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Much warmer Sunday

Posted at 5:14 AM, May 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-01 23:46:55-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- It will be clear and cool overnight, with lows ranging from the mid 40s to the lower 50s.

There will be plenty of sunshine, mixing with increasing high clouds on Sunday. It will turn much warmer, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

Our next system will bring some showers Monday, along with the threat for a few thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

It will be hotter and more humid Tuesday. Most of the day will be dry, although an isolated storm cannot be ruled, especially well west of I-95. This will likely be the hottest day of 2021 so far, with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s. The Richmond record high is 92. Tuesday night will stay warm with lows in the mid 60s. The record "warm" low temp is 66.

Some showers will be around on Wednesday, with some thunder possible and highs in the lower 80s. Thursday looks dry and cooler, with highs in the lower 70s.

Another round of rain is on tap for Friday. It will be cooler with highs in the mid to upper 60s. It appears we should dry out in time for the beginning of next weekend.

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