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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
445 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
Wednesday morning low temperatures ranged from the lower 30s at
Bluefield, West Virginia to the upper 40s at Danville, Virginia.
As a cold front departed to the east, high pressure arrived from
the northwest. Plentiful sunshine and breezy winds persisted
throughout the day. By late afternoon, high temperatures reached
the upper 30s to the upper 40s west of the Blue Ridge, while the
Piedmont climbed into the lower 50s to the lower 60s.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure should build over the Mid Atlantic tonight, which
will provide colder air and diminishing winds. Dry conditions will
continue through the rest of this work week, and warmer air should
arrive from the Gulf of Mexico. A cold front should arrive by 
Sunday to bring the next chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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 1000pm EDT, Wednesday March 22, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 25%, and the dew point is near 5 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 26%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. Winds are from the north at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 45 degrees at Danville. 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

303 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

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 819 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Warmer with highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Milder. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning
then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Wednesday March 22, 2017 the 81th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 1.100000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:15 EDT Set 18:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 18:56 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

MARCH 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1936...
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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