Forecast: Near record heat the next couple of days

Temperatures will be nearly 20 degrees above average beginning Friday
Published: May. 19, 2022 at 4:02 AM EDT|Updated: May. 19, 2022 at 10:58 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - We have FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS for Friday and Saturday for potential record breaking heat.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. A stray storm possible across southside Virginia. (Rain Chance: 20%)

Friday: An early morning shower possible. Partly sunny and hot. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the mid 90s. Record is 96° set back in 1934. (Rain Chance: 10%)

Saturday: Mostly to partly sunny and hot. Lows in the low 70s, highs in the 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: 40%)

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

Tuesday: Cloudy with areas of light rain. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the low to mid 70s. (Rain Chance 40%)

Wednesday: Partly sunny. A few lingering showers possible. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the low 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

Thursday: Partly sunny. Scattered showers and storms especially in the afternoon. Lows in the low 60s, highs in the mid 80s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

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