Forecast: Warm and mainly dry Monday, heavy rain likely Tuesday into Wednesday

Watching a strong storm risk on Tuesday too

The sunshine will return once again this afternoon!

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Monday will be partly sunny and warmer to start the week, but rain chances go up on Tuesday with a threat for flooding and strong storms.

MONDAY: Partly sunny after morning clouds. Lows mid 60s, highs in the low 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

TUESDAY: FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. A heavy rain and strong storm threat. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the mid 70s. (Rain Chance: 70%) Rain chance goes up at night.

WEDNESDAY: Heavy rain likely in the morning, then partial clearing. Lows near 60, highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance: 90%)

THURSDAY: Partly cloudy with an isolated shower possible. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the low 70s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and cooler. A shower possible. Lows near 50, highs in the mid and upper 60s. (Rain chance 20%)

SATURDAY: Partly sunny. Lows in the low 50s/upper 40s, highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY: Sunny. Lows in the upper 40s, highs in the mid 60s.

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