ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Although it will be a chilly start to Friday, warmer conditions are expected by the afternoon.
For Friday, morning temperatures will start in the middle 30s and into the 40s. You may want to grab a coat as you head out the door this morning. Overall, there will be plenty of sunshine across Southwest and Central Virginia. It will be a bit breezy at times with wind gusts up to 25 mph. Spring-like temperatures are back in the forecast by the afternoon with highs reaching the upper 60s and into the mid-70s.
Clouds will increase Friday evening with overnight temperatures falling into the 40s and 50s.
Another cold front will sweep through the region Saturday, bringing the chance for rain showers. The best chance to see some rain will be during the morning hours, but a few spotty showers may linger into the afternoon. Skies will generally be mostly cloudy to overcast throughout the day. High temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s.
We’ll definitely feel a difference in temperature on Easter Sunday. Morning temperatures will range from the 30s and into the 40s, so put on a coat or jacket if you’re heading to a sunrise service. Partly to mostly sunny skies will be overhead for the day with afternoon temperatures in the upper 50s and 60s.
You may need to cover your gardens and protect your plants Saturday night/Sunday morning and Sunday night/Monday morning. Some spots will fall down into the 30s during the night. We may have a few Frost Advisories in the region.
It will be a chilly and rainy start to the upcoming week. Off-and-on rain showers are likely Monday. It will be noticeably cooler outside with high temperatures in the 40s and 50s. We’re not done with the chilly weather just yet!
However, an area of high pressure will build in behind Monday’s rain. Drier conditions are in the forecast for the middle of next week. A warming trend will also take place with highs returning to the 60s and 70s by Wednesday and Thursday.