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A chilly start to autumn

CBS 6 is The Weather Authority
Posted at 8:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 08:50:31-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- On Saturday, the high temperature at Richmond International Airport only hit 65°, which tied the "coolest high" record from 1929.

Temperatures will stay below normal for a few more days.

Lows Monday morning will drop into the 40s away from the coast. Some 30s will occur in our coldest outlying areas.

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After highs 65-70° on Monday, lows Tuesday morning will be in the low/mid 40s across central Virginia. Our coldest outlying areas will dip into the mid and upper 30s. It will be around freezing near Interstate 81.

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For many locations, this will be the coldest weather since early to mid-May.

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The autumnal equinox, the astronomical start to Fall, occurs Tuesday morning. After a chilly morning, it will be a sunny day with highs in the lower 70s.

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Highs will get back to around 80° for mid and late week. Overnight lows will increase into the 50s to around 60°.

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