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A Few Scattered Showers Tonight...Again Tuesday...Dry & Hot Wednesday

    A stalled front made for scattered showers and storms on Monday. Those showers will last through the evening hours and be back again on Tuesday as the front will again be stalled over the region. The overnight low temperature with mostly cloudy skies along with the chance of scattered showers will be a warm 70 degrees.
    Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of afternoon showers and storms as the front will again be stalled across the region. The high temperature will make it up to a hot 90 degrees. Wednesday will see the front lift to the north as a warm front which will make for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will make it to a hotter 92 degrees.
    Thursday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as another cold front makes its way into the region. The high temperature will drop a bit to 89 degrees. Friday will be partly cloudy and dry as high pressure moves in behind the departing cold front. The high temperature will drop a bit to 87 degrees despite the additional sunshine with the cooler air moving in behind the front.
    The weekend will start out with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions as high pressure will again be in place across the region on Saturday. The high temperature will warm up a bit to 89 degrees. Sunday will be partly cloudy along with dry conditions as high pressure will again be the region's dominant weather feature. The high temperature will make it back to a hot 90 degrees.
    Monday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as a cold front moves back into the region. The high temperature will drop to 88 degrees with the additional clouds and showers. Tuesday will be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure making its way back into the region behind the departing cold front. The high temperature will heat back up to 90 degrees with the additional sunshine.
    Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as another cold front moves into the region. The high temperature will drop back to 87 degrees with the return of the clouds and showers. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with showers and storms as the front stalls in place across the region. The high temperature will warm slightly to 88 degrees.

    A quick look back at the weekend forecast shows that skies were partly to mostly cloudy with dry conditions overall as were forecast. The high temperatures for both days were in the upper 80s which were close to the forecast high temperatures. Monday's high temperature in Charleston was 89 degrees while Huntington came in at 86 degrees. Charleston reported .48" rainfall while Huntington picked up .01" rainfall.

    Tonight: Skies will be mostly cloudy with some scattered showers or storms through the evening hours. The overnight low temperature will be 70 degrees.

    Tuesday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or storms in the afternoon or evening hours as a front will be stalled across the region. The high temperature will make it to 90 degrees.

    Wednesday: The front will lift to the north as a warm front which will make for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will make it to a hot 92 degrees.

    Thursday: A cold front will move into the region early in the day for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will drop a bit to 89 degrees with the additional clouds and showers.

    Friday: High pressure will move into the region behind the departing cold front for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will drop again to 87 degrees with the cooler air moving in behind the front.

    Saturday: The weekend will start out with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions as high pressure will remain in place across the region. The high temperature will warm back up to 89 degrees.

    Sunday: High pressure will again be the region's dominant weather feature for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will make it back to a hot 90 degrees.

    Monday: A cold front moving into the region will make for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and thunderstorms. The high temperature will drop a bit to 88 degrees with the additional clouds and showers.

    Tuesday: High pressure will once again move in behind the departing cold front for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high temperature will rise to a hot 90 degrees.

    Wednesday: Another cold front will move into the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and storms. The high temperature will drop to 87 degrees.

    Thursday: The front will stall over the region for mostly cloudy skies along with scattered showers and storms. The high temperature will warm a bit to 88 degrees.

    One Final Note: Today brought the first measurable rainfall to Charleston after five straight days of no precipitation. That is the longest dry streak since the seven straight days of completely dry conditions recorded back in May 2nd through the 8th.

Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach