First Warning Forecast: 90s for the 4th of July, plus storm chances

Posted at 4:56 AM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 13:06:03-04

KJ's First Warning Forecast

Hot this holiday weekend… Still feeling the heat today even after the showers and storms yesterday. Only an isolated shower or storm possible today, otherwise partly sunny with highs in the mid 80s and heat index values near 90.

90s will continue Friday afternoon as we jump start the weekend. However, expect oppressive conditions due to high humidity making it feel even hotter. Be sure to listen to your body and make time to cool off and hydrate to avoid any heat-related illnesses.

Fourth of July weekend: Best rain chances will be during the afternoon hours. 90s Saturday and 80s Sunday either way it'll feel like the low/mid 90s all weekend.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers/Storms. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: N/NE 5-10

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

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the low 90s. Winds: W/N 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 2nd

1971 F1 Tornado: Fluvanna Co

2005 F0 Tornado: Camden Co

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time