Heat Continues for the East and South-Central U.S.; Strong to Severe Storms Across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

The extremely dangerous heat wave continues across the East Coast and much of the South-Central U.S. today. Record high temperatures are expected for some areas especially across the Mid-Atlantic where extreme heat risk conditions reside. There is a Slight Risk (level 2 of 5) of severe thunderstorms today for the northern Mid-Atlantic into portions of southern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 25 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 17 Jul 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chesterfield VA

Severe T-storm Watch July 17, 07:37pm until July 17, 10:00pm
Severe T-storm Warning until July 17, 08:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch July 17, 07:37pm until July 17, 10:00pm
    Severe T-storm Warning until July 17, 08:00pm

    NOW: Multiple hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Low: 73 °F

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 86 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 69 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    High: 86 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 69 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Low: 70 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 87 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chesterfield VA
 37.39°N 77.53°W (Elev. 197 ft)
7:02 pm EDT Jul 17, 2024
7pm EDT Jul 17, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2024
 
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