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More dangerous heat and storms are on the way….Get ready for some of the hottest weather we’ve seen this season! On Monday and Tuesday, high temperatures will soar into the mid and upper 90s. However, because of the humidity, it will feel like the triple digits! So start planning now for for this dangerous weather. A few isolated showers and storms are possible both days. Otherwise, expect a mix of sun and clouds. A weak cold front will slide through the area early Wednesday, giving way to highs in the upper 80s by afternoon. Highs will climb back into the lower 90s on Thursday. Storm chances will also be going up through the end of the work week.
Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Chance of Showers/Storms (20-30%). Low temperatures in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.
Monday: Sun and Clouds. Isolated Shower/Storm (20%). High temperatures in the mid and upper 90s. Winds: SW 5-10 mph.
Tuesday: Sun and Clouds. Isolated Shower/Storm (20%). High temperatures in the mid and upper 90s. Winds: W 5-10 mph.
Weather & Health for Monday
Pollen: Low to Medium (Grasses)
UV Index: Very High
Air Quality: Moderate
Mosquitoes: Very High
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1951 – Tornado Downtown Richmond. Dollar damage $2-4 Million; injuries.
1996 – Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage: Hertford Co, Northampton Co
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