Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 6:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  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

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 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 then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA
 37.19°N 77.51°W (Elev. 174 ft)
4:18 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
6am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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