Tracking a mid-week cold front that takes us from spring to winter
As the wind relaxes and sunshine goes to work, we expect seasonable afternoon temperatures Monday. High temperature forecast for Monday, 3/29/2021We’ll turn a bit warmer Tuesday afternoon before a strong cold front moves closer by Wednesday. AdAverage last freeze in southwest and central VirginiaHigh pressure takes control of our weather by Easter weekend, which implies improving weather throughout the holiday weekend. What we're tracking - Easter Sunday 2021We’ll start out cold Good Friday morning and Saturday morning as well. Planning things out for Easter weekend 2021Keep checking back for updates by downloading our app.
Whew! Wind lingers into Wednesday before a pair of cold fronts approach
ROANOKE, Va. – Now that Tuesday’s gone with the wind, the wind isn’t necessarily gone for Wednesday. Wind speed and wind gust forecast for Wednesday, 2/3/2021At least high pressure is inching closer. Marginally cold air could lead to a brief wintry mix to areas north of I-64 and around I-77 late Thursday night into early Friday morning. So, our threat of wintry weather remains low Friday and Saturday. There could be an opportunity or two for wintry weather in that kind of pattern.
Cold front to bring brief rain, snow to the area Friday
ROANOKE, Va. – As is usually the case in mid-January, Wednesday morning is starting out quite cold with some frosty windshields again. Average temperatures vs. actual forecast temperatures - 1/14/2021Enjoy that, because a strong cold front is knocking on the door Friday. This front will lift the air enough to get a brief line of rain and snow developing in the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and Highlands from about 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. before pushing east as rain. FutureTracker - midday FridayThe front clears the area by the evening, leaving most of us dry but cold and breezy at times. However, it’s possible that we see some quick bursts/squalls of snow Saturday afternoon and evening in the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and Highlands.