Moisture from Eta to provide another soaking rain in our area
Dew point trends for the next four daysThis is when moisture from Eta meets up with a front coming in from the west. Rain may start light in the morning Wednesday, but it will become heavy at times in the afternoon and evening as the front sits nearby. FutureTracker showing moisture from Eta and a cold frontOur rainfall forecast indicates that most of the area will see 1-3″ of rain between Wednesday and Thursday. If the front stalls over the area, however, we’ll see continuing rounds of heavy rain throughout the day Thursday too. That would add to rain totals and the flood threat.
Clouds, fog, rain and temperature swings make for an active weekend in SW Virginia
ROANOKE, Va. – After a lengthy stretch of quiet weather, things are finally starting to get a little more active this weekend. The first system to track is a cold front to the west of us that will push through during the day. Future Tracker Temperatures Sunday 3 p.m. (WSLS)Once the wedge loses its grip on our weather, we’ll warm up a bit Monday through Wednesday. The next big chance of rain for our area is expected Thursday and Friday as a low pressure system emerges from the southwest. Future Tracker Sunday 5 p.m. (WSLS)Details on how much rain we will receive will become more clear as that system approaches.
Tracking river levels and fog, but overall, a pleasant holiday weekend!
ROANOKE, Va. – River levels remain our top concern as we start the long, holiday weekend. Many rivers have come down from their crests, but we’re still tracking the Dan River at Danville, Paces and South Boston, as well as the Roanoke River at Altavista, Brookneal and Randolph. Southside river levels (WSLS)All the moisture from the rain has soaked into the ground, and with winds weakening overnight, we’ve seen dense fog develop this morning. Saturday morning fog alerts (WSLS)We shouldn’t add too much rain this weekend, as daily storm chances stay low at 20 to 30 percent. Future Tracker Sunday 3 p.m. (WSLS)After such a wet and chilly week, I think many of you will notice the warmth this weekend.
Photos of New York City quieted by coronavirus
Fog envelops the Manhattan skyline as the Brooklyn Bridge sits nearly empty of pedestrian traffic in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on March 20, 2020 in New York City. New York City has become the epicenter of coronavirus in the U.S with over 47,000 cases. What remains is a surreal and eerie state of quiet and calm across a city that is typically unaccustomed to life without the noise and chaos that makes up the very fabric of New York. While New York may still be the city that never sleeps, it is also a city that has been subdued, muted and left immobile. The following are photos of some of New York's most popular and iconic landmarks left empty as the city grapples with a pandemic that has already claimed over 1000 lives.cnbc.com
Fog hampers search for 11 servicemen presumed dead in helicopter crash
Fog hampers search for 11 servicemen presumed dead in helicopter crash Military rescue crews resume their search for any sign of seven Marines and four soldiers after a helicopter crashed in the Florida Panhandle. The troops were in a Black Hawk helicopter that came down Tuesday night near Eglin Air Force Base. Mark Strassmann reports from Navarre, where the weather is making the rescue effort very difficult.cbsnews.com