Unsettled Weekend Ahead

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Saturday: After a morning of scattered storms and some heavy rain, we look to dry up considerably by the afternoon. We could still see an isolated shower or storm here or there, but some dry time and sunshine are expected. Temperatures will warm up as highs reach the mid-80s.

Sunday will end up fairly similar to Saturday. A few showers are possible, but there will still be plenty of opportunities to get outside and celebrate Dad. Make sure you have an eye to the sky in case of an isolated thunderstorm. Some clouds will be around, especially in our eastern counties such as Greenbrier, Monroe, and southern Mercer counties.

Monday rain is in the forecast for the second half of the day as a cold front approaches from the west. To the east we have the remnants of what is currently a disorganized tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico. This will lead to a rainy evening and overnight for many, and during the day it will be hot and sticky for most. Highs will be back in the mid and upper 80s for most.

Tuesday our front continues to push through aided with an ample amount of moisture. It will be a wet morning filled with a few rumbles of thunder for everyone. Eventually, the rain will transition to more scattered showers, regardless of how it’s falling though, the rain will be around all day long.

Wednesday is looking dry after a wet start to the workweek. High pressure returns to take a brief control over the region and much like the week before will lead to a bit of a cooler day since it’s dropping out of the north. Highs are expected to be in the 70s for most.

Thursday high pressure is still meandering around the region keeping us dry and sunny. Winds are shifting at this point to be more southerly tapping us into some warmer air, which should bring us back to the 80s for most.

In the extended forecast unsettled weather returns for next weekend with rain looking likely along another low pressure and cold front combo. Highs will remain near average for most of this period.

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TODAY:
Some storms before sunrise. A few storms during the afternoon, but plenty of dry time. Highs in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY:
A few isolated storms. Highs near 80.
MONDAY:
Some storms. Highs near 80.
TUESDAY:
Thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s.
WEDNESDAY:
Drier with highs in the 80s.
THURSDAY:
Still quiet. Highs in the 80s.
FRIDAY:
Dry and warm with showers moving in late. Highs in the 80s.
SATURDAY:
Rain returns. Highs in the 70s.
SUNDAY:
Still unsettled. Highs in the low 80s.

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