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The heat makes a return

Mostly dry this week with the heat making a comeback late this weekend
Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 7:53 AM EDT|Updated: 2 hours ago
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**Due to numerous and ongoing wildfires out west we will still see some haze in the sky from time to time. Right now nothing looks to be hazy enough to affect air quality but until the fires are under control, this will continue likely for at least several more weeks if not longer.**

THURSDAY: Comfortable and refreshing to start to the day with temperatures rising into the 60s early. Plenty of sunshine with some clouds building in for the afternoon and a warmer day with highs in the low to mid 80s. A weak upper level piece of energy will swing through the area today, which will set off a couple of isolated showers or even a storm for the afternoon and early evening. Most of this should start across our West Virginia areas but some will drift into the Valley. This may keep West Virginia locations in the upper 70s to near 80, especially if they develop in the late morning hours. Overall, a nice summer day with a few showers and storms for the afternoon, but activity will not be widespread.

A beautiful evening as temperatures slip into the 70s. A fantastic summer night. Becoming clear for the overnight hours and feeling pleasant and refreshing. Lows in the mid to upper 50s for West Virginia and into the upper 50s to low 60s for the Valley.

FRIDAY: A pleasant start to the day with temperatures in the 60s and a good bit of sunshine. We’ll see more clouds developing for the afternoon, and it will be much warmer today. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. A very pleasant evening in the 80s, which will feel comfortable with low humidity. Overnight, turning mild with lows in the low to mid 60s.

SATURDAY: Mild in the morning with a good amount of cloud cover. Temperatures will start in the 60s and quickly rise into the 70s. More clouds than sun for the day with highs reaching the low to mid 80s. An isolated shower or storm for the afternoon but coverage will not be widespread. For the night, clearing skies and mild with lows in the low to mid 60s.

SUNDAY: A comfortable start to the day with temperatures in the 60s early, but we will start to turn up the heat throughout the day. A mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon and turning hot but not humid. Highs in the mid 80s for West Virginia locations, and near 90 for the Valley. A warmer evening and overnight with low temperatures in the mid to upper 60s.

MONDAY: Warm to start the day as temperatures will quickly get into the 80s in the morning and slightly muggy early. Very hot but not as humid for the afternoon with plenty of sunshine and high temperatures near 90 for West Virginia. Into the lower to mid 90s for the Shenandoah Valley. Drink lots of water and take frequent breaks if you plan to spend prolonged periods of time outside this afternoon. For the night, warm with lows in the mid to upper 60s.

TUESDAY: Our hot pattern continues today and the humidity starts to build back in. Temperatures will once again rise into the 80s quickly this morning. Partly cloudy in the afternoon with hot temperatures once again. Highs near 90 for West Virginia and into the low to mid 90s for the Valley. Warm and more humid overnight as temperatures will only slide into the mid to upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY: Warm and a bit humid in the morning with temperatures already in the 70s early. A mix of sun and clouds for the afternoon and turning hot. Highs once again near 90 for West Virginia locations and into the low to mid 90s for the Valley.

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