Wednesday is our coldest morning in two years

Posted at 8:51 AM, Jan 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-23 09:27:51-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – With deep, dry, cold air from the Arctic firmly entrenched in our region (and up to our north and northwest), we experienced our coldest morning in central Virginia since January 2011. The preliminary low temperature at Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 15 degrees, which beats our previous recent cold temperature from January 4, 2012 of 17 degrees. January 22 through 24 in 2011 were a trio of teen temperatures for RIC (14 degrees, 11 degrees and 16 degrees, respectively).

Here are a selection of low temperatures this morning:


Some of our CBS 6 viewers reported in their low temperatures, as well. Here are some of their low temperatures:

Aylett: 7 (Amy Truman)
Partlow: 7 (Scott Meade)
Caroline Co: 7 (Dustin Fisher)
Mineral: 7 (Charles Hicks)
Beaverdam: 7 (Aisha Hinton)
Glen Allen: 8 (Amir)
Dunnsville (outside of Tappahannock): 8 (Lisa Parkhurst)
Spotsylvania: 9 (Lisa Bryner)
Louisa: 9 (from Tasha Barlow)
Fredericksburg: 9 (Nick Lopez)
Mechanicsville: 10 (Becky Banton)
Warsaw: 10 (Steven Oord)
Glen Allen: 11 (Matt Walton)
Moseley: 11 (Heather Pederson)
Chula (Amelia County): 11 (Diane Beasley)
Lakeside: 11 (Michelle Anderton)
Powhatan: 11 (Jack Bellamy)
Gum Spring: 11 (Anita Darnell)
West End Richmond: 12 (Shawn Rosenthal)
Blackstone: 12 (Nicole Billings)
North Chesterfield: 12 (Daniel Carter)
Charlottesville: 12
Fairfax: 12 (Dawn Winters)
another Mechanicsville report: 13 (Tommy Vest)
Chesterfield: 14 (Jeffrey Massie)
Matoaca: 14 (Sharon Poole)
near Enon: 15 (Richard Foreman)
Chester: 16 (P.J.)
Dinwiddie: 17 (Steven Yonts)

Meteorologist Carrie Rose