CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - More fog, drizzle and low clouds on this Wednesday morning. Temperatures are mild for this time of year. Once the fog lifts and a southwest breeze kicks in, the temperature will be warmer this afternoon.
Tracking the progress of Hurricane Zeta that will make landfall over southeast Louisiana this evening as a category 1. It will collide with a strong cold front and winter-type storm system over the central and southern Plains. These two storm systems will arrive over our region starting late tonight into Thursday and exiting Friday morning. Rainfall projections are 1 to 3 inches. Localized flooding possible. Winds could gust to about 30 mph Thursday. The overall severe weather risk with quick spin-up tornadoes will be to our southeast over southeast Virginia to the Carolina’s.
Rain exits Friday morning. Turning cooler and drier into Halloween, Saturday and Sunday. A weak cold front arrives from the west Sunday evening with a passing shower chance.
Drier and cool for Monday and dry for Election Day, Tuesday.
Wednesday: Morning fog, low clouds and drizzle. Mostly cloudy, some hazy sun breaks as the wind turns to the southwest this afternoon. Highs low to mid 70s.
Wednesday overnight: Rain developing late. Lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
Thursday: Rainy and breezy. Temperatures in the 60s for most.
Thursday night: Showers and cooler. Lows upper 40s.
Friday: Morning showers exit. Mostly to partly cloudy. Highs in the 50s. Lows in the 30s.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and cool. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the 30s.
Sunday: Mostly to partly sunny. Highs lower 60s. A passing shower chance Sunday evening with a cold front. Lows in the 30s by dawn.
Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s. Lows lower 30s.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs near 60 degrees.