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Record Cold Overnight

Warming Trend this Weekend
Posted at 11:16 AM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-02 18:24:33-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Clear skies, decreasing winds, and very dry air will allow temperatures to plummet tonight, falling into record territory for parts of the Piedmont by morning. The current record low in Richmond for tomorrow is 27, and with a forecast low of 26, we have a good shot at making it into the record books. Make sure to cover or bring inside any sensitive vegetation this evening.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and not as cold, with highs reaching the upper 50s and a lot less wind than we’ve had of late. Easter Sunday will be even warmer, with highs in the upper 60s.

We’ll return to the 70s on Monday, with the stretch of mostly sunny skies continuing. A back-door cold front, so-called because it slides in from the northeast, will enter Virginia Tuesday, bringing the area a low chance for rain. The chance for rain will continue to gradually increase throughout the remainder of the week as the front lifts back to the north and a slow-moving cold front approaches from the west. Temperatures should remain seasonal throughout the period.

Have a great weekend, and Stay with CBS 6, The Weather Authority

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