Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

26°C

78°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 7 km/h
Barometer 1015.8 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 12 Aug 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 13, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 13, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 39 m)
3:30 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
6pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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