False fall finally fizzles later in the week

We’ll turn warmer and more humid late week into the weekend, resulting in more summer storms

ROANOKE, Va. – The start to the week has been marked with unseasonably cool weather - more typical of places like Oakland, California or Marquette, Michigan or even Fairbanks, Alaska.

Temperatures Monday-Tuesday afternoons felt more like August in parts of Michigan, California or Alaska!

Wednesday morning starts off with a subtle chill in the air, as multiple school districts get back into the classroom!

Bus stop forecast for Wednesday morning, August 17, 2022

Our wedge of overcast skies and October-like temperatures breaks up, leading to slightly warmer air Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

High temperature forecast for Wednesday and Thursday afternoons

An isolated shower or storm will be possible each day, but most of the area stays dry.

Warmth and humidity increases with a pair of fronts nearby this weekend, leading to a more summer-like pattern.

What we're tracking for the weekend of 8/19 to 8/21/2022

It looks as though we’ll see more storms Sunday than what we see Saturday.

Weekend high temperature forecast - 8/20 and 8/21/2022

Storm chances linger into the early part of next week, which could then lead to localized flooding.

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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.