Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from northern Florida to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Severe thunderstorms remain a threat for north-central Florida through tonight. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Light Rain

40°F

4°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 14 Dec 8:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA

Flood Watch until December 15, 06:00pm
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until December 15, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 11pm. Temperature rising to around 49 by 2am. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  Areas of dense fog before 9am. High near 52. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 11pm. Temperature rising to around 49 by 2am. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. Areas of dense fog before 9am. High near 52. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA
 37.19°N 77.51°W (Elev. 174 ft)
9:09 pm EST Dec 14, 2018
9pm EST Dec 14, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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