Forecast: Dangerous heat begins Wednesday, continues through weekend

Forecast: Dangerous heat begins Wednesday, continues through weekend

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The next 7 days will be HOT and increasing heat and humidity later this week.

TUESDAY EVENING: First Alert Weather Day for potential of a few strong to severe thunderstorms and hot temperatures. Storms most likely 3 pm to 10 pm. (Rain Chance: 40%)

WEDNESDAY: First Alert Weather Day for high heat, humidity. Mostly sunny, hot and humid with an isolated afternoon storm possible. Heat Advisory for most of Central and Southern Virginia 11 am to 8 pm. Lows in the mid 70s, highs in the mid to upper 90s. Heat Index 103 to 107 degrees. (Rain Chance: 30%)

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny, hot and humid with a few showers and storms. Lows in the mid 70s, highs in the mid 90s. (Rain Chance: 40%)

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS FOR EXTREME HEAT AND HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY

FRIDAY: Partly sunny, hot and humid. Lows in the upper 70s, highs in the upper 90s. Heat index near 110. (Rain Chance: 20%)

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. Lows in the upper 70s, highs in the upper 90s to near 100. Heat index near or above 110. (Rain Chance: 10%)

SUNDAY: Partly sunny, hot and humid. Showers and storms possible late. Lows in the upper 70s, highs in the upper 90s. Heat index near 110. (Rain Chance: 30%)

MONDAY: Partly sunny, hot and humid. Showers and storms possible late. Lows mid 70s, highs mid 90s. (Rain Chance: 40%)

TUESDAY: Partly sunny. hot and humid. Showers and storms possible. Lows low 70s, highs upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 40%)

First Alert: Temperatures go back to normal Tuesday of next week

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