First Alert Forecast: Rain moves in followed by wintry weather
(WHSV) - A system from the southwest is moving through our area bringing a steady rain until around noon Monday. Some wintry weather to follow.
SUNDAY: A strong low pressure system arrives Sunday overnight bringing a steady rain that could be heavy at times throughout our entire viewing area. Staying chilly with overnight lows in the low 40s.
MONDAY: A chilly and rainy start to Monday with temperatures in the 40s. A steady rain that could be heavy at times is expected for the morning hours. By noon, rain becomes less numerous and most will see partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. A cool day with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Windy with winds sustained out of the west at 15-25 mph with wind gusts over 40 mph. Widespread rain totals 0.75-1.5 inches. Areas to the south are more likely to be on the higher end of that range.
A chilly Monday evening with skies clearing quickly and temperatures in the 40s. Partly cloudy skies expected overnight for the Valley. A few flurries cannot be ruled out in West Virginia. Upslope snow showers for the Allegheny Mountains. Cold overnight with lows in the low 30s. Breezy in West Virginia at times as winds will be sustained out of the west at 10-15 mph.
TUESDAY: A cold start with temperatures in the 30s. Windy during the day winds sustained out of the west at 10-25 mph with winds gusts over 40 mph especially in our West Virginia counties. Snow arrives for our West Virginia counties and western Rockingham County. Mostly cloudy and cold with highs in the mid to upper 30s in West Virginia and around 40 in the Valley. Wind chills in the teens and 20s. Some isolated snow squalls may impact the Valley.
By the evening, the Allegheny Mountains are looking at 3-6 inches of snow. Other areas west of US 220 are looking at 1-3 inches of snow. The rest of our viewing area in West Virginia and portions of western Rockingham County are looking at an inch. If a strong enough snow squall moves into the Valley a quick dusting could occur.
A cold evening with temperatures in the 30s under partly to mostly cloudy skies. Partly cloudy overnight. A few snow flurries possible for our West Virginia counties. Snow showers continue for the Allegheny Mountains. Windy in our West Virginia locations with winds sustained out of the west at 15-25 mph. Wind gusts could be over 40 mph. Overnight lows in the mid 20s. Wind chills in the single digits to teens overnight.
WEDNESDAY: A very cold start with temperatures rising into the 30s. Plenty of sunshine and still chilly with highs in the mid to upper 40s. Overnight lows in the mid 20s.
THURSDAY: Another very cold start with temperatures in the 20s. Partly cloudy and cool for the day with temperatures rising into the low to mid 50s. Overnight lows in the low 30s.
FRIDAY: A cold start with temperatures in the 30s. Cloudy throughout the day with scattered showers. Overnight lows in the mid 30s.
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