Coastal flood warnings remain in effect through this evening. The most significant flooding continues along the Bay, as well as the Potomac, Rappahannock and York rivers. Moderate to major flooding continues to be an issue, and some low-lying roads remain under water. The James River is now receding and flooding will not be an issue. Click here for the latest river levels and forecasts.
Skies have cleared to the west and this clearing trend will shift east into Metro Richmond during the afternoon. It will remain breezy at times with highs in the mid to upper 60s.
Skies will become mainly clear tonight and it will be quite cool. Overnight lows will be in the low 50s in the metro, with 40s in rural communities. Plenty of sunshine is on the way tomorrow, and temperatures will jump back into the 70s.
Dry and mild weather will be with us for the remainder of the week, with afternoon highs remaining in the 70s. A cold front may bring a few scattered showers Friday evening into early Saturday morning.
Hurricane Joaquin is now 185 miles north of Bermuda as of midday. It will continue tracking into the north Atlantic over the next several days. High surf along the Atlantic coast will gradually diminish over the next 48 hours. More info can be found in the CBS 6 Hurricane Tracker. There is one other disturbance in the central Atlantic, but that isn’t showing any significant signs of development at this time.
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