Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 9 May 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Midlothian VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Midlothian VA
 37.43°N 77.64°W (Elev. 200 ft)
3:22 pm EDT May 9, 2021
4pm EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 16, 2021
 
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