Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there!

Starting tonight, we’ll see the pesky clouds finally exit the area gradually during the evening. Overnight, we’ll have mainly clear skies develop.

Lows range from the 30s to the lower 40s.

Because of these cooler temperatures, there is a Frost Advisory that has been issued for parts of the Alleghany Highlands, the Greenbrier Valley and the NRV. This will run from 1 am to 9 am Monday in these areas. In Highland County, a Freeze Warning runs from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday where below-freezing temperatures are expected in some areas. If you have any sensitive vegetation that can be brought in, it’s probably a good idea to do that. Otherwise, cover them up to lessen the risk of them potentially being killed due to the colder temperatures.

Monday sees the return of bright sunshine across the region, though some clouds could be passing through the eastern part of the region during the afternoon.

During the afternoon, we could be seeing winds pick up a bit – especially east of the Blue Ridge. Gusts in the 20-25 mph will be possible once again.

We’ll also be much warmer as well with highs in the 60s.

The quiet pattern will continue into the middle and latter part of the week ahead with mainly sunny skies persisting into Thursday. We’re expecting highs trending into the 60s to near 70 in the mountains and the 70s across the rest of the region.

As we look at the end of the upcoming week, we do bring back the clouds that are associated with the same area of low pressure that’s bringing us clouds today. This system is going to meander around the western Atlantic, only to push back into our area – likely on Friday – with the return of scattered showers as well.

Showers – maybe a few thunderstorms will be possible into next weekend, but temperatures will be on the mild side…into the 70s, maybe near 80 for some locations along and east of the Blue Ridge as we get into next Sunday.

So, we’ll have several quiet days ahead.

Enjoy the day! I’ll talk to you tonight on WFXR News First at Ten!

Gary Boyer