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Cooler and less humid

Posted at 4:55 AM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 23:39:54-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- If you aren't a fan of hot and humid weather, this is certainly a wonderfully refreshing weekend! Lows tonight will be in the upper 50s/lower 60s in the metro, but there will be some low to mid 50s in outlying areas.

Sunday will be sunny with highs in the lower to mid 80s, along with comfortable levels of humidity. Labor Day will be dry and a bit more humid with highs in the mid 80s.

It will turn more humid Tuesday into Wednesday. There will be slight threat of an isolated shower thunderstorm across eastern Virginia on Tuesday, with showers and storms more likely region-wide Wednesday and Thursday. Scattered storms will be possible Friday into next weekend.

Highs most of the week will be in the mid to upper 80s. Lows will jump into the upper 60s and lower 70s.

In the tropics -- Omar is is now post-tropical over the central Atlantic. There are multiple tropical waves being watched. The first is in the Caribbean, but has very little potential for development. Two other waves have a high likelihood of some development over the next five days. One is over the eastern Atlantic and the other is about to move off the west coast of Africa. The next names on the list for named storms are Paulette, Rene and Sally. More details can be found in the CBS 6 Tropical Tracker.

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