Barry Fading Away; Attention Turns To Major Summer Heat Wave

Post-Tropical Barry continues to steadily weaken and will fade away over the next day or two. The decaying system may still produce very heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley. Attention on the weather then shifts from Barry to a major summer heat wave mid to late week into the weekend, across much of the Central and Eastern states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 15 Jul 8:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Colonial Heights VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Colonial Heights VA
 37.27°N 77.44°W (Elev. 98 ft)
6:50 pm EDT Jul 15, 2019
8pm EDT Jul 15, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2019
 
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