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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: 2008-06-15 08:09:53

THE WEAKENING COLD FRONT BRINGS ONLY A TRACE OF RAIN FOR MY BACKYARD… THE DISSIPATING FRONT MAY BRING ANOTHER ISOLATED SHOWER LATER SUNDAY… A STRONGER FRONT APPROACHES LATE MONDAY

As the line of showers and thunderstorms approached Hampton Roads late Saturday night, the convection weakened as the daytime heat that energized the line disappeared. Early Sunday morning, a line of lighter showers moved through only bringing a trace of rain to my neighborhood. The front is dissipating and the sun should make its appearance later Sunday. Another isolated shower is possible but widespread rainfall is not expected. Another stronger cold front will be approaching later Monday and we may see a more organized (and hopefully heavier) line of showers and storms out ahead of it. Before the cold front, Monday will be a warm and increasingly humid day. After the cold front passes through, cooler, less humid weather will take over later this week. Precipitation chances drop off during mid-week and we probably won’t see a chance of rain until next weekend. Let’s hope that we get some rain this week as we have not seen significant widespread rainfall across Hampton Roads since May 28th.


** 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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