Tuesday’s VIPIR Forecast: More heat and storms

Posted at 4:51 AM, Jul 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-21 09:33:29-04

More extreme heat and storms … A Heat Advisory is in effect from Noon until 8 PM for most of Hampton Roads and Northeastern North Carolina. Highs will climb back 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. Some of the storms could be strong to severe.

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. Rain/storm chances will be very low through the end of the week as well.

Today: Partly Cloudy, PM Showers/Storms(50%). Highs in the mid 90s. Heat index at 100+. Winds: SW/W 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(50%). Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: W/NW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Not as Hot. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: N 5-15

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)

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1995 Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage: Somerset Co

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