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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: 2008-06-22 06:56:11

A VERY DIFFICULT PRECIPITATION FORECAST FOR HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH MID-WEEK… WITH A TROUGH TO OUR WEST AND WITH HIGH DEW POINTS, THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST THROUGH TUESDAY

The early week period will feature a southerly flow with rather humid conditions. There will be a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms at any time, but there should be more in the afternoon and evening hours. With conditions like this it doesn’t take much to trigger a storm. For instance, a sea breeze boundary can be a trigger which can produce a thunderstorm. A cold front is supposed to approach the area on Tuesday but the timing and location of that front is questionable. Let’s hope that it rains over the fires in NC as the smoke will continue to plague our area with the winds out of the south and southwest.


** 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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