The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the Fredericksburg and Washington D.C. area for Monday for heat index values possibly exceeding 110 degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for the Norfolk, Newport News, and Virginia Beach area for Monday for heat index values up to 113 degrees. THIS IS DANGEROUS HEAT.
Our latest VWN MAX Heat Index Forecast shows heat index values close to 115 degrees on Monday in Norfolk with the actual air temperature near 100 degrees. 110+ Heat index values are very possible even across the Richmond Metro area, northward into the D.C. area. Please drink plenty of water and try to avoid the hottest part of the day, between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. NEVER leave your children or pets inside a vehicle as the temperature inside your car will reach 110 degrees in just 10 minutes and over 130 degrees in 30 minutes.