RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After a mild stretch of weather through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a cold blast is expected behind an area of low pressure to kick off December.
A soaking rain is expected with gusty winds Monday, followed by a surge of cold air Monday night into Tuesday. We could see upwards of 1″ of rain total in some neighborhoods.
Once this system passes, cold air rushes in and afternoon high temperatures Tuesday will likely stay in the mid 40s. There could even be snow in the mountains.
Overnight lows both Wednesday and Thursday will be in the 20s.
This surge of cold weather shows up on the Climate Prediction Center’s 10 to 14 day temperature outlook. Cooler than average temperatures are expected for the first week of December across the southeastern U.S.
Be sure to download the NBC12 First Alert Weather app for updates on this cold blast as we get closer.
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