|Moon Phase||Waxing Gibbous Moon|
It was great to finally see the sun shine again, and although it will be sunny again on Thursday, it will be noticeably colder. A strong cold front will arrive in Richmond at 5 AM Thursday, bringing cold and very dry air to the region. Expect mostly clear skies overnight with intermittent high clouds after midnight, and lows in the mid to upper 20s. Thursday will be mostly sunny and cold, with highs in the mid to upper 30s. Lows Friday morning will fall into the teens and low 20s across the area. We'll see a nice rebound in temperatures during the day Friday, with highs in the mid 40s. High clouds will move into the area Friday afternoon ahead of our next storm system.
A system currently just off the coast of California will move through the Mid-Atlantic over the weekend, bringing a good chance of rain and a wintry mix to the Commonwealth. As it stands now, the Richmond should see mainly a cold rain, with a few sleet pellets mixing in at the onset of the precipitation late Saturday morning into early Saturday afternoon. Areas farther north and west will have a period of snow, changing to a snow-sleet mix, and eventually over to all rain. The track of the system will determine exactly where those precipitation elements line up, so we'll continue to track it from every angle to see if there are any major changes. The rain associated with this system will end during the first half of Sunday, with a seasonally cold air mass in its place.
Seasonally cool and quiet weather will be with us through the first half of next week, with highs climbing into the mid to upper 50s by Wednesday.
Stay warm Thursday, and Stay With CBS 6, We'll Keep You Ahead of the Storm.
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