First Warning Forecast: Summertime Storms

Posted at 2:58 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 21:23:48-04

Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast

Highs will warm into the low 90s tomorrow and Wednesday. Afternoon heat index values will climb to near 100. We will see sunshine in the morning with clouds building by midday. Showers and storms will pop up again each afternoon.

Highs will drop into the upper 80s for the end of the week. It will still be humid with heat index values in the 90s. We will continue to see a mix of sun and clouds with afternoon showers/storms possible. Highs will slip into the mid 80s, closer to normal, this weekend. The best chance for rain will be Thursday as a cold front moves through the area bringing us a 40% chance of rain.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms (30%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: S 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms (30%). Highs in the low 90s. Winds: SW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate-High (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

August 6th

1918 Richmond High Temp 107

1986 F1 Tornado Nottoway Co

1993 Historic Tornado Outbreak: Central Virginia, Southeast Virginia

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