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Drier Weather Today

Rain Could Return by Saturday
Posted at 9:28 AM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 06:56:26-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Our weather in Virginia will continue to be driven by a large-scale pattern of high pressure over New England and low pressure over the mid-Mississippi Valley.

Today will be mostly cloudy and seasonal, the high will be in the mid to upper 70s. We’ll have a slightly better chance for showers and storms Friday night as the upper-low becomes stretched and energy increases over the Mid-Atlantic. The chance for showers and storms will continue into Saturday as a favorable upper-level pattern for continued lift remains in place.

A ridge of high pressure will finally become established by the end of the weekend, keeping rain chances low on Sunday and providing a long stretch of dry weather lasting through next week.

The tropics remain relatively quiet, with just one disorganized disturbance north of the Bahamas.

More info can be found in the CBS 6 Interactive Tropical Tracker.

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