Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Partly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 22 Apr 10:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Freeze Warning April 23, 02:00am until April 23, 08:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. West wind around 6 mph.

    Areas Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers after 2pm.  High near 67. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 52. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Showers after 2pm. High near 67. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 52. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
9:20 pm EDT Apr 22, 2021
11pm EDT Apr 22, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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