Wednesday cold front creates weather whiplash this week

We’ll stay seasonably warm the next two days before a cold front brings much colder air

Weather whiplash - Tuesday to Thursday
Weather whiplash - Tuesday to Thursday

ROANOKE, Va. – Following an overall pleasant weekend, Monday morning starts with some showers. These showers gradually move east throughout the morning, so that may be a bit of an issue for the commute in areas south of Interstate 81.

FutureTracker - 9 a.m. Monday, 4/19/2021

Clouds decrease after the rain passes, allowing for a very nice afternoon in southwest and central Virginia. Highs will range between 60 and 65° in the New River Valley. The rest of the area will top out between 65 and 70°.

High temperature forecast for Monday, 4/19/2021

After a chilly start Tuesday morning, a breeze from the south will push afternoon temperatures into the 70s. Enjoy that, because some big changes are coming mid-to-late week.

What we're tracking - Tuesday, 4/20/2021

A strong cold front will move through the area Wednesday. Only a few morning showers are expected, but most of that will target the west-facing slopes. A gusty wind will take over, blowing in some colder air.

What we're tracking - Wednesday, 4/21/2021

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