ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A cold front passes through Southwest and Central Virginia late Sunday, bringing a line of showers and storms through during the evening. The region will be drier behind the front, but winds will pick up!

Monday morning will start with temperatures in the 40s. By the afternoon, highs will reach the 50s in the mountains and the 60s elsewhere. It will definitely feel cooler outside due to the winds. Gusts of 25 – 35 mph are anticipated with partly to mostly sunny skies overhead.

It will be a chilly start to Tuesday with morning lows in the 30s and 40s. More sunshine is in the forecast, but the blustery winds will stick around. Afternoon highs will generally be in the middle 60s and into the lower 70s.

Drier weather is slated for Wednesday and Thursday as high pressure builds across the region. Wednesday will be warmer with afternoon temperatures in the middle 70s and into the lower 80s under mostly sunny skies. A few clouds will pass through Thursday, but the warm and dry weather will stay in place. Highs will be in the 80s across Southwest and Central Virginia.

A cold front will push through the area late Friday/Saturday. Isolated late-day showers are possible Friday with passing showers expected Saturday. Temperatures will trend cooler Sunday.