Rinse, repeat: Heat, humidity and possible storms through 4th of July weekend

Each day features more of the same - heat, humidity and scattered storms

ROANOKE, Va. – June went by in a flash it seems and we’re wrapping up the month with hotter and noticeably more humid air.

Highs Thursday reach the upper 80s and lower 90s outside of the mountains.

High temperature forecast for Thursday, 6/30/2022

We’ll be a touch hotter Friday, though we’ll throw some storms into the mix. That chance, while scattered, will be slightly higher in areas along and west of the Parkway during the afternoon and evening hours.

Storm coverage Friday afternoon and evening

A front nearby is going to team up with our heat and humidity, giving us the daily chance for showers and thunderstorms through the holiday weekend.

Front leads to daily scattered storm chance during the holiday weekend

The chance for showers and storms appears to be highest Sunday.

4th of July weekend forecast - 2022

Any storms that do form won’t move very quickly, so localized flooding is a possibility. That said, don’t count on getting wet every single day (hence the term scattered).

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About the Author:

Meteorologist Chris Michaels is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcaster, forecasting weather conditions in southwest Virginia on WSLS 10 News from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays on Virginia Today.