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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
314 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

After a brief warm up to near normal temperatures, a dry cold 
front will move through the region today and allow cool high
pressure to bring well below normal temperatures back to the
Appalachians and central mid Atlantic region through Thursday.
A low pressure system will then develop along the Gulf Coast 
region and move up the Atlantic coast this weekend. This will 
bring a good chance of rain, and possibly some wet snow, back to
the forecast for Friday and into the weekend.

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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
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Richmond and Fredericksburg. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Roanoke.

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

336 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WESTMORELAND County, VA
Issued at 249 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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

Tuesday October 23, 2018 the 296th Day of Year

Declination -11.730000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:33 EDT Set 18:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:07 EDT Ends 18:53 EDT

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

A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in
thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode
Island. (David Ludlum)
"Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought sleighing from the
Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT,
and 18 to 24 inches were reported in some of the higher elevations. Snow
stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-23rd) (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987) (The Weather Channel)
Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. It marked the sixth record low of the month for Greer SC and
Columbia SC, and the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches of rain.
Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable rain in ninety-two days,
while Yakima WA reported a record 96 days in a row without measurable
rainfall. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and Chicago IL
reported their first snow. In Texas, afternoon highs of 93 degrees at
Austin and San Antonio were records for the date. (The National Weather
A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and high winds to the
Central Pacific Coast Region. High winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at
Reno, and thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66 mph.
Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area caused numerous mudslides,
adding insult to injury for earthquake victims. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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