Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Bensley VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  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

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 10 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

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  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: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly 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%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Bensley VA
 37.44°N 77.5°W (Elev. 200 ft)
4:57 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
5am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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