Showers and Thunderstorms Expected in Richmond, VA from May 12-18, 2024

Richmond, VA expects a mixed bag of weather from May 12-18, with showers and thunderstorms predicted for Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures will range from the upper 70s to middle 80s, with around 1 inch of rain expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Showers and Thunderstorms Expected in Richmond, VA from May 12-18, 2024

Showers and Thunderstorms Expected in Richmond, VA from May 12-18, 2024

Richmond, VA is bracing for a mixed bag of weather from May 12 to 18, 2024, with showers and thunderstorms predicted for Tuesday and Wednesday. The current weather on Saturday night is cool and clear, with overnight lows in the lower 50s. Mother's Day on Sunday is expected to be a beautiful day, with high temperatures approaching 80 degrees and low humidity, making it comfortable to be outside.

Looking ahead to next week, waves of showers and storms are expected throughout the week due to the jet stream dipping south and tapping into Gulf moisture. "Tuesday and Wednesday will see scattered showers and thunderstorms with around 1 inch of rain," according to the First Alert Weather Team. The possibility of stronger thunderstorms on Friday is also being monitored, but specific threats are still uncertain at this time.

Temperature-wise, clouds and rain will keep temperatures near to slightly below average, ranging from the upper 70s to middle 80s. The best chance for showers to develop is mid-day into the afternoon on Monday, with a 40% chance of showers or thunderstorms. Thursday is currently looking dry, but more unsettled weather is a possibility for Friday and Saturday.

The First Alert Weather app is available for download in the Apple Store and on Google Play for the latest updates and forecasts. CBS 6, The Weather Authority, will also provide storm tracking links and the most up-to-date information. Richmond residents should stay tuned and be prepared for the potential of heavy rain and thunderstorms, especially on Tuesday and Wednesday, as the area is expected to receive around an inch of much-needed rainfall.

The First Alert Weather app is available for download in the Apple Store and on Google Play for the latest updates and forecasts.

Key Takeaways

  • Mother's Day (Sunday) will be sunny and warm, with highs near 80°F.
  • Showers and thunderstorms expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 1 inch of rain predicted for Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Temperatures will be near to slightly below average (upper 70s to mid-80s).
  • Download the First Alert Weather app for latest updates and forecasts.