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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Fog/Mist

22°C

72°F

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1022.8 mb (30.20 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 3.22 km
Last update 21 Aug 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 39 m)
3:42 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
6am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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