Cooler and Dry Thursday, Changes Friday

Tracking Rain and Cooler than Average Temperatures
Updated: May. 6, 2021 at 12:27 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Noticeably cooler and drier today behind a cold front that swept across the region yesterday. Northerly breezes will keep temperatures cooler than average.

Clouds increase from the west later today and overnight. Remaining dry tonight and for the start of Friday.

Tracking a storm system over the Mid-West which will arrive over the Mid-Atlantic region Friday with rain showers. Rain will break out later in the morning through the afternoon and early evening. A rumble of thunder possible. Severe weather is not expected.

Rain will exit Friday evening. Turning cooler and drier late.

Nice and sunny on Saturday. Still cooler than average for the second weekend of May.

Another rain maker will try to push in on Mother’s Day, Sunday. Can’t rule out some rain showers Sunday into Monday.

Cool for May and dry next Tuesday and Wednesday. More wet weather possible later next Thuesday.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, cooler, pleasant. A few clouds may arrive later in the day and evening. Highs in the 60s. North breeze.

Thursday night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 40s.

Friday: Rain developing. Thunder also possible. Highs in the upper 50s for the Shenandoah Valley and lower 60s for central Virginia. A quarter inch of rain or less is currently projected.

Friday night: Evening showers exit. Drier and cooler late. Lows upper 30s to lower 40s.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, pleasant. Highs upper 60s. Lows in the 40s.

Sunday - Mother’s Day: Mostly cloudy with a shower chance at this time. Highs in the 60s. Lows in the 50s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, a passing shower/thundershower. Highs lower 70s. Lows in the 40s.

Tuesday: Partly sunny. Highs upper 60s. Lows in the 40s.

Wednesday: Increasing clouds. Highs in the 60s.

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