ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Another round of rainy weather will impact Southwest and Central Virginia on Monday.
Rain will move back into the region on Monday as a storm system impacts the Mid-Atlantic. While morning rain showers and drizzle are possible, there’s a higher potential for widespread rain during the afternoon and evening hours. Periods of heavy rainfall may occur which could lead to localized flooding concerns. When it’s not raining, overcast skies will be over the region with highs in the lower and middle 50s.
Cooler air will filter in behind the passing storm system. Some overnight rain showers may become a wintry mix toward the Alleghany Highlands. However, most of the wet weather will taper off before sunrise on Tuesday.
Southwest and Central Virginia will begin to dry out by Tuesday afternoon. Clearing skies will be overhead with winds picking up. Gusts of 40 – 60 mph are possible, especially along and west of the Blue Ridge. Power outages may occur. Highs will be in the 40s and lower 50s.
High pressure will approach the region for the middle of the week. Plentiful sunshine is in the forecast for Wednesday with breezy winds blowing through. Morning lows will be in the lower 30s while afternoon temperatures will warm up into the near-average 40s and lower 50s.
The cool and dry conditions will continue through Friday with highs in the 50s. A cold front will pass through Southwest and Central Virginia on Saturday, bringing some light rain showers to the area. For Saturday and Sunday, morning lows will be in the 30s. Afternoon temperatures will be in the cooler 40s and lower 50s.