Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Jul 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
6:23 am EDT Jul 23, 2016
9am EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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