Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 7:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely before 10pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely before 10pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 18.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sutherland VA
 37.19°N 77.51°W (Elev. 174 ft)
6:16 am EST Jan 17, 2019
8am EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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