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Current Conditions
Galax

Temp: 77.4°F

Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 4:11PM

Warm, Humid, Showers

Widely scattered showers and thundershowers will continue through sunset with the greatest concentration of storms around Wytheville and westward.

We back off rain chances ever so slightly to begin the week but by Wednesday widely scattered showers and thundershowers are back in the forecast. Unfortunately I am not seeing much change with regards to humidity in the next week or so.

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Sunday

Hi: 85 Lo: 65

Mostly cloudy then partly cloudy after sunset; Widely scattered showers and thundershowers through sunset; Light South wind
Monday

Hi: 84 Lo: 64

Partly cloudy; Isolated showers and thundershowers in the PM; SE wind 5-10 mph
Tuesday

Hi: 80 Lo: 65

Partly to mostly cloudy; Isolated PM showers or t-showers; SE wind 5-10 mph
Wednesday

Hi: 82 Lo: 63

Partly cloudy; Widely scattered showers & t-showers
Thursday

Hi: 84 Lo: 64

Partly to mostly cloudy; Warmer; I cannot rule out an afternoon t-shower

Further Out

Friday - Partly cloudy; Widely scattered showers and thundershowers; High in the mid 80s; Low in the mid 60s
Saturday - Partly to mostly cloudy; Scattered showers and thundershowers; High in the mid 80s; Low in the mid 60s

Forecast Discussion

A subtle boundary in the area allowed for greater shower and thundershower coverage today. We back off the chances ever so slightly Monday and Tuesday, as the aforementioned boundary fades. We will primarily rely on diurnal heating and upslope flow for precipitation chances to start the week.

Low pressure then begins to develop along a stationary front over the deep south, pushing east from Georgia into South Carolina. This will yield precipitation chances most days mid to late week. Unfortunately I do not see any end to the humidity we have been seeing recently. Temperatures will be near to slightly above average throughout the period.

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