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Forecast Last Updated at Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:54AM

Cloudy Start To The Week

Waking up this morning you'll notice that the cloud coverage hasn't changed that much, and for the rest of today, it will remain that way. Throughout the day, our area has a moderate outlook when it comes to drizzle and light rain. Tomorrow, that outlook remains the same, but the rate of rain will increase to moderate. It's all building up to Wednesday afternoon, which has the best chance of rain showers and rumbles of thunder as well.

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Monday

Hi: 69 Lo: 62

Continued cloudy; Cool; Areas of light rain & drizzle; SE wind 5-10 mph
Tuesday

Hi: 76 Lo: 63

Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers; A touch warmer; AM fog; SE wind 5-10 mph
Wednesday

Hi: 78 Lo: 63

Mostly cloudy; Scattered PM and overnight showers and thundershowers; South then SW wind 5-10 mph
Thursday

Hi: 73 Lo: 61

Mostly cloudy; Showers likely; Maybe some thunder
Friday

Hi: 76 Lo: 60

Mostly cloudy; A few showers, generally in the morning hours

Further Out

Saturday - Becoming mostly sunny & nice; High in the mid 70s; Low in the upper 50s
Sunday - Mostly sunny & nice; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

A cold front has settled southward through the region and the result is a cool, moist wedge across SW Virginia today. Cloudy skies, some spotty light showers and drizzle and patchy fog will be the main weather focus for today.

The wedge begins to break down on Tuesday, and temperatures begin to warm back just a touch. A cold front nears on Wednesday increasing our rain chances beginning late Wednesday into Thursday. It appears that this front brings the best shot at significant rainfall for the week.

Another front moves in by late in the week keeping the rain chances with us. But the payoff comes next weekend with sunny skies for and temperature slight above average for both Saturday and Sunday.

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