Richmond, VA

Right Now
Mostly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Feels Like: 70°
  • Heat Index: 70°
  • Wind: 2 mph
  • Wind Chill: 70°
  • UV Index: 6 High
  • Sunrise: 06:53:14 AM
  • Sunset: 07:15:04 PM
  • Dew Point: 65°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Overcast with showers at times. High near 80F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.


Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low 59F. Winds light and variable.


Generally sunny. High 79F. Winds NE 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.

Tuesday Weatherline

  • 0

Virginia’s biggest tornado outbreak happened 15 years ago, spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Ivan. On Sept. 17, 2004, 38 tornadoes struck the state, mainly in the northern Piedmont region, leaving 12 people injured and nearly $70 million in damage.