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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 10:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. 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.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
10:25 pm EDT Jun 29, 2015
12am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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