Richmond, VA

Right Now
76°
Fair
  • Humidity: 80%
  • Feels Like: 76°
  • Heat Index: 76°
  • Wind: 8 mph
  • Wind Chill: 76°
  • UV Index: 8 Very High
  • Sunrise: 05:49:58 AM
  • Sunset: 08:34:42 PM
  • Dew Point: 70°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Partly to mostly cloudy. High 92F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy skies this evening will become partly cloudy after midnight. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 93F. Winds light and variable.

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 Richmond.com, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Tuesday Weatherline

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Any summer storm can bring lightning

All lightning is dangerous, but it may or may not accompany other weather hazards. Any summer storm can cause frequent strikes, even those that lack severe wind or hail. On the other hand, cells with little or no lightning have produced tornadoes and floods.