Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 1 May 8:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
9:35 pm EDT May 1, 2016
9pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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