Wednesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Not as hot

Posted at 4:56 AM, Jun 24, 2015

Not as hot… After the extreme heat and humidity of yesterday, today will feel like an oasis. Highs will only climb into the mid and upper 80s this afternoon, near normal. Heat index will be very minor. The storms from overnight will clear out early this morning. Skies will clear throughout the day with plenty of sunshine this afternoon. Rain chances will linger for areas south of the Albemarle Sound.

Highs will nudge into the upper 80s and low 90s to finish the work week with chances for afternoon showers and storms both Thursday and Friday. The weekend is looking cooler but with plenty of clouds and showers.

Today: Clearing Skies, Not as Hot. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Winds: N/E 5-15

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the low 70s. Winds: E/SE 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, PM Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tropical Update

Tropical activity is not expected over the next few days.

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

June 24th

1996 F0 Tornado; Westmoreland Co

1996 Severe Thunderstorms: Southeast Virginia, East Central Virginia - Hail 0.75"-1.75")

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