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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Light Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 49°F (9°C)
Last update on 27 Mar 2:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°N Lon: 77.32°W Elev: 167ft.

For More Weather Information:

Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Richmond VA

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Rain

    High: 51 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Steady temperature around 58. North wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain, mainly before 3pm. Temperature falling to around 44 by 1pm. North wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W
Last Update: 8:18 pm EDT Mar 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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