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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
503 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Low pressure over the central U.S. will move east today
resulting in increasing cloud cover. This system will initially
bring rain to the mid Atlantic Region beginning later today and
lasting into Tuesday, but wintry precipitation will be possible
Tuesday night into Wednesday as cold air wraps into the system
from the north and west. Brief clearing is expected for the end
of the work week with yet another storm system effecting the
region for the weekend. Mild temperatures today will give way to
much below normal temperatures for the remainder of the week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For AMELIA County
200 PM EDT MON MAR 19 2018

RICHMOND       CLOUDY    59  30  33 VRB5      29.86F                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      61  29  29 SE8       29.85F                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      60  27  28 CALM      29.86F                  
HANOVER        CLOUDY    57  31  37 E6        29.88F                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      56  30  36 CALM      29.89F                  
QUINTON*       CLOUDY    57  31  37 E7        29.86F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLOUDY    54  26  34 NE8       29.85F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  CLOUDY    48  34  57 N3        29.85F                  
ORANGE*        CLOUDY    46  32  57 CALM      29.86F                  
LOUISA*        CLOUDY    47  35  63 E3        29.90F                  
BUMPASS*       CLOUDY    48  32  52 CALM      29.87F                  
FARMVILLE*     CLOUDY    61  33  35 N3        29.81F                  
CREWE*         FAIR      61  34  36 SE6       29.83F                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      62  32  32 SE7       29.84F                  
CHASE CITY*    CLOUDY    59  35  40 SE7       29.83F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   CLOUDY    57  36  44 SE6       29.83F                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      58  40  51 S8        29.90F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      59  36  41 SE6       29.85F                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      59  41  51 SE7       29.87F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Monday March 19, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 56 degrees central, and near 57 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Winds are from the east at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 58 degrees at Wallops Island. 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 AMELIA County,VA

102 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

A period of moderate to heavy rain is expected tonight into Tuesday
morning as low pressure crosses the area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

A second low pressure system will bring a rain and snow mix Tuesday 
night and potentially all snow Wednesday. Only a minimal snow 
accumulation of one inch or less is expected.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For AMELIA County, VA
Issued at 1219 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Rain. Rain may be heavy at times after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Snow and rain likely. Light snow accumulation possible. Cold with highs in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely in the evening. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s.

Sunny. Highs around 50.

Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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 
                   MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal     Normal      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

Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year

Declination -0.170000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 18:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:23 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:55 EDT Ends 18:53 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

Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
Weather Channel)
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David

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