Sunny, cooler Wednesday with a cold rain moving in Friday

Forecast for Virginia Tech Football, Martinsville Race Weekend


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.


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


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


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.


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


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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