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A cooler holiday weekend

Posted at 11:33 AM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 23:32:37-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- An approaching cold front will trigger scattered storms this evening. The chance of storms will be higher north of I-64. After the front passes tonight, it will turn less humid by morning. Daybreak lows will be in the mid 60s across the metro, but there will be some upper 50s and lower 60s to the northwest.

It will be a cooler and much less humid weekend. If you aren't a fan of heat and humidity, this will be the nicest-feeling weekend since mid-June.

Highs Saturday will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Lows Saturday night will be in the upper 50s/lower 60s in the metro, but there will be some low to mid 50s in outlying areas.

Highs Sunday will be in the low to mid 80s.

Labor Day will be mainly dry and a bit more humid with highs in the mid 80s. A storm is possible across far southeastern VA.

The chance of storms will increase Tuesday into Wednesday. It will turn more muggy with highs in the mid to upper 80s much of the week.

Tropics -- Omar is located in the central Atlantic and will dissipate. There are multiple tropical waves in the eastern Atlantic, off western Africa. A few show signs of development over the next week. The next names on the list for named storms will be Paulette, Rene and Sally. More details can be found in the CBS 6 Tropical Tracker.

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