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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 APPOMATTOX County
SWR not available
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For APPOMATTOX County,VA
438 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
DAY ONE Today and tonight.
The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For APPOMATTOX County, VA
231 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Near
steady temperature in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds.
TONIGHT Rain. Areas of fog. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
TUESDAY Areas of fog in the morning. Rain, cooler. Near steady
temperature around 40. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up
to 25 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain likely in the evening, then snow and rain
after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the lower
30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance
of precipitation 80 percent.
WEDNESDAY Rain likely. Snow. Little or no snow accumulation.
Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 80 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT A chance of rain in the evening. Mostly cloudy
with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
THURSDAY Partly sunny. Not as cool with highs in the upper
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs around 50.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of rain. A chance of snow after midnight. Lows
in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY Snow likely in the morning. Rain likely. Highs in the
upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the
evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY Partly sunny. A chance of rain in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s.
Chance of rain 50 percent.
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
MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY
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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 ,
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year
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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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
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