Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18°NLon: 77.52°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 22 Jul 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Petersburg VA

Heat Advisory until July 22, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 75. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 75. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Petersburg VA
 37.18°N 77.4°W (Elev. 98 ft)
2:32 pm EDT Jul 22, 2019
4pm EDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2019
 
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