Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Chester VA

Heat Advisory July 21, 11:00pm until July 22, 08:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 11:00pm
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Heat Advisory
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 76. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 76. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Chester VA
 37.32°N 77.43°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:22 pm EDT Jul 21, 2019
7pm EDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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