Record Heat Continues

Milder Weather with Higher Rain Chances Monday
Posted at 7:01 AM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-20 17:23:06-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Expect mostly clear and warm conditions overnight, with lows in the low 70s.

Saturday will be even hotter, with highs in the mid to upper 90s, and a heat index near or a little above 100. The record high for Richmond is 93, set back in 1962. A few isolated storms are possible late in the day.

Sunday will still be hot and humid, but a few degrees lower with highs in the lower 90s. A few scattered storms are possible by evening.

Showers and storms will be more likely on Monday, and it will be significantly cooler with highs 75-80.

The threat of some scattered showers and storms will remain for most of next week. Tuesday looks to be the coolest day with highs in the low to mid 70s. Highs return to the 80s on Thursday.

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