28ºF

Very thick fog early, flash flooding possible later today

25 degrees cooler Thursday afternoon

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ROANOKE, Va – The fog is widespread and thick to start Wednesday. That fog will gradually lift through the second half of the morning helping temperatures climb to around 80 by the afternoon.

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Storms will start to develop around 2 to 3 in the afternoon in the Highlands and New River Valley. Storm chances increase along the Blue Ridge and Southside closer to 4.

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These storm will likely contain very heavy rain through the evening. With how saturated the ground is, flash flooding could occur quickly.

TEMPERATURES:

A cold front responsible for the storms tonight and tomorrow will also bring the coolest air of the season.

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Highs Thursday will occur at midnight and then fall into the upper-50s by Thursday afternoon. Dust off the jacket if you haven't already.


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