Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Grant County Airport (KW99)

Lat: 38.98°NLon: 79.13°WElev: 961ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 8:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Lost City WV

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Lost City WV
 38.94°N 78.94°W (Elev. 2595 ft)
7:29 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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