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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
513 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Partly to mostly cloudy skies were in place this morning.
Scattered showers and embedded thunderstorms were beginning to
develop into central WV, far southwest VA and into eastern TN.
Additional thunderstorms are expected to develop into the
afternoon. While a few may become strong, severe weather is not
currently anticipated. Temperatures should reach the low 90s in
the Piedmont, with temperatures in the upper 70s to mid 80s from
the Blue Ridge west.

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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 1100am EDT, Sunday June 24, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Norfolk. 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

1024 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and 
early this evening. Some of the storms may produce strong wind gusts,
small hail, and brief heavy downpours.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

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 546 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

TODAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index values up to 105 in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index values up to 100 early in the evening.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index values up to 105.

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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 
                JUN 29-JUL 3  JUL 1-JUL 7    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Sunday June 24, 2018 the 175th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.390000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 05:55 EDT Set 20:42 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:18 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:24 EDT Ends 21:13 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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JUNE 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90
degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem.
(David Ludlum)
...1924...
Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a
thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite.
Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men
were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel)
...1951...
Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles,
causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200
miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest
hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of
Kansas. (David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide
through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in
South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were
injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The
Weather Channel)


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