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Sunny, cooler Wednesday with a cold rain moving in Friday

Forecast for Virginia Tech Football, Martinsville Race Weekend

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ROANOKE, Va – Behind a cold front that crossed Tuesday, cooler, drier air is pouring in for Wednesday. Sunshine will dominate again Wednesday, but highs will be much cooler, only in the upper-50s and lower-60s.

Clouds start to increase to Thursday afternoon to make way for a cold rain moving in for Friday and parts of the weekend.

VIRGINIA TECH GAME:

The weather is cool, but dry in Blacksburg for the Thursday night Virginia Tech game.

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A few showers are possible Friday morning, but steadier rain picks up Friday afternoon and lasts for much of the day.

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A general 1-3" of rain is possible. Isolated flooding will be possible, but rainfall rates will be nowhere near what was observed when Tropical Storm Michael moved through.

SATURDAY:

The steadiest rain moves out of the area by the morning. While most afternoon is dry, a few passing showers will be possible.

MARTINSVILLE RACE:

A Few showers will be possible in the morning with just a stray opportunity for a shower later in the afternoon, The best chance for steady rain to return should be after the race and into Monday morning.

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