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Showers and storms for Mother's Day

Not a complete washout

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ROANOKE, Va. – A nearby boundary will stir up rain showers and even a few thunderstorms from time to time Sunday but Mother’s Day will not be a total washout.

Light to moderate rain showers can be expected Sunday morning.

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By the afternoon, the atmosphere could become a bit more unstable resulting in a few thunderstorms developing along and east of the Parkway.

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A strong-to-severe storm containing damaging winds and very heavy downpours will be possible until early Sunday evening.

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The precipitation will be spotty Sunday night and there could be a few lingering showers until midday Monday.

Then, we will finally get the opportunity to dry out.

Highs for Monday will top out in the upper 60s and lower 70s with a gusty west wind.

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The wind will remain strong into Tuesday with highs only warming into the 60s.

By Wednesday afternoon, temperatures will return to the mid-70s under mostly sunny skies.


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