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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
334 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021
Canadian high pressure will drift slowly from the Midwest into
the mid-Atlantic region through Tuesday. This will bring mostly
sunny conditions during the day to the region along with
seasonably cool temperatures. Patchy frost can be expected in the
western mountain valleys tonight and Tuesday morning. The next
frontal system will arrive by the end of the week bringing the
next chance for any precipitation to the region.
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Monday October 18, 2021
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA
1025 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
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
325 AM EDT Mon Oct 18 2021
Sunny, breezy with highs in the upper 60s. West winds
15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph after midnight.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
FRIDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
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
OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 JUN JUN-AUG
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Temperature: Above 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 ,
Monday October 18, 2021 the 291th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:28 EDT Set 18:33 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 EDT Ends 18:59 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
A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky