Heavy Rainfall Along the Eastern Seaboard; Dangerous Heat Wave Shifting East Next Week

Showers and thunderstorms may produce heavy to excessive rainfall along the east coast today. The associated rainfall will likely create localized areas of flash and urban flooding. An extremely dangerous heat wave will shift into portions of the central and eastern U.S. late this weekend, lasting through the next work week. Widespread daily record high temperatures are expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Light Rain

74°F

23°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 12 Jul 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Colonial Heights VA

Flood Watch July 12, 01:31pm until July 13, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch July 12, 01:31pm until July 13, 12:00am

    NOW until 12:00am Sat

    Flood Watch

  • This Afternoon

    High: 82 °F

    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 73 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 90 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 72 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind.

    High: 95 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Low: 73 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

    High: 99 °F

    Hot

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Low: 75 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Colonial Heights VA
 37.27°N 77.38°W (Elev. 59 ft)
7:32 am EDT Jul 12, 2024
1pm EDT Jul 12, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 18, 2024
 
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