Mostly sunny today and Friday with highs in the lower 80s and overnight lows in the comfortable 50s. There's only the slightest chance of a stray shower in the mountains during the afternoon hours. Don't bet the farm on it.
The first weekend of summer looks strong, with steadily increasing heat and humidity; fitting for the new season. Highs in the low to mid 80s Saturday; upper 80s Sunday. Partly sunny both days with only a slight chance of an afternoon shower or storm Sunday afternoon.
As a weak cold front approaches, heat, humidity and scattered afternoon and evening storms are forecast early next week, otherwise partly sunny. Highs will flirt with 90°. Summer has arrived in the Shenandoah Valley.
Yesterday's High: 75
Yesterday's Low: 61
Today's Normal High: 82
Today's Normal Low: 59
Record High Temp/Year: 97/1926
Record Low Temp/Year: 42/1959
Sunrise This Morning: 5:51 a.m.
Sunset Tonight: 8:42 p.m.
Yesterday's Precipitation: 0.01"
Month to Date Precipitation/MTD Average: 4.07"/3.41"
Year to Date Precipitation/YTD Average: 17.93"/17.52"
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