Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Partly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 17 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chester VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Chester VASimilar City Names
 37.36°N 77.42°W (Elev. 98 ft)
12:29 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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