Much cooler Monday

Posted at 5:10 AM, Dec 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-27 00:11:25-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Clouds will gradually increase overnight, with temperatures lowering into the upper 30s and low 40s by daybreak.

Monday will be mostly cloudy and much cooler, with afternoon highs in the upper 40s and low 50s. Some drizzle or mist is possible from time to time.

Tuesday won't be quite as cool, but skies will remain mostly cloudy and there may be a shower or two. Highs will be in the upper 50s and low 60s.

Rain chances will increase Wednesday into Thursday as a cold front approaches from the west. It will be warm ahead of the front, with highs in the low 70s Wednesday and the low to mid 60s on Thursday.

Behind the front, we'll have partly sunny skies on Friday. Highs will be in the low 60s and midnight temperatures for New Year's Eve will average in the low 50s.

A few showers are possible on New Year's Day with highs in the upper 50s. Showers will become more widespread on Sunday, as a strong cold front moves into the region. It will turn dramatically colder by next Monday morning.


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