Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

78°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 12 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Midlothian VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 13, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 13, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. 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: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Midlothian VA
 37.49°N 77.63°W (Elev. 285 ft)
3:30 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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