Forecast: Frigid temperatures Monday night, warmer mid-week

Wind diminishes in the afternoon

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Bitterly cold weather continues Monday night into Tuesday before it gets much warmer by Wednesday with rain likely by Thursday morning.

TUESDAY: First Alert Weather Day continues through Tuesday morning for frigid cold to start the day. Mostly sunny. Lows near 10, highs in the mid and upper 30s. Wind chills in the single digits in the morning.

WEDNESDAY: Increasing clouds with a few scattered showers possible in the afternoon and evening. High chance for rain Wednesday night. Lows in the upper 20s, temperatures slowly warming, but stay in the 40s during daylight hours, then rise into 50s overnight. Rain chance rises from 40% mid/late afternoon to 80% overnight.

THURSDAY: First Alert Weather Day for heavy rain likely mainly in the morning. Rain tapers and ends early to mid afternoon. Around 1 inch of rain expected. Lows near 50, highs in the mid 50s. (Rain Chance: 80%)

FRIDAY: Partly sunny, breezy and chilly. Lows in the upper 20s, highs in the low 40s.

SATURDAY: Mostly to partly sunny. Lows in the upper teens, highs in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with a low chance for rain or snow. Big disagreement in forecast models means a low confidence forecast. Lows in the mid 20s, highs in the mid to upper 30s. (Precipitation chance: 20%)

MONDAY: Cloudy with a chance for rain or snow. Lows in the low 30s, highs in the mid 40s. (Precipitation chance: 30%)

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