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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, mostly sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Culpeper. 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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Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA
348 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
DAY ONE This Afternoon 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
419 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 to
FRIDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
SATURDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable
winds, becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
SUNDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.
MONDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower 70s.
Chance of rain 60 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the
evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers after
midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning.
Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 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 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN
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Temperature: Below Normal Normal Above
Precipitation: Normal Below 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 ,
Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:29 EDT Set 18:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:58 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 famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky