Oppressive Heat Continues; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

An oppressive and dangerous heat wave continues across a large section of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the central and southern Plains to the Southeast. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected in multiple spots, in Montana, parts of the Midwest and from the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Mechanicsville VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Mechanicsville VA
 37.62°N 77.3°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:09 am EDT Jul 7, 2022
4am EDT Jul 7, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2022
 
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