First Warning Forecast: Tracking a gorgeous day with highs in the 80s

Posted at 11:02 PM, Apr 13, 2018

High pressure will continue keep us dry through Saturday. Expect very mild temperatures overnight with lows in the upper 50s to near 60.

We’re tracking a very warm day on tap for Saturday. Skies will be mostly sunny with a few clouds building in later in the day. Highs in the low 80s! Going to be a fantastic day for folks heading out to the 50th Priority Toyota Charity Bowl. Make sure you grab that sunscreen! Temperatures will dip into the low 60s overnight, with increasing clouds.

A strong cold front will approach from the west and cross the region late Sunday and Monday.

Sunday will start out dry with more clouds. Rain and storm chances will increase as the day progresses. Severe storms are possible, especially for our inland communities in both Virginia and North Carolina.

Monday will start off with some showers. It will be much cooler behind the cold front. Highs in the mid 60s. Drier and cooler on Tuesday. Expect skies to be mostly clear with highs in the low and mid 60s.

Temperatures will warmup for Wednesday with highs in the mid and upper 70s.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Oak, Maple, Alder)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Low

Meteorologist April Loveland

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