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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
252 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A stalled frontal boundary will bring periods of rain and possibly
some flooding to the Appalachians and central mid Atlantic region
through the first part of the weekend. A cold front will then 
move through on Sunday and bring very strong and gusty winds to 
the area. High pressure will then build in with quiet weather 
expected for the first part of next week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA

443 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Moderate to locally heavy rainfall Saturday may result in ponding of
water on roadways as well as minor flooding of low lying and poor 
drainage areas.

In addition, due to the already saturated grounds, the expected 
rainfall will likely result in additional rises in mainstem river
levels. Flood warnings continue along the James, Meherrin and 
Nottoway rivers this weekend.

Southwest to west winds will gust between 30 to 40 mph Sunday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WESTMORELAND County, VA
Issued at 147 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
Rain. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

TONIGHT
Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds around 5 mph, becoming south after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Rain likely in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Breezy and much warmer with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph, increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear, breezy with lows in the upper 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny, breezy, cooler with highs in the upper 40s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 28-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Saturday February 23, 2019 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.560000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 06:55 EST Set 18:04 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:30 EST Ends 18:29 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
...1996...
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky