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Brrr! It will be even colder Monday morning

Posted at 8:17 AM, Oct 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-19 05:45:35-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Lows Sunday morning dropped down into the low and mid 30s for much of central and western Virginia.  Some colder spots fell into the 20s.  Areas well east of Richmond stayed in the upper 30s and lower 40s.


High pressure will be overhead Monday morning, and daybreak lows will be even colder than Sunday's.

Much of the area will see lows at or below freezing.  A freeze warning is in effect for all areas except the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, where a frost advisory is in effect.


These temperatures are the coldest since March.  The Richmond record for Monday morning is 28°, set back in 1976.


After some chilly temps Tuesday morning, southwesterly winds will boost highs closer to 70° Tuesday afternoon and into the 70s Wednesday and Thursday.  A cold front passing through Thursday evening will bring slightly cooler weather for the end of the week.