Richmond International Raceway NASCAR Weather Forecast: Dry Weekend

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The rain that has been plaguing the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast will finally be moving out. Katia has made a turn to the north-northeast and will continue to move back out over the Atlantic which will allow the stalled front and system that use to be Lee to move east and clear out the rain just in time for the Richmond NASCAR weekend. 

There is just a small threat of a few lingering isolated showers on Friday morning the rest of the forecast looks dry. One could say we finally got the rain out of the way early so we can have a dry race weekend. By the afternoon Friday we should see some clearing and be dry for qualifying and the Nationwide race Friday Night. Saturday looks even better with no threat of rain and highs in the upper 80s. Detailed race forecast below.

FRIDAY:
9 a.m EDT
Nationwide Practice – Mostly Cloudy, isolated shower – temp: 71
10:30 a.m EDT
Nationwide Final Practice – Mostly Cloudy, isolated shower – temp: 78
12 p.m EDT
Sprint Cup Practice – Becoming partly sunny – temp: 83
2:45 p.m EDT
Sprint Cup Final Practice – Sun & clouds – temp: 85
4 p.m EDT
Nationwide Qualifying – Partly Sunny – temp: 85
5:30 p.m EDT
Sprint Cup Qualifying – Partly Sunny – temp: 84
8 p.m EDT
Nationwide Race – Partly Cloudy – temp: 75

SATURDAY:
7:30 p.m EDT
Sprint Cup Race – Mostly clear – temp: 76

Please follow me on Twitter @NASCAR_WXMAN for the latest Weather updates during the race. Or visit my main NASCAR WX-MAN site.

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