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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
253 AM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019
A potent cold front will cross overhead today and bring widespread
showers. This cold front should exit offshore tonight and allow
high pressure to build over the Mid Atlantic, which will provide
dry weather through the remainder of this work week. Another cold
front could bring the next chance of showers later in the weekend
and into early next week.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Tuesday October 22, 2019
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 65 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southeast at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Norfolk. The lowest temperature is NOT 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
304 PM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday.
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
302 PM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019
Mostly cloudy with showers early this evening, then
mostly cloudy with a chance of showers late this evening. Mostly
clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph, becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of rain
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds around
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around
THURSDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
FRIDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
SUNDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the upper 60s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.
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 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Above Normal Above Above
Precipitation: Above 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 October 22, 2019 the 295th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:32 EDT Set 18:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EDT Ends 18:54 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 temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky