Spring weather, like Tom Brady, returns to play after brief hiatus

Temperatures most afternoons this week reach the 60s

Upper level air pattern through the final week of winter

ROANOKE, Va. – NFL quarterback, Tom Brady, broke the internet once again over the weekend, announcing his return to play after a (very) brief retirement.

While spring isn’t necessarily grabbing internet headlines, it will be returning after a brief cold snap.

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While Monday morning starts out cold, the afternoon will be much warmer with highs in the 60s.

High temperature forecast for Monday, 3/14/2022

A breeze out of the south Tuesday pushes our temperatures into the middle to upper 60s after another cool start to the day.

What we're tracking - Tuesday, 3/15/2022

By Wednesday, an area of low pressure cut off from the rest of the air pattern will bring rounds of showers. These last into early Thursday morning.

Cutoff low pressure system to bring showers mid-week

Still, the luck of the Irish will be with us by the afternoon on St. Patrick’s Day as highs reach the 60s.

St. Patrick's Day planner - 2022

Another front moves in this weekend but with limited rain chances. That brings us to Sunday - the first official day of spring. According to the Climate Prediction Center’s 6-to-10 day outlook, spring will mostly start out warmer than average.

Climate Prediction Center 6 to 10 day outlook

About the Author

Meteorologist Chris Michaels is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcaster, forecasting weather conditions in southwest Virginia on WSLS 10 News from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays on Virginia Today.

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