Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.51°NLon: 77.32°WElev: 167ft.

Light Rain

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 13 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am
Flood Advisory until August 13, 06:30pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Advisory
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am
    Flood Advisory until August 13, 06:30pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:09 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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