Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 5 Aug 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Blackstone VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Blackstone VA
 37.08°N 77.95°W (Elev. 397 ft)
3:30 am EDT Aug 5, 2020
1pm EDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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