Cooler air moves in for Sunday

Posted at 5:29 AM, Apr 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-17 00:06:33-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Skies will be partly cloudy overnight, with lows ranging from the mid 40s to around 50.

Sunday will be mostly sunny, but cooler with a northerly breeze. Highs will range from the upper 50s to the mid 60s.

A storm system will bring rain to the area on Monday. Cool air will be wedged up against the mountains, which will cause a big range in afternoon temperatures. Highs will be in the 40s northwest, the low/mid 50s in the metro, and in the 60s in southeastern VA. For those traveling, there could be some wintry mix or freezing rain in far western and northwestern VA.

Skies will be partly to mostly sunny from Tuesday through next weekend. Highs will be close to 60 Tuesday, in the 60s Wednesday and then the 70s to around 80 the rest of th week. Lows Wednesday morning will be in the 30s, with the threat of frost for portions of central VA, and some freezing conditions to the northwest.

Next weekend is looking rather nice at this point. As of now, temperatures for the Monument Avenue 10K at 8 a.m. Saturday will be around 60°.


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