Showery start to Thanksgiving, turns dry and warm in the afternoon

Best time to schedule outdoor plans will be in the afternoon

Forecast: Showers start our Thanksgiving then some sun

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Dry weather is looking likely Thanksgiving afternoon with warmer than average temperatures.

High temperatures Thanksgiving Day are expected to reach the mid to even upper 60s.

Thanksgiving will likely start with some morning rain showers, but drier weather builds in during the afternoon.
Thanksgiving will likely start with some morning rain showers, but drier weather builds in during the afternoon. (Source: WWBT)

Rain is expected late Wednesday through Thursday morning.

The GFS, NAM, and European forecast models show most of the rain moving out of the region late Thursday morning. After 12 p.m. we likely turn drier.

Drier weather is expected to build into the region Thursday afternoon, especially after 2 p.m.
Drier weather is expected to build into the region Thursday afternoon, especially after 2 p.m. (Source: WWBT)

Rain totals won’t be too impressive. We are expecting less than 1/4 of an inch of rain.

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