Rain coming Sunday afternoon

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jan 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-08 23:35:26-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Skies will be clear for much of the night, but some clouds will roll in by daybreak with temperatures begin to slowly rise.

The clouds will thicken during the morning, with rain arriving from the west during the afternoon. It will be milder, with afternoon highs in the upper 40s and low 50s, with some upper 50s to around 60 possible across southeast Virginia. The rain will continue through the evening, exiting the metro area around midnight. Amounts will range between 0.25" to 0.50".

Monday will turn mostly sunny with highs in the low to mid 40s. The colder air will continue to filter in Monday night, with lows in the teens to low 20s.

Tuesday will be sunny, but quite cold with highs in the low to mid 30s. Some locations farther northwest may stay in the upper 20s. Lows Tuesday night will be back in the teens over much of the region.

It should remain dry Wednesday through Friday. Temperatures will rebound back into the low 40s Wednesday into the upper 40s to around 50 Thursday and Friday. An approaching system may bring a few scattered showers to begin next weekend.


Weather Alerts
Interactive Radar
Map Center

"Entertainment Tonight" on CBS 6

Watch 'Entertainment Tonight' weekdays at 7 p.m. followed by CBS 6 News at 7:30 p.m.

📱 Download new and improved CBS 6 Weather App
The app features customizable Severe Weather Alerts, Interactive Radar, Lightning Detector, video reports our from CBS 6 Meteorologists and more.