Summary: Gradual warming trend and increasing humidity. High temperatures return to the 90s by Friday.
After several days of dry weather across the Heart of Virginia our region will see a slight chance of showers on Thursday.
A few to scattered showers will develop across our area Thursday afternoon. Rain chance is in the 30% range. The highest rain chances are in the mountains and SW Virginia. No significant severe weather is anticipated, but lightning is possible. Highs reach the upper 80s on Thursday.
The warming trend continues Friday. High temperatures climb into the lower 90s. Mornings will also be warmer as the humidity increases.
The weekend will be hot and humid. Expect highs near 90 and lows near 70. Rain chance is less than 20%. A few pop-up showers are possible with the highest rain chances in the mountains. Most locations won't receive any rain.
There are no signs of any significant/widespread rain for the Heart of Virginia for at least 5 days.
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