After a brief mid-week warmup, cooler weather arrives in Virginia this weekend

Tuesday through Thursday brings high temperatures in the mid 70s, but the weekend will turn much cooler

Cooler weather arrives this weekend

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After a brief warm-up this week, temperatures will turn much cooler this upcoming weekend.

Temperatures will briefly warm up as sun returns during middle part of this week. High temperatures Wednesday and Thursday will reach the mid to upper 70s, which is a few degrees above average for this time of the year.

A Friday cold front will likely bring scattered rain showers followed by dry, sunny, and much cooler weather this weekend. High temperatures will be about 10 degrees cooler than average this weekend.

High temperatures Saturday and Sunday will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s, with overnight low temperatures Saturday night near 40. There could even be upper 30s in rural locations.

The weekend forecast brings sunny skies but much cooler temperatures to Richmond. Highs on Saturday may struggle to reach 60.
The weekend forecast brings sunny skies but much cooler temperatures to Richmond. Highs on Saturday may struggle to reach 60. (Source: WWBT)

It should be a great weekend for fall activities such as pumpkin/apple picking, and the fall colors will start to become more vibrant, especially in the mountains.

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