|Moon Phase||Waxing Gibbous Moon|
Drier air will continue to move into our area, making humidity levels feels more comfortable today. Skies will be variably cloudy (peeks of sunshine through afternoon clouds), and we'll have a slight chance for widely scattered showers between Noon and sunset. Those showers will track SSW, and generally produce light to moderate rainfall locally. Highs across central Virginia will be in the upper 70s to 80 degrees this afternoon.
Heat and humidity will steadily build back in our region through this weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday will be in the upper 80s to about 90 degrees. Rain chances remain low until late Monday-Tuesday.
The Summer Solstice occurs very early Friday morning (at 1:04 A.M. EDT). Technically, though, Thursday is our longest daylight day of the year. Richmond has exactly 14 hours, 45 minutes and 28 seconds of daylight on Thursday, June 20. There is one second less of daylight on Friday for us. In case you were counting...
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