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A hot & mainly dry weekend

Posted at 5:14 AM, Jun 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-05 23:55:59-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Skies will be mostly clear overnight and it will be a bit more humid, with lows in the mid to upper 60s.

Sunday will offer a good amount of sunshine. It will be hot and humid, with afternoon highs in the low to mid 90s (some 80s near the coast). Richmond's record high is 96. An isolated storm is possible late in the afternoon well to the west over the higher elevations.

Monday will be another hot day, with a few widely scattered late day storms possible. It will be muggy with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s.

It will stay very warm and muggy through the week, with scattered afternoon storms possible each day. Highs will be in the upper 80s to around 90 Tuesday through Thursday. It won't be quite as warm Friday and Saturday, but still in the low and mid 80s. The storms will be scattered each day, so some locations will be remain dry. However, due to the muggy air in place, any storm that develops will unleash torrential downpours. Locations that see some storms each day could pick up a few inches of rain by the end of the week.

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