Ophelia is now post-tropical, will move into northern Virginia overnight

Posted at 4:00 AM, Sep 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-24 05:00:23-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Ophelia is now a post-tropical cyclone, and will depart our area overnight heading into northern Virginia and then the Delmarva Peninsula. Areas of fog are possible overnight, with lows in the upper 50s and low 60s.

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We can't rule out a few lingering showers Sunday morning, but most of the day will be dry despite a lot of cloud cover. Highs will be in the low 70s.

The week ahead will stay cool and somewhat unsettled with quite a bit of cloud cover and occasional chances for isolated showers. No significant storms are expected through the week. Aftenroon highs will be in the 70s, with overnight lows in the 50s.

There's a new tropical storm in the Atlantic named Philippe. It's located in the eastern Atlantic, a little over 1000 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. It is forecast to turn north well east of the Leeward Islands. And there's another tropical wave between the west coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands that could potentially have a chance for development later this week as it moves west across the Atlantic. Further details are available in the CBS 6 Hurricane Tracker.

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