Patches of rain, freezing rain return Monday night

Winter tries to sneak in during one of its final days

Possible types of precipitation for Monday night, 3/15/2021
Possible types of precipitation for Monday night, 3/15/2021

ROANOKE, Va. – Following a stretch of really nice weather, Monday’s weather takes a bit of a turn. We’ll be overcast at times with cooler air being wedged in at the surface. Most of us will see afternoon temperatures hanging out in the 40s.

Hourly temperature planner for Monday, 3/15/2021

As the air cools at the surface, more rain will move in from the west. This will be patchy at first around 8 p.m. Temperatures may be just cool enough for patches of freezing rain in areas west of the Parkway throughout the overnight.

FutureTracker - 9 p.m. Monday

If there is any ice accumulation, it will be on elevated surfaces. Ground temperatures are too high for any significant issues, thankfully. Tuesday starts wet for some, but showers turn less numerous. High temperatures will once again only reach the 40s.

FutureTracker - 6 a.m. Tuesday

We should thaw out during St. Patrick’s Day, as the wedge slowly erodes. Highs are expected to generally reach 60-65°.

St. Patrick's Day Planner - 2021

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