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Monday’s VIPIR Forecast: Extreme heat

Posted at 5:10 AM, Jul 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-20 05:51:28-04

Extreme heat and humidity … A Heat Advisory is in effect from Noon until 8 PM for most of inland Hampton Roads and inland Northeastern North Carolina. Highs will climb into the mid 90s today with heat index values near 105 for most areas. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with scattered showers/storms firing up in the afternoon.

The weather pattern will repeat on Tuesday with more triple digits heat index values and chance for scattered showers/storms. We will catch a break for the second half of the week. Highs will drop into the mid to upper 80s from Wednesday through the weekend.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the mid 90s. Heat index at 100+. Winds: SW 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Lows in the upper 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the mid 90s. Heat index at 100+ Winds: SW 5-10

Tropical Update

No tropical activity is expected over the next few days

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 20th

1956 F1 Tornado: Henrico Co, F0 Tornado Richmond

1985 F0 Tornado: Goochland Co

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