ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Expect a dry start to the workweek before daily rain chances return to the forecast.
It will be a foggy start to Monday in parts of Southwest and Central Virginia, so slow down accordingly and keep your low beams on. Otherwise, a warm and sunny day is ahead. An area of high pressure will keep the region fairly dry. It will also be noticeably warmer with high temperatures in the 70s and lower 80s. Clouds will begin to move back into the area during the evening hours. Overnight lows will be in the 50s.
A bit of sunshine will peek out Tuesday. It will be a dry start to the day with highs in the upper 70s and 80s. However, a nearby front will allow Southwest and Central Virginia to have the chance to see hit-or-miss afternoon showers and storms.
Similar to Tuesday, Wednesday will be warm and muggy. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 70s and 80s. There is the chance for showers and storms to move through, but the rain will continue to be hit-or-miss in nature.
A few late-day rain showers are possible Thursday. Otherwise, slightly cooler and drier air will make its way into the region. Highs will mainly be in the 70s, which is seasonably warm for the beginning of May. Rain showers will have the chance to move through later in the day and into Friday.
Periods of rain and cooler temperatures are in the forecast for Friday and Saturday. A few storms may come into the mix on Friday. Overall, you’ll definitely want to have the umbrella on hand for much of the week ahead.