Severe Thunderstorm Threat Over The Eastern U.S., Critical Fire Weather Likely Over The Southwest

A cold front will bring the threat for scattered strong to severe thunderstorms from the Mid Atlantic to New England into Saturday morning. Some of the storms could produce damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall. Dangerously hot and dry conditions will persist over the Desert Southwest this weekend. Critical fire weather conditions likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 10:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Petersburg VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Petersburg VA
 37.2°N 77.39°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:06 pm EDT May 29, 2020
10pm EDT May 29, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2020
 
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