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Soggier, cloudier and cooler conditions on tap for your Sunday

Hope you enjoyed the nice weather Saturday, because today will be a little different

Sunday planner
Sunday planner (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

ROANOKE, Va. – We started the weekend on an incredibly nice note with some sunshine and high temperatures in the 50s and 60s! The weather has taken a shift to start our Sunday, though.

Our latest storm system sent rain through the area overnight and some scattered showers could be around for the next few hours. Look for the faucet to be shut off around midday.

Chance for rain next 12 hours (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

We’ll have much cooler temperatures this afternoon. Look for highs to range from the upper 40s to low 50s across our corner of the Commonwealth. The clouds could break up just enough late in the day for some peeks of sunshine.

Some freezing drizzle and/or snow will be possible in the mountains today and tonight as our storm system pulls away to the northeast.

GFS snowfall forecast through 12 p.m. Monday (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

With the threat for wintry weather, the National Weather Service offices in Charleston, WV and Baltimore/Washington, D.C. have issued winter weather advisories for parts of Pocahontas and Highland Counties.

Winter weather alerts for today and tonight (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

The weather looks relatively quiet for most of the work week, save for a stray rain or snow shower Tuesday. Temperatures will run at or slightly above-average through Thursday.

We’re tracking a storm system in the southeast for Friday.

The cold air looks marginal at this time, but models are hinting at the possibility of snow. The precipitation could end up being plain old rain or a mix, too.

Next big weather maker on Friday (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

We’ll provide updates through the week as this system gets closer.


About the Author:

Justin McKee presents the weather forecast on 10 News Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 8 a.m. He also fills in for other meteorologists during the week.