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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
307 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
Weak high pressure over the area provided partly clouds and
cooler conditions Monday. High temperatures Monday afternoon 
ranged from the mid 70s in the mountains to the lower 80s in the
piedmont. 

A weak cold front dropping southeast across the region Monday 
night into Tuesday morning created some isolated showers. Early 
Tuesday morning temperatures varied from around 50 degrees in the
cooler mountain valleys to the mid 60s in the piedmont. 

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
An upper level disturbance will move southeast across the region 
today into tonight. This feature may trigger some isolated to 
scattered showers and storms. Cooler than normal temperatures
look to persist through the next couple of days. More summer like
conditions should return by the end of the week with convection
and warmer conditions.


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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Tuesday June 27, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 59 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 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 71 degrees at Washington DC and 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA

307 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and 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
Issued at 419 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

TODAY
Mostly cloudy this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 90.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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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 
                 JUL 2-JUL 6 JUL 4-JUL 10    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Tuesday June 27, 2017 the 178th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.270000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 05:56 EDT Set 20:43 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:26 EDT Ends 21:13 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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JUNE 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1808...
At Newbury, Massachusetts, a violent tornado did extensive damage.
...1881...
A "wind rush" at Washington, DC damaged the city hall and the Masonic Temple.
...1901...
There was a rain of fish from the sky at Tiller's Ferry. Hundreds of fish
were swimming between cotton rows after a heavy shower. (David Ludlum)
...1915...
The temperature at Fort Yukon AK soared to 100 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1957...
Hurricane Audrey smashed ashore at Cameron LA drowning 390 persons in the
storm tide, and causing 150 million dollars damage in Texas, Louisiana and
Mississippi. Audrey left only a brick courthouse and a cement-block
icehouse standing at Cameron, and when the waters settled in the town of
Crede, only four buildings remained. The powerful winds of Audrey tossed a
fishing boat weighing 78 tons onto an off-shore drilling platform. Winds
along the coast gusted to 105 mph, and oil rigs off the Louisiana coast
reported wind gusts to 180 mph. A storm surge greater than twelve feet
inundated the Louisiana coast as much as 25 miles inland. It was the
deadliest June hurricane of record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1994...
The big heat continued in the southwestern U.S.  Lakewood, New Mexico hit a 
scorching 119 degrees to set a new all-time state record.  Afternoon highs of 
116 degrees at Midland, Texas, 114 at Lubbock, Texas and Roswell, new Mexico, 
and 113 at El Paso, Texas set new all-time records for those locations.  The 
mesonet station 4 miles south of Tipton, Oklahoma hit 120 degrees, to tie the 
state record high temperature.

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