Forecast: Mild next 2 days, then sharply colder with major pattern flip

Winter temperatures return Friday

Mild next 2 days, then sharply colder with major pattern flip

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Drier weather builds in the next couple of days with sharply colder temperatures late this week into all of next week.

WEDNESDAY: Dense fog likely during the morning commute. Then increasing afternoon sun. Lows in the mid to upper 40s, highs in the upper 50s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the upper 40s, highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and cooler. Lows in the upper 20s and low 30s, highs in the low 40s.

SATURDAY: Cloudy with rain likely, could start as a rain/snow mix in the morning. Lows near 30, highs in the mid 40s. (Rain Chance: 90%)

SUNDAY: Partly sunny. Lows in the low 30s, highs in the upper 40s.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny and cold. Lows in the mid 20s, highs in the upper 30s and low 40s.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and cold. Lows in the low 20s, highs in the mid 30s.

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