Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport (KPTB)

Lat: 37.18° N Lon: 77.52° W Elev: 194 ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 7:15 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

Dinwiddie County

Today
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early this afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 103.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 101 early in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Heat index values up to 110.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Heat index values up to 107 early in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Heat index values up to 112 in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 70s. Heat index values up to 110 early in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the upper 90s. Chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index values up to 110.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index values up to 110 early in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. Chance of rain 50 percent. Heat index values up to 105.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent. Heat index values up to 100 early in the evening.
Tuesday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.



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446 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019
 
 

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