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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
A day more reminiscent of June rather than April was felt across 
the region today. Temperatures rose into the 80s for most 
locations with some even reaching 90. Dew points were into the 60s
creating some humid conditions. Winds were generally light and 
southerly. Isolated thunderstorms began developing in parts of the
mountains during the afternoon. 

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
The hot and humid airmass over the region will persist through the
end of the weekend. High temperatures for Sunday, again look to be
in the 80s for most of the forecast area. A chance for isolated 
thunderstorms in the mountains during the afternoon tomorrow. A 
cold front moving toward the region will create a more widespread 
threat for showers and thunderstorms on Monday. Cooler and drier 
air moves in behind the front with highs in the 60s and 70s 
expected for much of the upcoming week.

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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 300am EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 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 75 degrees at Washington DC. 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

312 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Showers and thunderstorms will accompany a cold front as it crosses
the area Monday night. Locally heavy downpours are possible. 

 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 Sun Apr 30 2017

TODAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming south 10 to 15 mph this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening,
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then clearing. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning,
then partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 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 
                 MAY 5-MAY 9 MAY 7-MAY 13    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Sunday April 30, 2017 the 120th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 15.140000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:07 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:13 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 20:34 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

APRIL 30TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)


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