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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
340 PM EDT Mon Apr 12 2021
An area of low pressure will approach the Great Lakes during
tonight and Tuesday, which could spark isolated showers in the
mountains. Afterward, a cold front should cross over the Mid
Atlantic between Wednesday and Wednesday night to increase the
chances of showers. Cooler and drier conditions should follow
through the end of this week.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Monday April 12, 2021
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 62 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms north, mostly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 66 degrees at Danville. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA
403 AM EDT Mon Apr 12 2021
DAY ONE Today and 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WESTMORELAND County, VA
846 PM EDT Mon Apr 12 2021
Cloudy. Showers likely this evening. A slight chance
of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the
upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain
TUESDAY Cloudy until late afternoon, then becoming partly
sunny. A slight chance of showers early in the morning. Highs in
the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny early in the morning, then becoming
mostly cloudy. A chance of showers until late afternoon, then
showers likely late. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows around 50. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the
morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid
60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
FRIDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows
in the mid 40s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
SUNDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
MONDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
APR 18-22 APR 20-26 APR APR-JUN
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Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Below Normal Normal Above
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Monday April 12, 2021 the 102th Day of Year
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:50 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:16 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:18 EDT Ends 20:16 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado wiped out the town of Rock Springs TX killing 72 persons and
causing 1.2 million dollars damage. The tornado, more than one mile in
width, destroyed 235 of 247 buildings, leaving no trace of lumber or
contents in many cases. Many survivors were bruised by large hail which
fell after the passage of the tornado. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Winds atop Mount Washington NH averaged 186 mph for five minutes, with a
peak gust of 231 mph, the highest wind speed ever clocked in the world.
A record high temperature of 85 degrees was recorded at the Jackson Weather
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky