Holiday weekend forecast

Posted at 11:13 AM, Sep 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 23:18:48-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Tonight will be another cool night with mostly clear skies and lows in the 50s. There will be isolated upper 40s far northwest, and lows will be near 60 right along the coast.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and slightly more humid by late in the day. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s, but it will be cooler near the coast.

More clouds will mix with the sun on Sunday as a cold front approaches from the northwest. A few storms are possible across northwestern VA, with just an isolated storm possible in the metro by late in the day. Most areas will be dry. It will be more humid with highs ranging from the upper 70s northwest to the mid 80s southeast.

There will be the chance of a couple of showers Sunday night into early Monday morning. Skies will turn partly cloudy for the afternoon. Highs for Labor Day will be in the mid to upper 80s.

Most of next week will be dry and moderately humid. An isolated storm is possible Wednesday. Highs will be in the upper 80s to around 90 on Tuesday & Wednesday, and the low to mid 80s the rest of the week.

In terms of the tropics, Hurricane Larry is located roughly half way between the Lesser Antilles and Africa. Larry will be a major hurricane and track towards Bermuda over the next week. More info is available in the CBS 6 Interactive Tropical Tracker. A disturbance in Central America may move into the southwestern Gulf Of Mexico over the next few days. The chance of development is not high, but it bears watching.


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