RICHMOND, Va (WRIC-TV) – Happy Fourth of July! We will have a hot and humid holiday weekend across the Commonwealth. High temperatures will be in the low 90s this afternoon with high humidity values.
Heat index values will be in the middle to upper 90s. We have mostly sunny skies for the start of the day, but there is a small chance for an isolated shower or storm in the afternoon.
Extra clouds stick around for our Sunday with the chance for a late day storm. Temperatures are back in the low-90s for the afternoon with little changes in the high humidity.
Monday begins the workweek with partly cloudy skies. High temperatures remain in the low-90s through the afternoon. There is the minimal chance for some popup showers or storms. Winds remain light for most of the afternoon.
Tuesday will see a slight dip in temperatures as we are in the upper 80s. High humidity lingers across the area with mostly sunny skies.
Abundant sunshine sticks around into the middle of the workweek. Wednesday will have seasonal temperatures near 90° with moderately high humidity values. This will really feel like summer, stay as cool as you can!
A few clouds push back into the area for Thursday afternoon. High temperatures are close to seasonal averages in the upper 80s. High humidity lingers making it feel even hotter.
Friday rounds out the weekend with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs are in the upper 80s. Some models show chances for a tropical system to bring some rain into the area, but not all models are in agreement. This would be something to watch!
Extra clouds linger into Saturday with high temperatures near 90°. Humidity values still will be quite high with light winds.