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Record Warmth Expected on Wednesday

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image

*Low clouds and patchy fog, clearing late morning.
*Skies become partly sunny with a record high likely
*Turning cooler during the day Thursday with some scattered showers

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WEDNESDAY: Some low clouds and fog early in the morning, then becoming partly sunny and exceptionally warm. Highs around 80°. Record is 75° set back in 1930. 

7am: Low Clouds, Fog, 60°

Noon: Partly Sunny, 75°

4pm: Partly Sunny, 80°

7pm: Partly Cloudy, 70°

THURSDAY: Becoming cloudy and turning cooler with scattered showers as a front moves through the area. Lows near 60° in the early morning, rising to the mid 60s by mid or late morning, then falling back into the 50s during the afternoon. (Rain Chance: 50%)

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy and cool with a chance of light rain. Most areas stay dry. Lows in the mid 40s, highs in the upper 50s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

SATURDAY: Variable cloudiness and warmer again with a chance of scattered showers toward evening.  Most of the day stays dry. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the mid 70s. Record is 82°/1985. (late day Rain Chance: 30%)

SUNDAY: Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy with scattered showers and even a few thunderstorms likely during the afternoon and evening. Lows around 60°, highs in the mid to upper 70s. Record is 83°/1930. (Rain Chance: 60%)

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy and cooler with a slight chance of rain. Lows near 50°, highs in the low 60s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the low 40s, highs in the upper 50s.

NOTE: Looks like it's back to normal winter temperatures to begin March.  Winter is not over yet!

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7-Day Forecast: Richmond

Wednesday
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cold

Thursday
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warm

Friday
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yes

Saturday
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yes

Sunday
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yes

Monday
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yes

Tuesday
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hi

Currently in Richmond as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSW @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.39 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:51:58 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:31 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Petersburg

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 61°

Mix of sun and clouds

Thursday
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  • 69°
  • 49°

Isolated thunderstorms

Friday
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  • 66°
  • 55°

Mostly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 75°
  • 62°

Mix of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 74°
  • 50°

Showers possible

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 55°
  • 38°

Morning showers

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 59°
  • 35°

Sunshine

Currently in Petersburg as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.4 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:51:26 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:36 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Ashland

Wednesday
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  • 79°
  • 58°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
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  • 60°
  • 46°

Morning showers

Friday
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  • 63°
  • 54°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 73°
  • 60°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 73°
  • 48°

Chance of showers

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 58°
  • 38°

Mostly cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 59°
  • 36°

Sunshine

Currently in Ashland as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.39 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:52:02 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:13 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Midlothian

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 59°

Times of sun and clouds

Thursday
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  • 63°
  • 47°

A few morning showers

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 64°
  • 54°

Mostly cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 61°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 73°
  • 48°

Showers possible

Monday
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  • 56°
  • 38°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 59°
  • 36°

Sunshine

Currently in Midlothian as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.4 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:51:58 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:31 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Mechanicsville

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 59°

Times of sun and clouds

Thursday
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  • 61°
  • 46°

A few morning showers

Friday
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  • 64°
  • 54°

Mostly cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 60°

Partly cloudy

Sunday
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  • 74°
  • 48°

Showers possible

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 57°
  • 38°

Mostly cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 59°
  • 36°

Sunshine

Currently in Mechanicsville as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.39 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:51:45 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:02 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Chester

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 61°

Mix of sun and clouds

Thursday
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  • 65°
  • 48°

Thunderstorms early

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 54°

Mostly cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 62°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 48°

Showers possible

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 55°
  • 38°

A few morning showers

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 58°
  • 36°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Chester as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.4 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:52:14 am
  • Sunset: 05:56:08 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Richmond
63°
Petersburg
63°
Ashland
63°
Midlothian
63°
Mechanicsville
63°
Chester
63°
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