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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 500pm EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, mostly sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Culpeper. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Roanoke.


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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

348 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

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 419 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds, becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     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

Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.400000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:29 EDT Set 18:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:58 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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