Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 28 Sep 5:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Midlothian VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 78. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 78. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Midlothian VA
 37.43°N 77.64°W (Elev. 200 ft)
5:57 am EDT Sep 28, 2020
6am EDT Sep 28, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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