Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jun 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  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

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  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 then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VASimilar City Names
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
1:58 pm EDT Jun 28, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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