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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
541 PM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

A strong low pressure system will pass across our area late 
tonight into Monday morning, producing widespread rain, locally 
heavy at times, as well as breezy conditions. By Monday afternoon,
temperatures will fall as colder air moves in, transitioning any 
leftover rain to accumulating snow over the higher ridges from 
southeast West Virginia through the Highlands of North Carolina. 
High pressure will return for the middle of the week, with another
storm system arriving next weekend.

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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 800pm EST, Sunday November 29, 2020

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 degrees at Norfolk. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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

405 PM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Low pressure will intensify while lifting west of the area late
tonight. Rain and embedded thunderstorms will move into the region
late tonight. Moderate to locally heavy rainfall will be possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

The low will intensify while lifting northwest of the area during 
Monday. Showers and embedded thunderstorms will be possible into
Monday afternoon, with moderate to locally heavy rainfall and gusty 
winds the main threats with any storms.

Even after showers and storms clear out Monday afternoon, wind gusts
of 25 to 35 mph will be possible across the area through Monday 


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WESTMORELAND County, VA
Issued at 746 PM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

Partly cloudy early this evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain late this evening. Rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Areas of fog early in the morning. Showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon, then a chance of thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the late morning and afternoon. Breezy with highs in the upper 60s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Partly cloudy, then becoming mostly clear late in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly sunny. Cooler with highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs around 50.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 DEC 5-DEC 9 DEC 7-DEC 13    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      

....  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 November 29, 2020 the 334th Day of Year

Declination -21.710000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:12 EST Set 16:57 EST
Transit Meridian 12:04 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:44 EST Ends 17:25 EST

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

The mercury plunged to 51 degrees below zero at Havre MT. It marked the
culmination of a two week long cold wave caused by a stagnate high pressure
area similar to those over Siberia during the winter. During the month of
November temperatures across Montana and the Dakotas averaged 15 to 25
degrees below normal. (David Ludlum)
Dense fog along the Jersey Turnpike resulted in a chain reaction of vehicle
collisions during the morning rush hour. A propane truck jacknifed and was
struck by a trailor truck, and other vehicles piled into the fiery mass.
(David Ludlum)
Red River was buried under 34 inches of snow in 24 hours, establishing a
record for the state of New Mexico. (The Weather Channel)

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