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RICHMOND, Va. -- Temperatures have been on a roller coaster pattern the past two weeks, and it is a trend that will continue.

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After near-record-level high temperatures in the 80s Sunday, a cold front will bring highs back into the low and mid 60s for Monday and Tuesday.  Halloween evening will be dry and seasonably cool.

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Since 2000, most of the Halloweens have been dry.  This year will follow that trend, and highs will be close to the normal of 67°.  We've been asked if it has ever snowed on Halloween in Richmond, and a trace was actually recorded in 1925.  There are no worries about that this year.

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Temperatures will surge back to around 80° Wednesday and Thursday, which will be within a few degrees of record highs.  Another cold front will pass late Thursday with a few showers, followed by more seasonably cool weather for the end of the week.  It appears that the cooler trend will lock in for more than just a few days after next weekend.

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