Severe Weather in the High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Isolated strong to severe storms are possible with the possibility of severe gusts and hail from Montana southward through the central High Plains and into portions of the Texas Panhandle. A stationary front may bring the threat of thunderstorms with localized damaging gusts, more heavy rain and flash flooding to the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 6 Aug 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Midlothian VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Midlothian VA
 37.43°N 77.64°W (Elev. 200 ft)
5:45 am EDT Aug 6, 2020
7am EDT Aug 6, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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