Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Fog

65°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 31 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 7am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 7am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Showers likely between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:59 am EDT May 31, 2016
7am EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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