Heat and humidity returns this weekend

Severe storms will be possible Sunday afternoon and evening
Posted at 3:41 AM, Jun 28, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. -- Tonight will be warm and humid with lows in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Skies will be mostly clear early, with increasing clouds after midnight.

Saturday will be hotter and more humid. Highs will be in the lower 90s, with a heat index of 96 to 101. An isolated storm is possible, mostly across western VA.

Sunday will be hot and muggy with highs in the mid 90s. The heat index will be 100 to 108. There will be some sun with variable cloudiness. A few showers are possible in the morning, but thunderstorm chances will increase later in the day, with the best chance in the evening. Storms could be strong to severe with some hail and high wind gusts.

Monday will be cooler and less humid with highs in the low to mid 80s.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s.

Another wave of heat and humidity will begin on Wednesday, and last through next weekend. Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s and low 100s.

Tropics: Tropical Depression Two developed this afternoon and is expected to become Tropical Storm Beryl very soon. The forecast track moves the storm into the central Caribbean by the middle of next week.

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