Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 28 Jul 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hopewell VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Hopewell VA
 37.28°N 77.3°W (Elev. 98 ft)
10:27 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
11am EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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