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When scattered showers, storms will pop up on Fourth of July

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Jul 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-04 10:56:33-04

RICHMOND, Va. – CBS 6 Weather Authority Meteorologist Mike Goldberg says Saturday will be much like yesterday, with lots of clouds around and a few peeks of sun.

Scattered showers and storms will be around during the afternoon and evening, but it won’t rain all the time.  We’ll have many rain-free hours, but you’ll need to keep an eye to the sky and be prepared for a shower to pop up at any time.  It will be very muggy, with afternoon highs in the low to mid 80s. [TRACK RAIN: Use Interactive Radar on WTVR.com]

The main threat for scattered storms will be between about 4 and 8 p.m.  That doesn’t mean it won’t rain after 8 p.m., but our overall chances will go down.  Hopefully that means we can get all the fireworks displays in without Mother Nature getting in the way.

Sunday will bring a little more sun, but a few more scattered storms will pop up during the afternoon.  Highs will be in the mid 80s.

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