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Independence , VA
Skyline National Bank, Independence VA

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 5:37PM

Continued Clouds & Showers Through Sunday

The remnant of Ian lingers over the NC and VA Piedmont and is headed north. Rain will end sometime tonight as Ian moves north. Rain is likely tomorrow afternoon as well, as Ian moves back south briefly before moving off the coast. Monday through Thursday look dry, temperatures slowly warming to normal. On Friday, we can't rule out a shower.

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Hi: 52 Lo: 48

Overcast; Scattered showers ending tonight; NW wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 55 Lo: 47

Mostly Cloudy; PM showers likely; NW wind becoming north, 5-15 mph

Hi: 62 Lo: 41

Decreasing clouds; Still cooler than average; North wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 66 Lo: 43

Mostly clear; A step warmer

Hi: 69 Lo: 45

Mostly Clear; Warmer

Further Out

Thursday - Scattered clouds; Pleasant; High in the lower 70s; Low in the upper 40s
Friday - Scattered Clouds; Cannot rule out a stray shower; Cooler; High in the mid 60s; Low in the upper 30s

Forecast Discussion

Most areas got around half an inch to an inch of rain yesterday, with Whitetop getting 1.3 inches. The rain continues into Sunday. Winds yesterday peaked at around 20 miles per hour, with wind gusts up to 35 miles per hour at Twin County Airport.

Ian lingers over the NC and VA Piedmont this evening. Rain coverage is expected to diminish this evening. Tonight, shower coverage decreases to isolated. Tomorrow, Ian drifts back close to the Virginia border, making rain likely in the afternoon. Ian moves off the coast Sunday night.

High pressure over the northeast takes charge, leading to decreasing clouds Monday, and mostly sunny skies through Thursday. Temperatures will moderate as well, getting back to normal.

On Friday, a moisture-starved cold front moves through. A stray shower isn't impossible. Temperatures cool off again, going back below normal.


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