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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
340 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure will settle over the area today into tonight. Another 
storm system arrives Saturday into Saturday night, bringing a 
brief window for limited amounts of snow, sleet and freezing rain
for areas west of the Blue Ridge, before changing over to all 
rain by Saturday night. Much colder temperatures and mainly dry 
weather follows Sunday into early next week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Friday January 17, 2020

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. Winds are from the north at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA

410 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

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
Issued at 146 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

THIS AFTERNOON
Sunny, cooler with highs in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear, then becoming partly cloudy after midnight, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming east after midnight.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow late in the morning. Rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with rain early in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the late evening and early morning. Partly cloudy late. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear, colder with lows in the lower 20s.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Mostly sunny. Cold with highs in the mid 30s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 20.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Cold with highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 20.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Cold with highs in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 22-26    JAN 24-30    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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

Friday January 17, 2020 the 17th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -20.640000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:30 EST Set 17:23 EST
Transit Meridian 12:26 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EST Ends 17:50 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

JANUARY 17TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1817...
A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's
fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats
and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
(David Ludlum)
...1893...
The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1982...
Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO. Wind gusts to
118 mph was recorded on the roof of the Environmental Research Laboratories
(ERL), and a wind gust to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR
building (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground level).
The high winds uprooted trees and damage roofs. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into the Middle
Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of the Great Lakes Region, and
freezing rain across Texas and oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16
inches at Tulia TX, with 12 inches at Wellington KS. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California. Winds gusting to
65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego. Los Angeles reported an all-time record
low baromteric pressure reading of 29.25 inches. (National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90
mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow
blanketed parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported
in Douglas County WI. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record
high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at
Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms
produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2006...
Bowling Green received 1.37" of liquid equivalent precipitation on January 
17, setting a new record for the date.  The old record was 1.25" set in 
1990. (Louisville NWS)

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