Pinpoint Weather: Relatively dry Tuesday, rain chances increase through rest of the week

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A few showers and storms are possible west of the I-77 corridor and along the mountains of West Virginia Monday. Otherwise, much of the region will stay relatively dry through Tuesday.

Memorial Day may be slightly cooler with afternoon highs in the lower to upper 70s. Skies will generally be mostly cloudy, although the sun will peek out at times. There is the chance for showers and storms west of the I-77 corridor and along the west-facing slopes of Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia. This will be spotty activity, but these storms will be capable of producing periods of heavy rainfall. If these showers and storms become near-stationary, then localized flooding could become an issue in isolated spots. Much of the wet weather will end during the evening, although some drizzle may linger around Southwest Virginia.

There is a slim chance for rain Tuesday. There may be some areas of drizzle. Otherwise, cloud cover will be variable with anywhere from mostly to partly cloudy skies. High temperatures will range from the lower to upper 70s.

Rain chances will being to increase Wednesday and into the upcoming weekend. Storms are possible, especially as we head later into the week. Some of these storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall and even some gusty winds. While we’re not looking at a long-term wet weather event, the ground is still saturated from the rain we’ve received over the past several days. Localized and flash flooding may become an issue again, so we need to stay alert, prepared, and safe.

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