Wake up to 76 at 6 a.m. on Wednesday with 86% humidity. The temperature will feel like 81 degrees.
Temperatures will quickly rise reaching 83 by 9 a.m. with a real feel of 92. By noon the temperature will reach 90 with a real feel of 102.
1 p.m. temperature will be 92 but will feel like 104, by 2 p.m. temperature will rise to 94 with a heat index (real feel) of 105 and remain there for several hours.
Relief will not begin until 5 p.m. when the temperature will drop slightly to 95 degrees and the heat index will be 103.
A chance of showers begins to build towards the evening. By 7 p.m. the temperature will fall to 90 degrees but the heat index will be 98.
At 8 p.m. there is a high probability of a thundershower with temperature of 86 and 68% humidity the heat index will make it feel like 90 degrees.
By 10 p.m. the temperature will be 81 degrees and drop to 80 by midnight. Overnight temperatures will be in the high 70’s reaching 76 by 6 a.m. on Thursday.
Rain is likely throughout the night Wednesday and throughout the day on Thursday.
The National Weather Service Has Issued A Heat Advisory For Our Area:
HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for South Central, Central and Eastern Virginia and the lower Eastern Shore. High heat indices are expected with heat index values between 103 to 107 degrees from late Wednesday morning into Wednesday evening. Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical attention. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1.
Be sure to stay hydrated and remember to cool down vehicles prior to leaving. Temperatures in cars can reach deadly within a short period of time if left with windows closed. Never leave pets or kids unattended in vehicle.
Lewis & Clark Family Circus is coming to a town near you!
July 17 – 5:00pm & 7:30pm
July 18 – 5:00pm & 7:30pm
LOCATION: Town Hill – 500 Washington Ave.
VDOT: Travelers can expect overnight and daytime delays this week on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 3 and Route 301 in King George County as crews continue to mill and pave this primary road.
Route 206 will be reduced to a single lane at the following dates, times and locations:
Between Route 3 and Route 644 (Potts Lane)
Sunday, July 14
• 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
• 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and
• 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Between Route 644 (Potts Lane) and Route 301
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
• 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Crews will direct one-way, alternating traffic through these work zone.