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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
506 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018
A large area of high pressure will build over the eastern United
States and bring generally quiet weather to the Appalachians and
central mid Atlantic region through the midweek. However, a
developing area of low pressure will move out of the deep south
and bring some rain back to the forecast by Thursday.
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
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
349 AM EST Tue Dec 18 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WESTMORELAND County, VA
1037 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018
REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph.
THURSDAY Cloudy with rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT Rain, milder. Lows around 50. Chance of rain
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
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
DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC18-FEB19
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Normal
Precipitation: Below 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 ,
Tuesday December 18, 2018 the 352th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:27 EST Set 16:59 EST
Transit Meridian 12:12 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:58 EST Ends 17:27 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky