Forecast: Hot weekend ahead for late May

We will likely break record highs on Saturday
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 4:22 AM EDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 11:36 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Record high temperatures will likely be broken on Saturday with high temperatures in the mid 90s. That’s why it’s a First Alert Weather Day.

Friday Night: Very warm. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.

Saturday: FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Partly to mostly sunny and hot. A stray shower or storm possible towards evening. Lows in the low 70s, highs in the mid to upper 90s. Record is 93° set back in 1962. (PM Rain Chance: 20%)

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

Monday: Mostly cloudy with showers possible late Much cooler. Lows near 60, highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance: 40%)

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with showers possible. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance 40%)

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

Thursday: Partly sunny. A stray shower or storm possible. Lows in the low 60s, highs in the mid 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

Friday: Partly sunny. Showers and storms possible. Lows in the upper 60s, highs in the mid 80s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

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