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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
358 PM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A warm front will slowly track northward over the Mid Atlantic
during Friday and the upcoming weekend to bring more showers and 
thunderstorms. Meanwhile, a cold front should approach from the 
west to keep conditions unsettled into early next week.

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Thursday August 18, 2022

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, partly sunny central, and mostly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Washington DC, Wallops Island, Richmond, and Dulles International Airport. 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

431 AM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

 DAY ONE  Today 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 229 PM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

REST OF TODAY
Partly sunny. Near steady temperature in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Thursday August 18, 2022 the 230th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.770000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 20:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:08 EDT Ends 20:31 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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AUGUST 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1925...
During the late morning hours a severe hailstorm struck southeastern Iowa
completely destroying crops along a path six to ten miles wide and 75 miles
long. The hail also injured and killed poultry and livestock, and caused a
total of 2.5 million dollars damage. The hailstorm flattened fields of corn
to such an extent that many had to leave their farms in search of other
work. It was one of the worst hailstorms of record for the nation. (The
Weather Channel)
...1983...
Hurricane Alicia, a category 3 storm made landfall near Galveston. Winds 
gusted to 130 mph with a storm surge of 12 feet. 22 tornadoes were spawned. 
Parts of Houston received 11 inches of rain. 12 people died and 1800 were 
injured. Total damage estimated at $3 billion.
(NWS Louisville)
...1987...
Thirteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Orlando FL with a reading of 98 degrees, and Portland
ME with a high of 94 degrees. Newark NJ reached 90 degrees for the
thirty-sixth time of the year, their second highest total of record. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Twenty-two cities, from the Carolinas to the Upper Ohio Valley, reported
record high temperatures for the date, pushing the total number of daily
record highs since the first of June above the 1100 mark. Afternoon highs
of 102 degrees at Greensboro NC and 105 degrees at Raleigh NC equalled
all-time records. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to
75 mph at Scobey. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region and the Upper Ohio
Valley produced torrential rains in eastern Virginia during the late
morning and afternoon hours. Totals ranged up to twelve inches at Yorktown.
Williamsburg VA was deluged with 10.78 inches of rain between 6 AM and 10
AM, with 6.72 inches reported in just two hours. Flash flooding caused
nearly twelve million dollars damage in Accomack County VA. Early evening
thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced walnut size hail
and wind gusts to 80 mph around Casper WY. Thunderstorms produced locally
heavy rains in the Yellowstone Park area, causing fifteen mudslides. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1995...
At 1 pm Bowling Green recorded an exceptionally high dew point of 81 degrees.
(NWS Louisville)

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