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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Mostly Cloudy

96°F

36°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 20 Jul 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Heat Advisory July 21, 10:00am until July 21, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  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: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
4:45 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
6pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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