Plenty more sunshine alongside warmer temperatures on Sunday


DISCUSSION: High pressure remains in control this weekend and we look to stay clear heading into the evening. Overnight lows across the area will be cold once again, though not nearly as bad as we’ve been over the past few nights. Most spots will drop into the low 30s.

Not nearly as cold tonight.

After a chilly start our Sunday, our afternoon will be warmer and our highs will be close to average as they reach the upper 50s. We do look dry and sunny though throughout the the end of the weekend. The afternoon should be very nice and comfortable.

Sunny and comfortable tomorrow.

Another very cold air mass could arrive towards the start of next week. Right now, Veterans Day looks to start off dry and temperatures make it back into the 50s. A short period of showers later in evening will quickly switch into snow heading into the overnight hours as cold air moves in again.

Some snow showers arrive late Monday night.

As far as snowfall amounts go, most of us will be waking up to an inch or two on the ground on Tuesday morning. This shouldn’t cause any major complications, but we’ll need to have the ice scrapers ready in addition to taking the morning commute a little slower than usual.

Regardless of the potential snowfall, the middle of the week is looking dangerously cold! Tuesday and Wednesday night’s low temperatures are looking to drop into the teens and daytime highs are looking to stay below the freezing mark. Be sure to keep in touch with friends and family through the period; we don’t need anyone being left out in the cold!

Our temperatures will slowly climb each day towards the end of the week. Highs will return to the 30s by Thursday, 40s by Friday, and we should be pretty close to normal by the following weekend. This period is looking pretty quiet at the moment as far as precipitation goes.

The 2019-2020 Winter Outlook has been released. Southern WV is expected to have a winter with above average temperatures and above average precipitation. This doesn’t mean we won’t see snow or any bitterly cold snaps. While temperatures are expected to be generally above average, we could still have days where temperatures are well below average.

Temperature Outlook for Winter 2019-2020
Precip outlook for Winter 2019-2020

This outlook can’t predict big snow storms, or even how much snow we see. With above average precipitation in the forecast it could mean we see more rain AND snow. It just depends on the individual systems and their timing. Only time will tell!

10 Day Forecast.

Quiet. Cold again with lows in the 30s.

Still quiet with highs in the 50s.
Rain to snow mainly during the evening. Highs in the 50s.
Looking extremely cold. Snow showers early. Highs in the 20s.
Very cold again. Highs in the 20s.
Still dry, but chilly. Highs in the 30s.
Mostly dry. Highs in the upper 40s.
Looking dry. Highs in the 50s.
Dry. Near average in the 50s.
Dry. Near average again in the 50s.

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