Forecast: Warm through Friday, then colder

Record high likely on Thursday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - High temperatures from Tuesday through Friday will reach the 60s and 70s with well-above average warmth for February in Virginia.

WEDNESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s, highs in the low to mid 60s. (PM Rain Chance: 30%)

THURSDAY: Mainly cloudy and breezy with scattered morning rain showers. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the mid 70s. Record high is 74 (2017) which could be broken. (Rain Chance: 30%)

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy and warm with a few showers possible with a cold front. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the mid to upper 60s. Turning colder late. (PM Rain Chance: 30%)

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 30s, highs in the low to mid 40s.

SUNDAY: Increasing clouds, but still mainly dry. Lows in the 30s, highs mid 40s. (Rain chance: 10%)

The forecast for Monday and Tuesday could bring big changes depending on how cold air from the Midwest interacts with advancing moisture from a southern system. There will be the potential for a wintry mix or even snow IF the cold air prevails. We will monitor future model runs as first hints of this just appeared in today’s guidance

MONDAY: Cloudy with rain developing. Could change to wintry mix at night. Lows mid 30s, highs upper 40s. (Rain chance 60%)

TUESDAY: Cloudy with rain or wintry mix possible. Lows low 30s. Highs in the 40s. (Precip chance 60%)

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