Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Partly Cloudy

33°C

92°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index36°C (97°F)
Last update 22 Aug 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Chester VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 38. Southwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. North wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 38. Southwest wind around 11 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. North wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Chester VA
 37.32°N 77.43°W (Elev. 30 m)
9:41 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
1pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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