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Hot weather for the week ahead

Posted at 5:07 AM, May 29, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. -- Tonight will be mostly clear and comfortable, with lows ranging from the upper 50s to the mid 60s.

Memorial Day will be mostly sunny, hotter and more humid. Highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s, but cooler along the coast. The afternoon heat index could reach the mid 90s.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be hot and humid. Highs will be in the low to mid 90s, and the heat index will reach between 95 and 100 at times. Then a cold front will bring scattered storms to the region later Thursday. Highs will still be close to 90.

Friday won't be as hot, with a few more scattered showers and storms as the front will be slow to move off the coast. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s.

As of now, dry weather is expected next weekend, with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 50s and low 60s.

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