Heat Advisory: High temps, dew points will make it feel over 100°

Posted at 9:31 AM, Aug 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-13 12:49:18-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A combination of heat and high humidity will produce dangerously hot conditions this weekend.  High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, coupled with dew points in the 70s, will make it feel like it's well over 100° for many hours.  A heat advisory is in effect for much of Virginia into Saturday evening, and another heat advisory will be issued for Sunday.


Here is the forecast maximum heat index for Saturday afternoon:


Here is the forecast maximum heat index for Sunday afternoon:


Another heat advisory could be needed on Monday, but the intense heat should lessen a little as the week progresses.  Highs will be below 90° by late in the week.