Eyewitness News Storm Team Weather


Mostly Clear & Cool Tonight...Mostly Dry Through The Weekend!

    High pressure brought plenty of sunshine along with dry conditions to the region on Friday. A few weak disturbances will move through over the weekend but will probably not be able to do more than make for a few very widely scattered showers. Tonight, skies will be mostly clear with some fog forming late in the river valleys. The overnight low temperature will come in at a comfortable 60 degrees. It will be great viewing for tonight's Blue Moon, the second full Moon of the month. The Moon will rise shortly after 8:30 which is right after sunset.
    The weekend will start off with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions with high pressure still in control on Saturday. The high temperature will make it to 86 degrees. Sunday will also be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure remaining in place across the region. The high temperature will be 88 degrees.
    A cold front will move into the region on Monday for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will make it to 90 degrees in the warmer air ahead of the front. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as the front stalls over the region. The high temperature will drop a bit to 87 degrees with the cooler air moving in behind the front.
    Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as a warm front makes its way back into the region. The high temperature will make it up to 89 degrees with the warmer air moving in behind the front. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as the trailing cold front moves into the region. The high temperature will drop to 84 degrees with the cooler air moving in behind the front. Friday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as low pressure remains in place over the region following the departing front. The high temperature will drop to a
seasonably cool 80 degrees.
    The weekend will start out with low pressure still in place over the region on Saturday. Skies will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers along with a cooler high temperature of 78 degrees. Sunday will be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure making its way back in over the region. The high temperature will warm back to 80 degrees. Monday will be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure again the region's dominant weather feature. The high temperature will come in a bit warmer at 82 degrees.

    A quick look back at yesterday's forecast shows that skies were clear to partly cloudy overnight with fog forming late as forecast. The overnight low temperature came in at 62 degrees which hit the forecast low temperature right on the money. Friday was partly cloudy and dry after morning fog burned off as expected. The high temperature in Charleston was 87 degrees which came in one degree warmer than the forecast high temperature of 86 degrees. Huntington's high temperature was also 87 degrees. Neither city reported any rainfall.

    Tonight: Skies will be mostly clear with fog forming late in the river valleys. It should be good viewing for the Blue Moon which rises just after 8:30. The overnight low temperature will drop to a comfortable 60 degrees.

    Saturday: The weekend will start out with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions as high pressure will be in place over the region. The high temperature will be 86 degrees.

    Sunday: High pressure will make for another day of partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will warm to 88 degrees.

    Monday: A cold front will move into the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will make it to 90 degrees in the warmer air ahead of the front.

    Tuesday: The front will stall over the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will drop to 87 degrees with the cooler air moving in behind the front.

    Wednesday: A warm front will move into the region for mostly cloudy skies along with scattered showers and storms. The high temperature will make it back up to 89 degrees.

    Thursday: The trailing cold front will move into the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will drop to 84 degrees with the clouds, showers and cooler air moving in behind the front.

    Friday: Low pressure will remain in place over the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will drop to 80 degrees.

    Saturday: The next weekend will start out with low pressure still in place for mostly cloudy skies along with rain showers. The high temperature will drop again to 78 degrees.

    Sunday: High pressure will make its way back into the region for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will warm slightly to 80 degrees.

    Monday: High pressure will again be in control for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will warm a bit to 82 degrees.

    One Final Note: July will finish a bit cooler than normal in Charleston. Going into today we were only .3 of a degree below normal but both the high and low will come in cooler than normal which will guarantee staying below the monthly normal. It will also go down as a very wet month with 7.81" rainfall!

Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach


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