Weak high pressure will remain in place through this afternoon. Late this afternoon into tonight, a weak low-pressure area will pass to our north and northeast, swinging a cold front across the region. Light rain showers possible from the Blue Ridge westward this
evening, with mountain snow showers for overnight. High pressure then produces below normal temperatures, but generally dry and tranquil weather into the Thanksgiving holiday travel period.
In the forecast – Sunny today with a high of 59. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low of 44. Sunny Tuesday with a high of 55. In the extended forecast – Sunny and clear through Friday. A chance of rain Friday night. Showers likely Saturday and Saturday night, then sunny again on Sunday. Highs through the period between 43 and 56 and overnight lows between 24-41.
Appalachian Power says there are still just under 5,000 customers will without power as a result of last week’s ice storm. 1,927 of them are in Virginia and 1,129 of them are in Floyd County. 506 are in Patrick County. Franklin County is down to 32 and Henry County is still listed as fewer than 5.