CWS Forecast: Capital Region

As the week ends, the Commonwealth is still feeling the effects of a cold front that passed through the area. Temperatures will increase into the seventies due to a high pressure system in Ohio, causing clear skies and surface heating, perfect weather for Movin’ On! Into the night Friday, temperatures will decrease slightly into the sixties with thunderstorms possible late at night. On Saturday, most of the state will experience scattered showers due to a large trough extending through the eastern portion of the country. A warm front will pass through the Commonwealth Sunday and scattered showers will continue throughout the day. Monday will be fairly humid due to the southerly winds bringing moist air into the area. A cold front will pass through the Commonwealth Monday night, causing temperatures to drop and possible storms. On Tuesday, temperatures will be fairly cool and scattered showers will continue.

Day One: Friday, August 18th 2017

Sunny and very pleasant during the afternoon. Increasing clouds overnight could bring an isolated shower.

High: 79°F

Low: 65°F

Day Two: Saturday, August 19th 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, very warm.

High: 83°F

Low: 61°F

Day Three: Sunday, August 20th 2017

Mostly cloudy skies with a slight chacne of a shower in the afternoon.  Cooler.

High: 68°F

Low: 58°F

Day Four: Monday, August 21st 2017

Overcast with showers cand thunderstorms arriving in the afternoon.  Steadier rain overnight with storms still mixed in.

High: 79°F

Low: 58°F

Day Five: Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

A little cooler but still pleasant.  Gusty winds possible.

High: 69°F

Low: 45°F