Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bon Air VA

Heat Advisory July 28, 12:00pm until July 28, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Bon Air VA
 37.51°N 77.57°W (Elev. 299 ft)
3:16 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
4am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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