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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Heat index climbs to 100° or higher Monday and Tuesday

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*Isolated showers and thunderstorms Sunday evening, otherwise partly cloudy
*FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS for Heat Monday and Tuesday. Heat index likely to climb to 100° to 105° with actual air temperatures in the mid 90s
*Air Quality Alert for Metro Richmond on Monday: Code Orange for sensitive groups, avoid prolonged outdoor exertion
*Cool front brings increasing rain chances by Tuesday night into Wednesday

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SUNDAY NIGHT: Isolated evening showers and thunderstorms, otherwise partly cloudy, warm and very muggy. Lows in the low 70s. (Evening Rain Chance: 30%)

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS for Monday and Tuesday for HOTTEST weather of the season so far.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny, very hot and humid. Heat index likely to reach 100°-105°. An isolated shower and storm can't be completely ruled out, but the chance is less than 20%. Highs in the mid 90s. 

7am: Partly Sunny, 75°

Noon: Mostly Sunny, 88°

4pm: Mostly Sunny, 94°

7pm: Mostly Sunny, 90°

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny, very hot and humid. The heat index will climb to near 105° during the afternoon. Some scattered mainly evening thunderstorms are expected as a cold front begins to approach from the north. Lows in the mid 70s, highs in the mid 90s. (Evening Rain Chance: 40%)

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and storms likely, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Lows in the low 70s, highs around 90°. (Rain Chance: 50%)

THURSDAY: Mostly to partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Lows around 70°, highs in the upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 40%)

FRIDAY: Partly sunny with just a SLIGHT chance for a shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

SATURDAY: Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Lows in the upper 60s, highs in the upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

SUNDAY: Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Lows around 70°, highs in the low 90s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

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