Virginia Independence Day Weather: Storms with Heat Indices Over 100

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Wakefield, VA – Virginians can expect a range of weather conditions this week, with the National Weather Service predicting significant heat and potential thunderstorms.

According to the US National Weather Service Wakefield VA, today will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s, cooler along the coast. However, summer heat returns for Independence Day, bringing highs in the mid-90s and heat indices between 98-103°F. Residents are advised to prepare for potentially dangerous heat levels.

Dry conditions are expected today, with isolated to scattered thunderstorms possible on Thursday, especially in the Piedmont region. Thursday’s highs are anticipated to reach 94°F, with a 35% chance of rain.

Looking ahead, hot and humid conditions will build into the weekend. Friday and Saturday are forecasted to have highs around 94°F, with widespread heat indices of 103-108°F. There is a 35% chance of rain on Friday and a 40% chance on Saturday. Sunday will see a slight cool down with highs around 91°F and mostly sunny skies.

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