Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light west wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light west wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
6:37 pm EDT May 24, 2016
8pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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