RICHMOND, Va. -- An upper-level trough and associated cold front will move through the region this afternoon and evening, bringing showers and a few thunderstorms to the area. Isolated storms could be strong to severe with hail and strong wind gusts. The rain will end from northwest to southeast in all areas a little after dark, with variably cloudy conditions overnight.
Saturday will feature a mix of clouds and sun, with highs in the mid 60s. Another shortwave trough will move into the area Saturday night and will strengthen as it slows down over the region. A cluster of showers and storms will be likely Saturday night, with a few storms capable of damaging wind gusts.
Sunday will be warmer, with highs returning to the low 70s. A few afternoon storms will be possible as the upper-level trough remains over the Mid-Atlantic.
High pressure will settle into the region Monday and Tuesday, bringing a period of tranquil weather to the region.
A powerful upper-level storm system will drop into the region from the northwest on Wednesday, setting us up for a potentially active severe weather day. Showers will likely linger into Thursday, with a drier weather pattern returning on Friday.
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