Forecast: Tropical system arrives late afternoon Friday through Saturday
Soaking rain likely late tomorrow and Saturday
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - We are tracking what is likely to be Tropical Storm Ophelia that will bring rain tomorrow afternoon/evening lasting into early Sunday morning
Thursday Overnight: Mostly cloudy skies. Lows near 60°.
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY Friday evening through Saturday. Read our First Alert Weather Day blog here: https://www.nbc12.com/2023/09/18/first-alert-heavy-rain-likely-this-weekend/
Friday: Cloudy and breezy. NE wind 10-15mph with gusts up to 25mph possible. Winds pick up overnight. Light rain arrives late afternoon and evening, heavy at times. Highs in the low 70s. (PM Rain Chance: 40%, 90% at night)
Read our First Alert Weather Day blog here: https://www.nbc12.com/2023/09/18/first-alert-heavy-rain-likely-this-weekend/
Saturday: Cloudy and windy with rain at any point. Rain could be heavy at times. NNE wind 10-20, 30-40mph gusts possible, 50+mph at the Bay. Heaviest rain amounts towards our far eastern counties with 2-4″+, along I-95 1-3″, lesser amounts for our far western counties. Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and SE VA. Moderate to major tidal flooding likely. Lows near 60°, highs in the low 60s. (Rain Chance: 90%)
Sunday: A few lingering early morning showers possible. Mostly cloudy and breezy in the afternoon. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the low 70s. (AM Rain Chance: 20%)
Monday: Partly sunny. Lows near 60°, highs in upper 70s.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the mid-70s.
Wednesday: Partly sunny with a slight chance for a shower during the day. Lows near 60°, high around 70. (Rain Chance: 20%)
Thursday: Partly sunny. Lows in the upper 50s, highs in the mid 70s.
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