Extremely Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S. through Saturday; Heat Spreads East into Next Week

Extremely dangerous heat continues in the Western U.S. through Saturday with widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories. Hazardous heat will expand over much of the central and eastern U.S. late this weekend into next week. Confidence is increasing in extremely dangerous heat, particularly for urban areas in the Southeast and East Coast beginning Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 12 Jul 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW East Highland Park VA

Flood Watch July 12, 07:53am until July 13, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch July 12, 07:53am until July 13, 12:00am

    NOW until 12:00am Sat

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    High: 82 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 73 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 90 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Light west wind.

    High: 96 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Low: 74 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

    Low: 76 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Light west wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW East Highland Park VA
 37.56°N 77.39°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:32 am EDT Jul 12, 2024
7am EDT Jul 12, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 18, 2024
 
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