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Temp: 33.7°F

Forecast Last Updated at Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6:51AM

Fast Moving Weather

The weather systems affecting western VA will be fast moving this week. We'll have a lot of clouds and seasonal temperatures today and tomorrow but not much precipitation until Wednesday evening. Light rain and snow is expected to move in Wednesday night and last through Thursday morning. Some of the higher elevations could get some minor accumulations but we only expect a dusting for the valleys. Clouds roll back in for Friday and a mix of rain and snow is possible Friday night and Saturday. Again, the higher the elevation, the greater the likelihood of accumulating snow. We clear out Sunday. Temperatures will be near average until Monday when we expect much milder temperatures.

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Tuesday

Hi: 43 Lo: 27

Partly sunny; Seasonably cool; NW wind 10-15 mph and gusty
Wednesday

Hi: 42 Lo: 30

Mostly cloudy; Light rain and snow mix possible overnight; North wind 5-10 mph
Thursday

Hi: 40 Lo: 30

Cloudy early with light snow possible; Decreasing clouds in the PM; Light wind
Friday

Hi: 44 Lo: 32

Cloudy; Wintry mix possible Friday night
Saturday

Hi: 45 Lo: 31

Cloudy; Wintry mix early changing to rain in the valleys with snow in higher elevations in the PM

Further Out

Sunday - Mostly cloudy early with decreasing clouds; High in the mid 40s; Low in the lower 30s
Monday - Sunny early with increasing clouds in the PM; Light rain possible overnight; High in the lower 60s; Low near 40 degrees

Forecast Discussion

This week gives us a complicated and fast moving set of weather systems which will affect our weather. Today through tomorrow evening is simple as we'll have seasonal temperatures and dry weather. Clouds will move in tomorrow afternoon. By tomorrow night, a weakening low pressure moving along the Gulf coast could provide enough moisture to bring western VA some precipitation. And, there is enough cold air around that the precipitation type will be elevation dependent. Light rain is more likely in the valleys and light snow is more likely near the peaks with a wintry mix possible in all locations. The emphasis is on the light part of the precipitation as whatever falls will be light so we don't expect a significant event.

Another low forming along the Gulf coast will move to the NC coast by Saturday. Unfortunately, it is not clear if this system will bring rain, snow or just some clouds. There is that much uncertainty surrounding the development and movement of this system. And for kicks, the air is on the borderline between a cold rain and wintry mix. Friday and Saturday look cloudy (in more ways than one) with temperatures near average. There is a chance for a cold rain Friday night through Saturday, there is a chance for a wintry mix Friday night and Saturday and there is even a chance we could be mostly dry with just clouds.

I wish we could be more certain of what to expect for Friday and Saturday. Stay tuned.

We are certain skies will clear Sunday and temperatures will warm up quite a bit for Monday.

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