Briefly less muggy

New heat wave builds
New heat wave builds
Published: Jul. 10, 2023 at 3:51 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 10, 2023 at 12:35 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - After a soaking rainfall, expect a drying trend. Becoming less humid over the next couple days and nights.

A new heat wave will build mid and late week across central Virginia.

Tracking the next weather system in the Thursday to Friday timeframe. It will bring a scattered shower and thunderstorm to the region.

Only isolated storm chances this weekend. Mainly near and over the higher elevations.

Monday afternoon: Partly sunny. High temperatures in the 80s. There’s only a small chance for a spotty shower, mainly south and east of Charlottesville.

Monday night: Mainly clear sky. Some fog late. Lows in the more comfortable upper 50s to mid 60s by dawn.

Tuesday: Hot sunshine, not humid with highs near 90 degrees. Lows in the 60s.

Wednesday: Hot sunshine. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows near 70 degrees.

Thursday and Friday: More humid, partly sunny with a scattered shower, downpour and thunderstorm forming. Mostly in the afternoon and evening. Highs lower 90s. Lows lower 70s.

Saturday and Sunday: Hazy, hot and humid with an isolated shower/storm risk in the late afternoon and evening. Highs lower 90s. Lows lower 70s.

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