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Current Conditions
Galax

Temp: 35.6°F

Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 5:37PM

Another Nice Day Coming

After a cool Wednesday night, Thursday is warmer with increasing afternoon and evening clouds. Rain develops Thursday night. The front lifts through on Friday, with some PM clearing. After that, a powerful low pressure system spreads rain into the region Saturday afternoon. By Sunday the atmosphere will be unstable enough for thunderstorms along with widespread rain. The low lifts slowly up the Appalachians on Monday with conditions slowly improving by nighttime.

Wednesday

Hi: 58 Lo: 36

A few clouds overnight; NW wind becoming light
Thursday

Hi: 59 Lo: 45

Increasing PM clouds; Rain returns Thurs. night; Quite mild; Light SW wind
Friday

Hi: 59 Lo: 45

Mostly cloudy in the AM with showers; Partly cloudy by the PM; April-like; South wind 5-10 mph
Saturday

Hi: 63 Lo: 49

Increasing clouds; A chance of PM rain; Rainy Sat night; Very mild
Sunday

Hi: 62 Lo: 48

Cloudy & rainy with a chance of thunderstorms; Rain heavy at times by Sun night

Further Out

Monday - Periods of rain; Becoming more showery in the PM; Breezy and cooler; High in the mid 50s; Low in the upper 30s
Tuesday - Partly cloudy; Breezy; Still warmer than normal; High in the upper 50s; Low in the lower 40s

Forecast Discussion

As high pressure moves in tonight, radiational cooling will help lows fall into the 30s in most locations.

Temperatures will recover well into the 50s in the valleys on Thursday. However, a warm front lifting in from the south will cause clouds to increase during the afternoon hours. Rain develops overnight, lingering until around noon on Friday. The rest of the day will be mild with some peaks of sun.

I’m afraid that Saturday has taken a bit of a turn for the worse as rain now looks like it will move in at some point during the afternoon hours. This is courtesy of sprawling area of low pressure that begins to take shape over the southern Plains during the day.

By Sunday the low moves closer, pulling in abundant moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, and causing enough instability that thunderstorms are possible. As the low moves across the southern Appalachians Sunday night, heavy rain and organized strong storms are possible. In fact, the weather models agree quite well about this solution, though it’s far enough out that some of the details will almost certainly change.

Conditions will improve by Tuesday, though out advertised cool-down now looks to be delayed until later next week.

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