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Independence , VA

Forecast Last Updated at Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6:39PM

Breezy and Cooler

The big cold front has passed and now all the fun weather we have left is gusty wind and a "maybe" stray evening shower. The 3 Golf-O-Meter Rating today had more to do with wind than rain or temperatures. Temperatures will be cooler tonight with breezy conditions. Tuesday and Wednesday will be pleasant (cooler than seasonal norms) with the just a barely-worth-mentioning chance of a brief shower Tuesday afternoon. Enjoy the first half of the week because "grayer" weather develops Thursday lasting through the rest of this week.

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Hi: 74 Lo: 55

Partly cloudy; A stray shower possible; Cooler tonight; NW wind 10-20 mph

Hi: 70 Lo: 49

Partly cloudy; Much cooler; Cannot rule out a stray afternoon shower; NW wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 72 Lo: 50

Lots of sun; Cooler than the calender suggests; Light wind

Hi: 71 Lo: 55

Becoming cloudy; Showers developing in the PM; Fog possible Thur. night; Continued unseasonably cool

Hi: 68 Lo: 57

Clouds; Patchy fog; Continued cool; Periods of rain

Further Out

Saturday - Clouds; Patchy fog; Chilly; Periods of rain; High in the upper 60s; Low in the upper 50s
Sunday - Lots of clouds with morning fog; Still on the cool side of normal; Isolated showers; High in the lower 70s; Low near 60 degrees

Forecast Discussion

The cold front everyone has been talking about passed over the Appalachians around lunchtime today. Now the front sits well to our south and east giving the folks at the beach the "fun" weather we had last night! There is a bit of wrap-around moisture moving in from the Ohio valley (which is normal after a decent cold front, following the spin of the system) that could make an isolated, passing shower possible. Temperatures tonight are a step cooler than Sunday.

Tuesday and Wednesday, high pressure slides into the Eastern US as today's front moves down the Atlantic and to the Gulf Coast. Temperatures will be seasonably cool. Cool temperatures aloft may be enough to spark a stray shower in NW NC and SW VA Tuesday afternoon.

The front will remain to our south through the rest of the week with disturbances moving west along the front. High pressure will be centered in New England. Moisture from the south will overrun cool air at the surface. It will not be as dramatic as the "gray event" 10 days ago, but it will be reminiscent. Clouds increase Thursday with showers mostly in the afternoon. Friday and Saturday will be cloudy, seasonably cool with periods of rain and patchy fog. The muck will relent Sunday with somewhat warmer temperatures and only isolated showers (still some morning fog).


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