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Parkway Information

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Sunday 1-5pm

Closed Tuesday

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Forecast Last Updated at Monday, August 20, 2018 at 4:49PM

Some Evening Thunder

Just keep this in mind, spectacular weather is right around the corner. Monday and Tuesday have afternoon and evening showers and storms each day. However, come Wednesday, the clouds will roll back revealing the blue sky and the sunshine. If that wasn't great, here's the cherry on top: The humidity will drop to a more comfortable level, and temperatures take a dip into the upper 70's for three days. Could this be the first hint that Autumn is on its way?

It's Calendar time again! Through August 26, we are selling the 2019 Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar at the pre-publication price of $12. Order yours now at RaysMarketplace.Com. We will begin shipping them August 27 and they will begin appearing in stores around the same date.

The calendar contains over 50 photos from the Blue Ridge Parkway Photo Contest. But it includes much more--climate data, a Blue Ridge Parkway map detailing popular waterfalls, and even November/December 2018 calendar pages so you can begin using it soon.


Hi: 82 Lo: 67

Mostly cloudy; Widely scattered evening showers & thundershowers; Light SW wind

Hi: 82 Lo: 65

Mostly cloudy; Scattered PM showers and thunderstorms; SW wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 79 Lo: 59

Mostly cloudy early then decreasing clouds; Pleasant; Cooler at night; NW wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 77 Lo: 58

Mostly sunny; Refreshingly less humid

Hi: 77 Lo: 60

A few more afternoon clouds; Splendid

Further Out

Saturday - Partly cloudy; Isolated afternoon showers; High in the upper 70s; Low near 60 degrees
Sunday - Partly cloudy; Widely Scattered PM showers and thunderstorms; High near 80 degrees; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

A stationary front remains to our north this evening and begins heading Northeastward tomorrow morning. On the heels of the stationary front, a cold front will move through tomorrow night into Wednesday morning. Afterwards, high pressure pushes in behind the cold front and becomes the primary driving force in our weather across the Mid-Atlantic for the rest of the week.

As the cold front passes through, it sets the stage for showers and thunderstorms this evening and tomorrow. Tomorrow having the better chance of stronger thunderstorms. However, come Wednesday cool and dry air will take the stage for the second half of the week. As that high pressure takes residence over the Eastern US, humidity levels will begin to drop, cloud coverage will decrease, as will the temperatures, and sunshine level begin to rise. All in all, once we get through these two stormy days, the remainder of the week is cooler and pleasant. Looking ahead to the start of next week, showers and thundershowers look like they will make a return to the forecast. Let's worry about that later.


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