Forecast: Final day of extreme heat Monday ends with a severe storm risk

Below average temperatures and lower humidity expected to begin Tuesday

Final day of extreme heat Monday ends with a severe storm risk

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - One more day of temperatures in the mid to upper 90s on Monday will end with a chance for strong to severe storms Monday evening.

TONIGHT: An isolated shower or storm in the evening will be followed by one more humid and sticky night.

MONDAY: First Alert Weather Day for heat and humidity and possible late day strong storms. Mostly to partly sunny, hot and humid with scattered showers and storms during the late afternoon and evening. Severe storms would be most likely 6pm to midnight. Damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat. Lows in the mid to upper 70s, highs in the mid and upper 90s. Heat index near 100°+. (PM Rain Chance: 60%)

First Alert: Temperatures cool back down and humidity lowers beginning Tuesday!

TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy and much cooler with scattered showers and storms likely. Lows in the low 70s, highs in the upper 70s. (Rain Chance: 90%)

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny, lower humidity and comfortable. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the low to mid 80s.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the mid and upper 80s.

SATURDAY: Mostly to partly sunny. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the upper 80s to near 90.

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