ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — High pressure is in control across the Mid-Atlantic, resulting in hot and dry conditions across the region.
Monday will start with morning temperatures in the mild 60s and lower 70s. Mostly to partly sunny skies are expected over Southwest and Central Virginia with afternoon highs reaching the upper 80s and middle 90s. It will feel a bit muggy outside with increasing humidity levels in the forecast.
Pockets of mountain valley fog are possible Tuesday morning with temperatures starting in the 60s and lower 70s. Similar to Monday, it will be hot and mostly dry with afternoon temperatures in the upper 80s and middle 90s.
A cold front will pass through late Tuesday into Wednesday, but little to no precipitation is expected. There will be a shift in the winds Wednesday, leading to slightly cooler conditions. Highs will be in the 80s.
The heat returns Thursday and Friday with afternoon highs in the 80s and 90s. A nearby front may spark a few isolated showers and storms late in the day, but the rain doesn’t appear to be widespread.
There is a chance for showers and storms Saturday as a front prepares to move through the Mid-Atlantic. Once the front passes through Southwest and Central Virginia, we will notice cooler temperatures for the end of the weekend. For Sunday, highs are slated to be in the 70s and lower 80s.