Forecast: Hot weather right around the corner

First Alert Weather Days for scorching May heat on Friday and Saturday
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 3:58 AM EDT|Updated: May. 18, 2022 at 11:08 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Peak summer-like heat is on the way for the end of the week on Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds during the evening. Lows in the mid 60s.

Thursday: Partly Sunny with a slight shower chance early in the morning then a dry afternoon. Lows in the low 60s, high around 90. (Rain Chance: 20%)

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS Friday and Saturday for near record or record breaking heat.

Friday: An early morning shower or storm possible. Partly sunny and hot. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the mid 90s. Record is 96° set back in 1934. (Rain Chance: 20%)

Saturday: Mostly to partly sunny and hot. Lows in the low 70s, highs in the mid to upper 90s. Record is 93° set back in 1962.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a chance for a shower or storm late in the day . Lows near 70, high in the low 90s. (PM Rain Chance: 30%)

Monday: Cloudy with areas of rain. Much Cooler Lows near 60, highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance: 70%)

Tuesday: Cloudy with areas of light rain. Highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance 40%)

Wednesday: Partly sunny. A few lingering showers possible. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the upper 70s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

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