The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory until 9 p.m. Saturday for Manassas City.
Temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees with lows being in the 70s overnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected mainly in the evening hours, according to the WeatherBug network. Some thunderstorms may be severe; although, not as severe as .
Temperatures of up to 101 degrees can be expected for Sunday as well. Temperatures will drop back to 96 Monday and 92 Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service extended forecast.
Saturday and Sunday will be sunny and mostly clear. The humidity will hover around 50 percent during the day, rising slightly overnight through Monday.
The and serve as cooling centers in the city, as well as the , which allows people to get out of the direct sun.
"Most local shops should be open, and I would ask people to take advantage of the town's businesses as well," said Robert Halsall, deputy emergency management coordinator for the City of Manassas.
Please remember to check on your neighbors who may or may not have power and offer your home to them to escape the heat.