October opens with lots of sunshine

Posted at 5:12 AM, Oct 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-02 07:55:18-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- High pressure will be in complete control of our weather for the next several days. Skies will be mainly sunny Monday through Wednesday with highs in the low 80s. A few clouds will roll in on Thursday, with highs still around 80.

More clouds will arrive Friday, and there may be a few showers late in the day . Highs will be in the upper 70s to around 80. A cold front will bring the possibility of a few showers Friday night into Saturday morning. It will be cooler with highs in the upper 60s and low 70s.

Even cooler air moves into the region next Sunday and Monday. Highs will be in the 60s, and lows will be in the 40s.

In the tropics: Phillipe is located to the east of the Lesser Antilles. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Barbuda and Antigua, as a few inches of rain are possible. The storm will track northwest and then northeast, staying east of Bermuda. It could become a hurricane.

More information is available in the CBS 6 Hurricane Tracker.

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