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StormTracker 8: Scattered storms tonight, Weather Aware on Tuesday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) --  ​​​​​​We will continue to see scattered showers and storms across Central Virginia as we had through the second half of our evening and into the overnight hours. Storm chances should wrap up as move closer to midnight, but the clouds will linger as we had overnight. Temperatures dip down into the low 70s with higher humidity values.

Tuesday is a StormTracker 8 Weather Aware Day with the slight risk for severe storms in Central and Northern Virginia and a marginal risk for severe storms for the rest of the state. These storms are expected to move in through the mid-afternoon and late evening hours.  Storms can have gusty winds, plenty of lightning, and heavy rain. Clouds will linger through majority of the day as temperatures warm into the middle 80s. Humidity values remain high making it feel warmer through the afternoon.

After the storms clear overnight, clouds will linger for your Wednesday morning, but we should see some clearing skies through the afternoon. Temperatures will be very seasonable in the upper 80s with humidity values dropping through the afternoon. Winds may become brisk through the afternoon.

Thursday looks to be a fantastic day in Central Virginia. We will see mainly sunny skies through the afternoon as temperatures reach the lower 80s. Noticeably lower humidity values are also expected across the area, making it feel quite comfortable.

Friday finishes off the work week with abundant sunshine in the forecast. We will continue to see temperatures a few degrees below average in the lower 80s with low humidity values.

The Weekend kicks off with temperatures back in the mid-80s, still a few degrees below average. We will continue to see mainly sunny skies in the forecast as humidity values remain low.

Sunday will see slightly higher humidity values across the area, however it will still feel quite pleasant. High temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon.

Monday begins the workweek with mostly sunny skies across the area. Temperatures are back to seasonal averages in the upper 80s and it will feel a bit more muggy as humidity values continue to climb.


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