Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Mostly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 16 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VASimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  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 then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 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: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. 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

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible 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

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible 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. 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 87. 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:
Richmond VASimilar City Names
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:06 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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