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Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 6:09PM
Cool & Damp Evening; Super-Pleasant Thursday
High pressure off the Mid-Atlantic Coast is holding a cool wedge of air over the Southern Appalachians while moisture out of the Southeast overruns the region. A stray, light shower remains possible into the early evening hours. Some fog is possible tonight. Temperatures are steady overnight then soar Thursday as skies become partly cloudy. Unseasonably pleasant weather lingers into Friday, but clouds increase Friday afternoon with stray sprinkles or drizzle possible near the Blue Ridge. The next period of rain comes late Friday night into Saturday morning.
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Hi: 44 Lo: 45
Generally cloudy with areas of fog; Light SW wind, but breezy at higher elev's
Hi: 72 Lo: 52
Plenty of sunshine after early patchy fog; Much warmer; Wind becoming SW 5-15 mph, breezy at higher elev's
Hi: 74 Lo: 54
Ample AM sunshine & warm; Spotty afternoon light rain or drizzle possible near the Blue Ridge; Rain develops late Fri. night; SW wind 5-15 mph, gusty at higher elev's Fri. night
Hi: 70 Lo: 45
Periods of AM rain; Becoming partly cloudy; Pleasant temperatures remain
Hi: 65 Lo: 47
Early sun; Increasing PM clouds; Rain developing south to north Sun. night
Monday - Cloudy; Periods of rain during the daytime; Decreasing clouds Mon. night; High in the lower 60s; Low in the lower 40s
Tuesday - Scattered clouds; Maybe some snow flurries Tue night; Chilly; High in the upper 40s; Low in the lower 30s
Cool high pressure remains centered off the Mid-Atlantic Coast while moisture out of the Southeast overruns the cool wedge resulting in lingering clouds a perhaps a stray shower through the early evening. Areas of fog are possible with steady temperatures overnight.
Thursday begins with clouds and areas of fog, but we quickly break into partial sunshine and soaring temperatures as the center of high pressure shifts south producing a warm southerly flow.
Warm weather continues Friday with increasing PM clouds in an increasingly moist southerly flow. Spotty light rain or drizzle is possible in the afternoon along the Blue Ridge.
A front passes through from the west Saturday with morning rain. Cloudiness decreases Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. Temperatures remain unseasonably pleasant into Sunday.
Saturday's front returns from the south as a warm front Sunday night. Clouds return late Sunday, and rain develops Sunday night from south to north. Areas of light rain remain possible through the daytime Monday.
A second front passes through from the west Monday night. Temperatures are chilly Tuesday and somewhat colder Tuesday night on gusty winds. A few snow flurries are possible Tuesday night. Chilly weather remains for the next couple days as high pressure moves from eastward from the center of the country.
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