Wednesday: Sunny and pleasant, remaining mild. Morning temperatures in the mid to upper 20s, rising into the low to mid 50s in the afternoon with some increasing clouds. Wednesday night a few spotty showers overnight, mainly for the West Virginia mountains but can't rule out a few spotty showers overnight for the Valley.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy cool, a few scattered showers expected as we sit in between a coastal low to the east and a cold front to the west. The heaviest rain remains east. Morning temperatures in the 40s, chilly to start and only rising into the mid 50s. A few spots could rise into the upper 50s especially if the cold front slows down. Breezy at times especially for some higher ridges. Winds increase Thursday night.
Friday: A mix of sun and clouds. A chilly start with temperatures in the low 30s. With the sunshine, temperatures will rise into the mid 50s in the afternoon. As high pressure builds in, Friday will be a very windy day. With humidity levels dropping through the afternoon as the air becomes more dry, there is the threat for wildfires, or the spreading of if anything were to spark. Wind gusts could be as high as 40mph with gusts over 50mph across higher ridges. Down tree limbs and trees are possible along with power outages. A First Alert Weather Day due to the high winds and the wildfire threat.
Saturday: Abundant sunshine but still quite windy. A cold start with temperatures near 30, rising into the low to mid 50s in the afternoon. Once again with lower humidity and high winds, the wildfire danger is high. A First Alert Weather Day due to the wildfire threat.
Sunday: Sunny and pleasant, a gorgeous day. A chilly start with morning temperatures in the upper 30s. With the sunshine, temperatures will soar into the mid to upper 60s to low 70s for the afternoon. A beautiful day.
Monday: Mostly cloudy with highs approaching 70 degrees. Another beautiful spring day.
Tuesday: Plenty of sun and colder. Starting out the day with temperatures in the low 30s. Even with the sunshine, temperatures will only rise into the mid 40s in the afternoon.
We are now issuing First Alert Weather days. This is something new we are introducing and you will see more of these being issued by the First alert storm team. This is not to over-hype any day, but simply to make you aware, or give you a heads up when you might want to pay attention to the weather a little more on a given day.
|Today's Normal High||53|
|Today's Normal Low||30|
|Record High Temp/Year||80/1945|
|Record Low Temp/Year||13/1923|
|MTD Precip/Month's Average||1.87"/2.92"|
|YTD Precipitation/YTD Average||7.95"/2.29"|