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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today’s eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

A Few Clouds with Haze

86°F

30°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.20 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 3am and 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 3am and 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
10:37 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
12pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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