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Clear and chilly again tonight

Posted at 5:00 AM, Oct 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-03 23:46:21-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Skies will be mainly clear overnight, with lows in the low and mid 40s in the Metro Richmond area, ranging down to some upper 30s north and west. Readings will be closer to 50 along the coast.

A system to our southeast will spread some clouds into the area Sunday. A few isolated showers are possible across southeastern VA, but the rest of the area will be dry. Highs will range from the mid 60s to the lower 70s.

A disturbance will bring the threat of a shower or two well north of Richmond Sunday night into Monday morning. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny on Monday, with highs close to 70.

A warming trend is on tap Tuesday and Wednesday, with highs in the 70s to near 80 by Wednesday afternoon. Another cold front will bring somewhat cooler weather for Thursday and Friday. As it looks now, next weekend should be dry.

Tropics: Tropical Storm Gamma is now over the Yucatan Peninsula. It will track to the northwest and move into the Bay of Campeche early in the coming week.

A tropical wave is located in the central Caribbean, with some potential for development. It will move westward towards the Yucatan Peninsula and Gulf of Mexico over the next five days. If it strengthens into a named storm, it will be called Delta.

Two tropical waves are in the central Atlantic and will track north of the Leeward Islands. The chance of development with either of these is low.


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