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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
545 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Low pressure will move east out of the Central Plains today and
into the Tennessee Valley tonight before sliding offshore the
Carolinas by Sunday morning. This system will bring a mix of 
wintry weather to the region today through Sunday morning. A 
wedge of high pressure will remain over the Mid Atlantic region 
Monday and Tuesday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For ARLINGTON County
100 PM EDT SAT MAR 24 2018

WASH NATIONAL  FAIR      48  22  35 VRB6      30.20F                  
DULLES         FAIR      45  20  36 N6        30.20F                  
FORT BELVOIR   FAIR      48  18  30 NW10      30.19F                  
QUANTICO       FAIR      45  26  47 SE7       30.21F                  
FREDERICKSBRG* FAIR      46  22  39 SW5       30.19F                  
STAFFORD*      FAIR      47  21  36 NE8       30.23F                  
WARRENTON      FAIR      47  15  27 NW8       30.19F                  
CULPEPER*      FAIR      47  17  31 N3        30.20F                  
MANASSAS*      FAIR      47  23  38 VRB7      30.20F                  
LEESBURG*      FAIR      46  23  39 N3        30.21F                  
WINCHESTER     FAIR      41  21  45 N3        30.20F                  
FRONT ROYAL*   FAIR      41  21  45 NW7       30.18F                  
LURAY*         FAIR      43  21  42 SE3       30.17F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest 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 47 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.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For ARLINGTON County,VA

515 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ARLINGTON County, VA
Issued at 131 PM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     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

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

Declination 1.800000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:13 EDT Set 18:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 18:58 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

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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