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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
510 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will pass across the region
this evening and through the night as a deep upper level low
pressure system drifts slowly eastward from the central Ohio 
River valley. Some storms may be slow moving, leading to prolonged
periods of locally heavy rain. Storms may also produce gusty winds
and small hail. Overnight temperatures will be mainly in the 60s,
perhaps holding around 70 in spots across the Southside of
Virginia. Additional showers and thunderstorms can be expected on
Monday. Afternoon high temperatures will hold in the 70s for most
of the region, possibly reaching the low 80s across eastern portions
of the Piedmont.


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Regional Hourly Observations For ACCOMACK County
1000 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018


SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND THE DELMARVA PENINSULA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PATUXENT RIVER CLOUDY    80  77  90 SE14G21   29.86R                  
BAY BRIDGE APT MOCLDY    75  72  88 E5        29.89R                  
LEONARDTOWN    CLOUDY    77  75  94 SE6       29.88R                  
DOVER          MOCLDY    78  76  94 E12       29.92R                  
GEORGETOWN     CLOUDY    80  76  87 SE14G22   29.93R                  
EASTON         CLEAR     73  72  94 CALM      29.93R                  
CAMBRIDGE      CLOUDY    77  75  94 SE7       29.89R                  
SALISBURY      CLOUDY    80  77  90 SE13G20   29.91R                  
TANGIER        FAIR      81  79  94 SE18G26   29.86R                  
OCEAN CITY     CLOUDY    77  75  93 VRB7      29.94R                  
WALLOPS ISLAND CLOUDY    79  78  97 SE16G23   29.91R                  
ACCOMACK*      CLOUDY    79  77  93 SE10G18   29.89R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. 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 ACCOMACK County,VA

421 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

   HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, eastern 
Virginia and southeast Virginia.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

Unsettled weather will continue today and tonight. Showers and 
thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

Unsettled weather will continue Monday through Wednesday. Showers 
and thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ACCOMACK County, VA
Issued at 953 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018


BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING


HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Breezy with lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers likely. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Breezy with lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Breezy with highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Breezy with highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Thunderstorms likely. Showers likely. Breezy with lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 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 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  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 July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.080000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:11 EDT Set 20:33 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:42 EDT Ends 21:02 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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JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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