Richmond, VA

Right Now
Mostly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Feels Like: 88°
  • Heat Index: 88°
  • Wind: 5 mph
  • Wind Chill: 83°
  • UV Index: 5 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:32:03 AM
  • Sunset: 07:52:05 PM
  • Dew Point: 71°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 83F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.


Mostly cloudy with showers and a few thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. Low 64F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.


Mostly cloudy skies. High 78F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

John Boyer

John Boyer, the RTD's staff meteorologist

John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016 after covering severe weather on television in Tulsa, Okla.

As a native of the Roanoke area, the region’s heavy snowstorms started his fascination with Virginia’s changing weather.

Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and earned their Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2012.

Look for his stories in the RTD and on, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Friday Weatherline

  • 0

Severe weather streak continues

Thursday was the fourth straight day with scattered reports of severe weather around metro Richmond. Today could also bring some afternoon downpours with gusty winds, but the storm threat will be much lower over the weekend once cooler, drier air arrives.