Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 3:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Blackstone VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 44.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Blackstone VA
 37.08°N 77.95°W (Elev. 397 ft)
3:44 am EDT May 6, 2021
4am EDT May 6, 2021-6pm EDT May 12, 2021
 
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