Sunday.
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