Good morning, RVA: storms roll in this afternoon, spoil party

Good: continued high temperatures today! Bad: storms roll in this afternoon.

Good morning, RVA! It’s currently 52 °F, and I’m loving it. Unfortunately, storms roll in this afternoon, spoiling another day with temperatures in the mid-70s. Soak up the warmth while you can, because tomorrow’s high is a full 30 degrees colder than today’s.

Also, if you plan on wearing a flowy dress, exercise additional vigilance as winds will gust over 15 mph for most of the day.

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It’s (mostly) official: Mayor Jones will be the next chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia. After some criticism around Jones’s views on gay marriage, a last-minute challenger, and a technical glitch he ended up the only person to file their paperwork before yesterday’s 5:00 PM deadline.

Union First Market bank, which was once First Market bank, will consider changing their name to Union bank. Thrilling stuff, I know!

The 2014 Atlantic 10 basketball tournament kicks off tonight at 7:00 PM as #12 George Mason takes on #13 Fordham. Richmond takes the court tomorrow at 6:30 PM, and VCU will play Friday at 6:30 PM.

If you missed the debut of the newly rebooted Cosmos, don’t worry! You’ve got 53 days to watch the full episode online.

You probably saw this yesterday, but President Obama was on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis:

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