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Cold rain tonight, wet snow possible in mountains

Posted at 8:05 AM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 19:30:36-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- *Minor flooding is occurring on the James River, and the Westham gauge will crest tonight at 14.9 ft., just below the moderate flood stage of 15.0 ft.*

A deep upper-level trough will dig into the central and eastern U.S. tonight through Thursday, bringing a round of rain to the area overnight. Snow will be likely in the mountains, with a couple of inches of snow possible along the Blue Ridge. The rain will come to an end early Wednesday, with cool sunshine in the afternoon. Thursday will be a mostly sunny and cool day, with highs in the low 60s. We'll see a rebound in temperatures on Friday, with highs in the upper 60s and low 70s. Another cold front will move through the area on Saturday, bringing a few showers in the morning, followed by a shot of colder air. Showers will be possible again on Sunday. Dry and milder weather is expected to resume early next week, with upper 60s on Monday and Tuesday. Stay With CBS 6, The Weather Authority.

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