Forecast Details for Richlands, VA

Recent Locations: Richlands, VA  
Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Cirrus clouds are high-level clouds that occur above 20,000 feet and are composed mainly of ice crystals. They are thin and wispy in appearance.

What do they indicate?
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Cirrostratus clouds are high, thin clouds that form above 20,000 feet and are made mostly of ice crystals. They sometimes look like giant feathers, horse tails, or curls of hair in the sky. These clouds are pushed by the jet stream and can move at high speeds reaching 100 mph.

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