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RICHMOND, Va. -- We have definitely been spoiled for much of the winter thus far.  February was the second warmest on record, and March opened with a record high of 81°.  However, cold air settled into the region at the end of the week and it will stick around a little while longer.

Lows Saturday morning dipped into the teens and 20s.  The normal low for this date 34° and the record is 10° from 2009.  These were the coldest temperatures since mid-February.

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After highs in the 40s to lower 50s Saturday afternoon, lows Saturday night into Sunday morning will be quite cold again.

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Lows will stay below freezing Monday morning, but warmer air will arrive for Monday afternoon with highs back into the 60s.  Temperatures will be around 70° on Tuesday.  A cold front will bring a drop in temperatures for the end of the week.

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The only chance of rain through the end of the work-week will be later Tuesday into early Wednesday.

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