A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
253 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020
The remnants of Sally continue to push north and east through the
Virginia Tidewater and Delmarva this morning. Meanwhile a cold
front will enter the region from the west this afternoon ushering
in dry Canadian high pressure for the last full weekend of Summer.
Dry and below normal conditions look to stick around with high
pressure overhead for much of next week.
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Friday September 18, 2020
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 10 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 north at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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
614 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for east central Virginia.
DAY ONE Today and tonight.
Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.
Coastal Flood Advisory.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Coastal Flood Advisory
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 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SATURDAY
REST OF TODAY Mostly cloudy early this morning, then becoming
partly sunny. A chance of showers early this morning. Breezy with
highs in the mid 70s. North winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain
TONIGHT Partly cloudy. Less humid with lows in the lower 50s.
North winds 10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy early in the evening, then
clearing. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs around 80.
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
SEP 23-27 SEP 25-OCT 1 AUG AUG-OCT
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Temperature: Below Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Normal 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 ,
Friday September 18, 2020 the 262th Day of Year
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:01 EDT Set 19:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:09 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 19:43 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
The great "Miami Hurricane" produced winds reaching 138 mph which drove
ocean waters into the Biscayne Bay drowning 135 persons. The eye of the
hurricane passed over Miami, at which time the barometric pressure reached
27.61 inches. Tides up to twelve feet high accompanied the hurricane, which
claimed a total of 372 lives. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Early morning thunderstorms in northern Texas produced wind gusts to 65 mph
at Sulphur Springs, and 2.50 inches of rain in one hour at Commerce, which
caused widespread street flooding. Bonham TX received 4.50 inches of rain
which also resulted in widespread street flooding as Pig Branch overflowed
its banks. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
A strong cold front produced severe thunderstorms in the north central U.S.
High winds behind the cold front gusted to 92 mph at Fort Collins CO, and
up to a foot of snow blanketed the mountains of Montana, with seven inches
reported at Great Falls. High winds in Colorado caused three million
dollars damage. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Hurricane Hugo hit Puerto Rico, producing wind gusts to 92 mph at San Juan,
and wind gusts to 120 mph at Roosevelt Roads. Hugo produced a storm surge
of four to six feet, and northeastern sections of the island were deluged
with more than ten inches of rain. Hugo claimed the lives of a dozen
persons in Puerto Rico, and caused a bilion dollars damage, including 100
million dollars damage to crops. Thunderstorms representing what remained
of Hurricane Octave continued to bring heavy rain to the valleys of
northern California. Heavier 24 hour rainfall totals included 3.15 inches
at Redding, and 2.66 inches at Red Bluff. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky