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Sunny but Cooler Today

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
OF THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS...PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH
VALLEY...AND THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AND FOOTHILLS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.


Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Today:     mostly sunny, breezy and cooler. High 62.  North West winds 10 to 20  mph.

Tonight:   clear; there can be frost in the normally colder spots. Low 34.

Tomorrow:  plenty of sunshine, breezy and pleasant. High 69.
           Low tomorrow night 46.  

Friday:    variable clouds with a shower in spots. High 73. Low Friday night 47.

Saturday:  a shower in the area in the morning; otherwise, partly sunny and 
           breezy. High 75. Low Saturday night 40. 

Sunday:    cooler with a blend of sunshine and clouds. High 63.
           Low Sunday night 41. 
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Cloudy With Showers Possible

Clouds and showers are possible today as a cold front moves through the area. High pressure will return on Wednesday and should be with us until the end of the week when another front will influence our weather on Saturday.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Thickening clouds this afternoon with a couple of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High
73. Wind from the west-northwest at 6-12 mph.
Partly cloudy tonight. Low 40.
Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler tomorrow. High 62.
Thursday: pleasant and warmer with plenty of sunshine. High 69.
Friday: variable cloudiness with a shower or thunderstorm in spots. High 73.
Saturday: a morning shower, then partly sunny. High 75.
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Sun Today...Showers Tomorrow

High pressure will bring sunshine to the area today but clouds will increase tonight as a cold front will head our way on Tuesday. A few showers will be possible with this front. Sunshine returns with another high on Wednesday. Another front could bring some showers late Friday.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Mostly sunny, pleasant and warmer today. High 75. Winds light and variable.
Increasing clouds tonight. Low 47.
Mostly cloudy tomorrow with a couple of showers. High 72.
Wednesday: partly sunny and breezy. High 63.
Thursday: warmer with plenty of sunshine. High 70.
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Happy Easter!

A low to our south will continue to bring some clouds to the area today but we should be rain free until Tuesday. High pressure will bring sunshine for Monday before a cold front comes in on Tuesday. Another high will keep us sunny for the rest of the week ahead.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Today:     partly sunny. High 67. Winds east 4 to 8 mph.

Tonight:   clear. Low 36.

Tomorrow:  sunny to partly cloudy and beautiful. High 72. Low tomorrow night 47.

Tuesday:   mostly cloudy with a couple of thunderstorms around. High 70.
           Low Tuesday night 45.  

Wednesday: partly sunny and breezy. High 63. Low Wednesday night 38.

Thursday:  abundant sunshine and warmer. High 70. Low Thursday night 48.

Friday:  a mix of clouds and sunshine with a chance of showers. High 75.  Friday night's low 48.
Saturday: sunny. High 72. Saturday night's low 48.
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Partly Sunny Weekend

WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Partly sunny this afternoon. High 67. Winds northeast 4-8 mph.
Patchy clouds tonight. Low 39. Winds light and variable.
Mostly sunny tomorrow, Easter Sunday. High 65.
Monday: partly sunny and beautiful. High 73.
Tuesday: mostly cloudy and breezy with a couple of thunderstorms around. High 69.
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A Nice Weekend Ahead

While a cold front moving close to the area may bring some clouds, the chance of any showers tonight and Saturday should be minimal. Overall skies should be partly to mostly sunny, especially on Easter Sunday. The next chance of rain will be Tuesday when some light rain will be possible.


Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
More clouds than sun today. High 63. Winds light and variable.
Mostly cloudy tonight. Low 42.
Some sun tomorrow. High 65.
Easter Sunday: mostly sunny and beautiful. High 67.
Monday: pleasant with sun and areas of high clouds. High 73.
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Sunny and 50's Today

Sunny and clear skies should be the rule into Friday with temperatures in the 50's. We may see a little rain late
Friday and early Saturday as a low pressure system and associated cold front move close to the valley. Sunshine should return in plenty of time for Easter Sunday. The next chance of rain may be on Tuesday.

Here's The WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Mostly sunny and not as cool today. High 58. Winds southeast 4-8 mph.
Partly cloudy and cold tonight. Low 34.
Some sun, then increasing clouds tomorrow. High 61.
Friday night: a chance of showers. Low 40.
Saturday and Easter Sunday: a few showers possible early Saturday, otherwise
intervals of clouds and sunshine. High Saturday 67. High Sunday
68.
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Sunny But Cool Today...Below Freezing Again Tonight

High pressure will keep clear skies over the valley until at least Friday when a low will start tracking our way. With clear skies we can expect lows tonight to drop below freezing again. That low may bring some clouds and rain to the area as a system to our north will push south, just north of the valley. If we do see rain it will probably end by midday on Saturday and skies should clear late.



Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Sunny and cool today. High 53. Wind northeast 4-8 mph.
Clear and cold tonight. There will be a freeze. Low 30.
Partly sunny tomorrow, Friday and Saturday. A chance of a little rain Saturday morning.
High tomorrow, Friday and Saturday around 60.
Sunday: partly sunny and 64,
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FREEZING COLD TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE

Freezing cold temperatures are expected around the Shenandoah Valley tonight. If you have placed and plants outside you will want to take steps to protect them from the cold.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Turning out clear, breezy and much colder tonight. Low 26. Wind west-northwest 7-14 mph.
Sunny and cool tomorrow. High 52.
Mainly clear and cold tomorrow night. Low 30.
Thursday: mostly sunny. High 60.
Friday: partial sunshine. High 63.
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FREEZING COLD TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE

Freezing cold temperatures are expected around the Shenandoah Valley tonight. If you have placed and plants outside you will want to take steps to protect them from the cold.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Turning out clear, breezy and much colder tonight. Low 26. Wind west-northwest 7-14 mph.
Sunny and cool tomorrow. High 52.
Mainly clear and cold tomorrow night. Low 30.
Thursday: mostly sunny. High 60.
Friday: partial sunshine. High 63.
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Rain Followed by Colder Temperatures

A strong cold front will bring rain, wind and a chance of thunderstorms today. An Arctic high builds in tonight bringing colder temperatures for tonight and Wednesday. Overnight lows tonight and Wednesday night will drop just below freezing. Temperatures will warm up a little toward the end of the week.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Cloudy, windy and cooler today with rain and a thunderstorm, mainly in the morning.
Temperatures will fall into the 40s by late this afternoon. Winds south becoming northwest at 12
-25 mph.
Turning out clear, breezy and much colder tonight. Low 29.
Sunny and cool tomorrow. High 52.
Clear Wednesday night. Low 30.
Thursday: mostly sunny. High 60
Thursday night: partly cloudy. Low 34..
Friday: partial sunshine. High 63.
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Colder Temperatures and Rain Today

Temperatures will drop today as a cold front moves through the area and tonight lows will dip below freezing. We'll see some moderation by weeks end as high pressure builds in.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Windy and cooler today with rain and thunderstorms. High 62 early, but temperatures falling
into the middle 40s. Winds will be southwest in the morning 15 to 20 mph then shift to the
northwest at 20 to 30 mph.

Clearing, breezy and much colder tonight. Low 26.
Wednesday: cool with plenty of sunshine. High 54.
Thursday: mostly sunny. High 60.
Friday: partly sunny. High 60.
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Colder Weather On The Way

If you have already put some plants out, you will want to take precautions Tuesday night so they don't freeze. A cold front will move through the area on Tuesday bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms, perhaps an inch of rain, and below freezing temperatures Tuesday night. High pressure will build back in on Wednesday returning sunshine, but temperatures will be cooler the rest of the week.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

~Mostly cloudy and warm today with a shower or thunderstorm in spots during the afternoon.
High 75. Winds southwest 8-16 mph.
Plenty of clouds and mild tonight with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm. Low 58.
Cloudy, breezy and cooler tomorrow with rain. High 62, but temperatures falling into the middle
40s.
Wednesday: cool with plenty of sunshine. High 55.
Thursday: mostly sunny. High 62.
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Warm Today then Turning Colder

Sunny skies and low 80's are headed our way today but colder weather will be arriving by mid week.
High pressure will keep sunshine and clear skies over the valley into Monday before a cold front arrives from the mid west on Tuesday. Ahead of the front we should see showers and thunderstorms with the potential of upwards of an inch of rain, mainly during the day on Tuesday. Behind the front colder temperatures arrive, temperatures that will actually be below normal for this time of the year. (norms are 63 & 36) as morning lows could drop into the upper 20's Tuesday night.
SNOW! Yes, there is a slight chance of a little snow on Tuesday night. Depending on how fast the rain exits the area, there's a cold air may filter in and change the showers to snow showers before ending Tuesday night. No need to buy milk and bread unless it was already on the grocery list.
Temperatures will start to moderate by the end of the week as high pressure builds back in starting Wednesday.
-Frank Wilt

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasantly warm today. High 81. Winds southwest 7-14 mph.

Mild tonight with increasing clouds. Low 54. Winds south 4-8 mph.
Mostly cloudy and remaining warm tomorrow with a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the
afternoon. High 75.

Monday Night: a chance of showers. Low 58.

Tuesday: breezy and cooler with rain. High 61, but temperatures falling into the lower 50s.

Tuesday Night: mostly cloudy. Low 29.

Wednesday: sunny and cool. High 55.

Wednesday Night: clear skies. Low 33.

Thursday: sunny. High 63.

Thursday night: a few clouds. Low 39.

Friday: sunny. High 62,

Friday night: cloudy with a chance of showers. Low 40.

Saturday: partly sunny. High 65.
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Sunny Skies and 70s

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Mostly sunny and warm this afternoon. A beautiful start to the weekend. High 74. Winds south 4
-8 mph.
Patchy clouds tonight. Low 52. Winds light and variable.
Sunny to partly cloudy and very warm tomorrow. High 81.
Monday: remaining warm with clouds and sunshine; a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the
afternoon. High 75.
Tuesday: cooler with rain. High 63, but temperatures falling into the middle 40s.
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Sunny & 70s

Today: Patchy fog in the morning; otherwise, mostly sunny and warm. High 73.
Patchy clouds tonight. Low 50.
Sunday: sunny to partly cloudy and very warm. High near 80.
Monday: breezy and warm with clouds andsunshine; a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the
afternoon. High 75.
Tuesday: cooler with rain. High 63, but temperatures falling into the upper 40s.
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Milder Temperatures Today

High pressure will bring sunny skies today into Thursday. A cold front will bring a few showers to the area of Friday before high pressure builds back in for the weekend.
The WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Partly sunny today. High 61. Winds northwest 6-12 mph.
Clear tonight. Low 35.
Sunny much of the time and pleasant tomorrow. High 71.
Friday: warm with intervals of clouds and sunshine; a couple of showers in the afternoon. High
73.
Saturday: sunshine and patchy clouds. High 71.
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A Breezy Tuesday

The low that brought yesterdays rain will begin to move away from our area today as high pressure builds in bringing sunny skies for Wednesday. A cold front will move through on Friday with some showers and maybe a thunderstorm. It should clear the area by Saturday allowing for a sunny weekend.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Partly Sunny and breezy today. High 60. Winds North West at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low 38.
Wednesday: Partly Sunny and 61.
Thursday: Partly Sunny. High 71.
Friday: A chance of a shower or afternoon thunderstorm. High 73.
Saturday: Sunny. High 71
Sunday: Sunny. High 78.
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A Steady Rain

A steady rain will fall today thanks to a low pressure system pulling moisture out of the Gulf. While the heaviest rain will stay to the south of us, parts of the valley may see up to an inch of rain today. The clouds will stick around into Tuesday but most of the rain should be out of the area by early Tuesday morning. High pressure will build back in by mid week.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Cooler today with rain. High 50. Winds east-southeast 5-10 mph.
Cloudy tonight with rain tapering to a couple of showers. Low 45.

Warmer tomorrow with variable cloudiness. High 61.

Wednesday: partly sunny. High 59.

Thursday: sunny much of the time and pleasant. High 65.

Friday: a mix of clouds and sun with a chance of a shower. High 73.

Saturday: sunny skies. High 70.

Sunday: partly sunny. High 73.
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Sunny and Sixties

High pressure will make for sunny skies today ahead of a low that will bring clouds and rain for Monday.
Today: Mostly Sunny. High 62. Winds light and variable.
Tonight: Increasing clouds. Low 40.
Monday: A steady rain possible. High 50.
Monday night: Rain and drizzle ending, cloudy. Low 45.
Tuesday: Partly Sunny with a chance of a shower. High 56.
Tuesday Night: Mostly Cloudy. Low 38.
Wednesday: Partly Sunny. High 55.
Thursday: Sunny and warmer. High 65.
Friday: Partly Sunny. High 69.
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A Little Cooler But Nice

The cold front that moved through overnight will bring cooler temperatures to the area today but skies should clear enough to allow some sunshine. High pressure will stay around until late Sunday when clouds will begin to increase and rain arrives Monday.
Today: A mix of clouds and sun. High 61. Winds northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Clear and cool. Low 33.
Sunday: Mostly Sunny. High 62.
Monday: Cloudy with rain. High 51.
Tuesday: Variable cloudiness with a few showers possible. High 56.
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Soil Temperatures and Seed Planting

Springs here and it's time to plant seeds. Knowing the soil temperature is important for seed
germination. Plant your seeds too soon and they may not grow. Listen to WSVA during Early
Mornings for the current soil temperature and to find out what temperature to plant your
vegetables. Here's a link for more information on what temperature to plant specific seeds
this spring.

Seed Germination Temperatures
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Showers & Thunderstorms Today

A cold front will spark some showers and thunderstorms as it moves over the valley today. These storms have the potential of strong gusty winds. High pressure builds back in just in time for the weekend bringing partly cloudy times. Another low will approach the area on Monday and could bring a more steady rain for the start of the work week.

Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Mostly cloudy, breezy and warm today with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm. High 73.
Winds south-southwest at 10-20 mph.
A shower or thunderstorm in the evening; otherwise, mostly cloudy tonight. Low 45.
Cooler tomorrow with intervals of clouds and sun. High 61.
Sunday: mostly sunny. High 62.
Monday: cooler with rain. High 52.
Soil Temperature 51
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Showers Today...Thunderstorms Friday

A frontal boundry will stall to our south as an associated
low move into the Great Lakes region. This will keep cloudy skies and a chance of a little rain over the area. A cold front move through on Friday and could bring a few thunderstorms. High pressure will bring a return of sunshine for the weekend, although temperatures will be slightly cooler.
Here's the WSVA AccuWeather Forecast
Considerable cloudiness today with a couple of showers. High 66. Winds light and variable.
Mostly cloudy and mild tonight with a passing shower. Low 53.
Mostly cloudy, breezy and warm tomorrow with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm. High
76.
Saturday: intervals of clouds and sun, breezy and cooler. High 62.
Sunday: sunshine and patchy clouds. High 60.
Monday: cooler with rain. High 52.
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Sunshine and Low 70's

Here's The WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Partly sunny today. High 72. Winds calm early, becoming northeast at 5-10 mph.

Mostly cloudy tonight. Low 48.

Considerable cloudiness and warm tomorrow with a little rain. High 69.

Friday: mostly cloudy, breezy and warm with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm. High 70.

Saturday: intervals of clouds and sun. High 62.

Sunday: sunshine and patchy clouds. High 60.

Soil temperature 46
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Low Seventies Today

Here's The WSVA AccuWeather Forecast

Clouds breaking for some sun today. High 72. Winds south-southwest 4-8 mph.
Partly cloudy tonight. Low 42.
Times of clouds and sun tomorrow. High 73.
Thursday: considerable cloudiness with a little rain; warm. High 74.
Friday: mostly cloudy and warm with a couple of thunderstorms possible. High 72.


Soil Temperature 43
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