Saturday 5/30: Scattered severe storms possible across Hampton Roads this afternoon

A cold front will move across the Mid-Atlantic region this afternoon, bringing the chance for strong to possibly severe thunderstorms across the entire Hampton Roads region. The Storm Prediction Center has a Level 1 or “Marginal Risk” for severe weather. TIMING: 3:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m.SEVERE THREAT: Damaging wind gusts 60+ mph, large hail, and…

5/9/20: From coats to shorts and flip flops; Near 90 degree temperatures likely by the end of next week

Does Mother Nature know it’s May? Apparently not! Lynchburg reached 32 degrees early Saturday morning, tying the record set back in 1947. On the Eastern Shore, Wallops Island dropped to 38 degrees, breaking the old record of 40 degrees from 1977! Across other areas in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, temperatures were as cold as 27…

Burst of snow with some freezing drizzle, likely early Thursday for New River Valley, Roanoke Valley, and Highlands

A weak disturbance will slide across the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia early Thursday morning and produce a burst of snow. Temperatures will range 29 to 33 degrees. The ground is cold and snow will likely accumulate on contact. There will likely be a little freezing drizzle mixed in. Elevated surfaces and untreated roads…