Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 8 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: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 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

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:00 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
3am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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