First Warning Forecast: Several days feeling like the triple digits

Posted at 5:07 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 15:31:50-04

KJ's First Warning Forecast

100-degree heat is setting up shop for the weekend!

Afternoon highs are trending in the middle 90s for most areas across Hampton Roads, Inland Virginia and North Carolina and just as hot along the North Carolina Outer Banks.

Heat index values will reach (100-105) through this afternoon as well the weekend during the hottest part of the day. In addition, expect partly cloudy skies with scattered showers and storms possible both days.

Just as hot if not hotter next week - 110 heat index values for both Monday and Tuesday afternoon. A scattered shower or storm is possible in the afternoon, typical for summer.

Today: Partly Cloudy. Highs in the low 90s. Winds: S 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs in the low 90s. Winds: S 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 17th

1975 Tornado: Westmoreland Co

Tropical Update

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