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Windy, warm Thursday; Increased fire risk through the evening

Rain chances increase Sunday

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ROANOKE, Va – Yesterday was the transition day to warmer times around these parts. Thursday will be even warmer as temperatures climb back into the mid-70s. The wind will kick up out of the southwest to a tune of 15-25 mph. Gusts at times could top 30 mph. The combination of the wind and low relative humidity will create an increased fire risk across the region. Use caution through the evening.

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We’ll surge into summer-like air come Friday with highs flirting with 80s.

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A strong cold front brings the chance for storms back into the picture Sunday with highs falling into the 50s and 60s early next week.


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