Warm today, frigid weather-wintry mix on the way

Posted at 6:50 AM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 09:15:38-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Light showers will continue to move into Central Virginia Monday morning.

They will stick around throughout the early afternoon.

A cold front will move into the region Monday afternoon pushing dry air into place.

Highs will top out in the mid/upper 50s.

An extremely cold air mass will arrive for Thursday and Friday.

Daytime highs will only be in the upper 20s and lower 30s with low teens at night.

A weak upper-level disturbance will bring a small chance for a light wintry mix to the area late Wednesday, followed by very cold weather Thursday and Friday.