Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 30 Apr 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of drizzle and fog after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Areas Drizzle
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of drizzle before 8am, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 53. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle and fog after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Areas of drizzle before 8am, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 53. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
9:21 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
1am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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