Tuesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Back to heat and storms

Posted at 5:11 AM, Jun 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-30 05:52:30-04

Back to the heat and storms… After a nice little break from the heat yesterday, it’s back to the 90s today. Temperatures will start in the 70s this morning and climb into the low 90s this afternoon. It will feel more the mid to upper 90s with higher humidity. Scattered showers and storms will fire up this afternoon and evening. Some storms could be strong to severe but the highest threat for severe storms will be in central VA and NC, along I-95.

Highs will remain in the upper 80s and low 90s for the second half of the week and through the weekend. Expect multiple chances for scattered showers/storms for the rest of the week with the highest chances near Friday.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the low 90s. Winds: S 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S/SW 10-15

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the low 90s. Winds: SW 10-15

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 30th

1994 Severe Thunderstorm: Amelia Co, Chesterfield Co, Nottoway Co, Lunenburg Co - Hail 0.75"-1.75"

2012 Tornado Mechanicsville (EF-0). Widespread Wind Damage & Hail Richmond southeast to Norfolk.

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