ROANOKE, Va. – A high wind warning remains in effect for locations along and west of the Parkway until 1 p.m.
Wind gusts will exceed 50 mph from time to time, which could lead to more power outages and downed trees.
Also, be cautious while driving a high-profile vehicle.
The wind will gradually decrease Thursday afternoon as temperatures warm into the upper 40s and mid-50s.
If you plan to do any Black Friday shopping in the morning, bundle up!
Early morning temperatures will start in the 30s, but reach into the upper 40s and mid-50s by the afternoon.
Another system developing out west will bring rain showers to southwest Virginia for the weekend.
A gusty wind will develop late Sunday, which could help to generate some upslope snow showers for the mountains into Monday morning.