Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Overcast

91°F

33°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 25 Jul 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Heat Advisory until July 25, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 25, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
10:44 am EDT Jul 25, 2016
12pm EDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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