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Windy Thursday, Elevated Fire Danger

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*Windy Thursday, no outdoor burning due to elevated fire danger
*Looking good, but cool for Race Weekend at Richmond Raceway
*Next chance of rain holds off until Tuesday and Wednesday of next week

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THURSDAY: An isolated shower possible during the morning, otherwise becoming mostly sunny, windy and cool. The gusty winds in combination with lowering humidity will increase the fire risk during the afternoon. Please avoid outdoor burning. A WNW wind 20-25 mph with gusts to 35mph. Highs in the upper 60s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

7am: Mostly Cloudy, 58°, 20% Rain Chance

Noon: Mostly Sunny, Windy, 67° 

4pm: Mostly Sunny, Windy, 63°

7pm: Mostly Sunny, Windy, 57°

Freeze Watch Tonight for Counties North and West of RVA.  

FRIDAY: Sunny, breezy and much cooler than average for this time in April. Lows in the mid 30s, highs around 60°.

SATURDAY: Sunny. Lows in the mid to upper 30s, highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows near 40°, highs in the upper 60s.

MONDAY: Increasing cloudiness. Lows in the low 40s, highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY: Cloudy. Rain developing. Lows mid 40s. Highs mid to upper 50s. (Rain chance increase to 50%)

WEDNESDAY: Cloudy with a good chance of rain during the day. Lows upper 40s, highs near 60. (Rain Chance: 60%)

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7-Day Forecast: Richmond

Thursday
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Friday
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  • 130°
  • -11°

please megan stop

Saturday
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no

Sunday
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Andrew Freiden smells

Monday
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no

Tuesday
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warm

Wednesday
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knock knock

Currently in Richmond as of

  • 50°(Feels like 50°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: N @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.69 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:12 am
  • Sunset: 07:49:06 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Petersburg

Thursday
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  • 70°
  • 37°

Plenty of sun

Friday
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  • 62°
  • 39°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 66°
  • 43°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 67°
  • 44°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 67°
  • 46°

Mix of sun and clouds

Tuesday
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  • 64°
  • 54°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 66°
  • 51°

Rain

Currently in Petersburg as of

  • 53°(Feels like 53°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.72 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:30 am
  • Sunset: 07:48:34 pm
  • Humidity: 70
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Ashland

Thursday
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  • 66°
  • 36°

Plenty of sun

Friday
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  • 61°
  • 38°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 65°
  • 42°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 66°
  • 43°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 67°
  • 46°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Tuesday
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  • 64°
  • 54°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 65°
  • 51°

Showers possible

Currently in Ashland as of

  • 48°(Feels like 48°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.72 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:05 am
  • Sunset: 07:49:27 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 9 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Midlothian

Thursday
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  • 67°
  • 37°

Windy with times of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 62°
  • 39°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 65°
  • 43°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 66°
  • 44°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 67°
  • 46°

Mix of sun and clouds

Tuesday
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  • 64°
  • 54°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 65°
  • 52°

Showers possible

Currently in Midlothian as of

  • 51°(Feels like 51°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.71 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:12 am
  • Sunset: 07:49:06 pm
  • Humidity: 77
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Mechanicsville

Thursday
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  • 66°
  • 36°

Windy with times of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 61°
  • 39°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 65°
  • 42°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 66°
  • 44°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 67°
  • 46°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Tuesday
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  • 64°
  • 54°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 65°
  • 52°

Showers possible

Currently in Mechanicsville as of

  • 48°(Feels like 48°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.72 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:28:43 am
  • Sunset: 07:48:52 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 9 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Chester

Thursday
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  • 67°
  • 36°

Plenty of sun

Friday
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  • 61°
  • 39°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 65°
  • 43°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 66°
  • 44°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 66°
  • 46°

Mix of sun and clouds

Tuesday
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  • 63°
  • 53°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 65°
  • 51°

Showers possible

Currently in Chester as of

  • 51°(Feels like 51°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.71 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:43 am
  • Sunset: 07:49:17 pm
  • Humidity: 77
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Richmond
50°
Petersburg
53°
Ashland
48°
Midlothian
51°
Mechanicsville
48°
Chester
51°
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