Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 19 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light north wind.  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: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 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: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  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 before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. 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: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 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 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. 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 before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
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 VASimilar City Names
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:26 pm EDT Aug 19, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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