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Dave's Weather Discussion is where you will find a regular weather forecast discussion for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. This discussion explains the weather situation for each day in simple terms so that everyone knows what to expect when they go outdoors. Dave not only lets you know what to expect, but he tries to explain why the weather does what it does. Interesting weather facts are brought up frequently, so that everyone can learn something about the very interesting and complex world of meteorology. The discussion includes any possibilities of severe weather that may exist**, so that everyone is alerted to the potential when it exists. It is a compilation of the National Weather Service forecast ideas as well as the opinions of selected meteorologists. It is summarized so that you can have as much information as possible to help you plan your day around the weather.
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Posted: 2008-06-12 19:13:17

HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF THE COAST ON FRIDAY... A COLD FRONT APPROACHES SATURDAY BUT MAY ONLY BRING WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

The intense heat earlier this week is gone but temperatures are still a bit above normal. The cold front that ended the heat wave didn't bring us any rain and that is quite unfortunate since we haven't had significant rainfall since May 28th. Friday's weather will be similar to the weather on Thursday. A light onshore flow will make coastal areas a bit cooler than inland areas. On Saturday, a cold front will be approaching bringing us a slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm. The NWS only gives us a 20% chance Saturday night and Sunday. We may see another chance of showers on Tuesday. I'll have a full post on Saturday.


** In the event of severe weather in you area, please consult the official National Weather Service forecast office for any severe weather watches or warnings in your area at Weather.gov.


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