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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly before 2pm.  High near 64. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly before 2pm. High near 64. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
4:02 am EDT May 23, 2022
4am EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 29, 2022
 
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