When I came into work this morning we have a couple of showers over Hampton Roads. There was a lot of rain over northeast North Carolina up into Virginia Beach. The rain eventually moved offshore through the morning. This was caused by a weak area of low pressure that slid east along a stationary front.
As the low moves farther offshore today, the breeze will pick up out of the northeast. Temperatures were in the upper 50s to low 60s this morning, but the northeast breeze will keep temps from climbing too much this afternoon. High will be in the mid 60s. The breeze will make it feel cooler. Winds could gust to about 25mph near the shore. We’ll also have a mix of sun and clouds. By tomorrow the winds will pick up out of the south again. This will push a lot of moisture back into our region. We’ll have lots of clouds. There may be a few spotty showers in the morning, but rain will pick up between the late morning and the early afternoon.
This will be ahead of a strong cold front. The front will arrive by Friday night. Then the colder air will start to filter in. High temps will be in the upper 50s on Saturday with partly cloudy skies. It may be a little breezy again. High pressure will build in. By Saturday night temperatures will be dropping down into the 30s. We may have our first freeze over at least part of the viewing area. Then on Sunday we’ll only warm to near 50 degrees despite fair skies. We’ll be cold again Monday morning. It may be even colder than Sunday morning. Both of those will depend on the early morning wind speeds. We’ll be dry and cool on Monday during the day. Then more rain arrives by Tuesday.
Meteorologist: Jeremy Wheeler