Richmond, VA (23229)

6:25 PM EDT on May 27, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Wishart Road | | Change Station

Elev 265 ft 37.59 °N, 77.58 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
85.1 °F
Feels Like 87 °F
N
1.2
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 3.1 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Few 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
SPECI KOFP 272122Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM VCTS -RA FEW075 FEW095 BKN110 26/21 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW RAB21 P0000 T02560206
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Few 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
SPECI KOFP 272122Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM VCTS -RA FEW075 FEW095 BKN110 26/21 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW RAB21 P0000 T02560206

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:13 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT
for west central New Kent and southeastern Henrico counties and the
city of Richmond...

At 612 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Highland
Springs, moving southeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... Golf Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... trained weather spotters have reported quarter to Golf Ball
         size hail with this storm.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
         damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind
         damage to trees and powerlines.

This severe storm will be near...
bottoms bridge around 620 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Richmond
international, Fair Oaks, Orapax Farms, Elko, Montrose, Sandston,
Glendale and chamberlayne.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

This storm is producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy
structure and stay away from windows.


Lat... Lon 3762 7741 3760 7739 3756 7730 3755 7726
      3754 7724 3754 7723 3755 7723 3753 7715
      3740 7724 3755 7749
time... Mot... loc 2212z 304deg 35kt 3748 7732

Hail... 1.75in
wind... 60mph


Jo



613 PM EDT Sat may 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
the city of Richmond in central Virginia...
east central Chesterfield County in central Virginia...
the city of Hopewell in south central Virginia...
northwestern Prince George County in south central Virginia...
northwestern Charles City County in east central Virginia...
southeastern Henrico County in central Virginia...

* until 700 PM EDT

* at 612 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Highland
Springs, moving southeast at 35 mph.

Hazard... two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... trained weather spotters.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
           damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
           wind damage to trees and powerlines.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near,
Jordans Point around 635 PM EDT.
Adkins store around 640 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include
Meadowville, Wayside, Richmond Heights, Birchett Estate, Varina,
Barnetts, Jordan Point Country Club, Roaches Corner, Glendale and
Montrose.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

This storm is producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy
structure and stay away from windows!

Please send your reports of hail and or wind damage... including
trees or large limbs downed... by calling noaa's National Weather
Service in Wakefield at
... 7 5 7... 8 9 9... 2 4 1 5.

Lat... Lon 3751 7750 3754 7746 3739 7701 3721 7730
time... Mot... loc 2212z 297deg 29kt 3749 7737

Hail... 2.00in
wind... 60mph


Brown



Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:03 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 278 remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Albemarle Amelia Amherst
Appomattox Augusta Brunswick
Buckingham Campbell Caroline
Charles City Charlotte Chesterfield
Cumberland Dinwiddie Essex
Fluvanna Gloucester Goochland
Greene Greensville Halifax
Hanover Henrico Isle of Wight
James City King And Queen King William
Louisa Lunenburg Madison
Mathews Mecklenburg Middlesex
Nelson New Kent Nottoway
Orange Powhatan Prince Edward
Prince George Southampton Spotsylvania
Surry Sussex York




Virginia independent cities included are

Charlottesville Chesapeake Colonial Heights
Emporia Franklin Fredericksburg
Hampton Hopewell Lynchburg
Newport News Norfolk Petersburg
Poquoson Portsmouth Richmond
Staunton Suffolk Virginia Beach
Waynesboro Williamsburg




Flood Warning
Issued: 5:12 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flood Warning has been extended until Sunday morning... the
Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond Westham
* until Sunday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 04:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early tomorrow.
* At 13.0 feet... approximately 20 acres of lowland flooded in
vicinity of gage.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.4 feet on
Feb 25 2016.


Lat... Lon 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7749 3753 7770
      3760 7785



512 PM EDT Sat may 27 2017

... The Flood Warning has been extended until Sunday morning... the
Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond locks
* until Sunday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 04:54 PM Saturday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.2 feet by &
this evening. The river will fall below flood stage after midnight
tomorrow.
* At 9.0 feet... the ancarrow's boat Landing is closed at this level.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 9.1 feet on may
7 2017.


Lat... Lon 3740 7741 3747 7749 3756 7744 3752 7738