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Cloudy with a few morning showers

Record warmth Thursday but cooler this weekend
Posted at 7:04 AM, Feb 21, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. — Cooler weather will return today as a weak disturbance brings a few light showers to the area this morning. Highs will only reach the upper 50s and low 60s.

Record warmth is expected Thursday with highs reaching the low 80s. Our forecast high of 84 will break the record high for that day of 75 set in 2017. The warmest temperature ever recorded in Richmond in the month of February is 83.

A cold front will bring milder air to the region Friday into Saturday. Rain will develop Saturday and could mix with wet snow at times across the northern third of Virginia. Lower rain chances are expected and Monday night into Tuesday morning, with near-average late-February temperatures.

As of today, there are no strong signals for significant snow or ice in central Virginia over the next two weeks.

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