Near Record Warmth On Horizon, Then Cold Blast Arrives

WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): If you are ready for spring, Mother Nature is on your side this week!

TEMPERATURES: Each afternoon through Thursday will warm a few degrees. The high temperatures Thursday afternoon will near record territory, but the pollen count will kick into high gear as well. Friday will still be warm, but not as “hot” as Thursday and then we are on a downward trend and bottom out on Tuesday, the vernal equinox with highs in the 40s and gusts to 35 mph.

RAIN: A warm front will bring a thunder rumble and showers Friday morning and then a cold front late in the day will trigger a fresh rounds of showers. Despite the recent soggy pattern and standing water in spots, flooding is not expected. Another shower is possible late Sunday and then late Monday before snow showers return Tuesday (near river valley rain showers).

ST. PATRICK’S DAY: The weather will be dry and mildish (50s) with a rain shower late in the day.

FIRST DAY OF SPRING: Coldest day of the next week! Snow showers are expected with a dusting around 2,000 feet (above Rt. 19) and 2-4″ for Snowshoe!

Chief Meteorologist Chad Merrill’s latest forecast:


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