A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS STAUNTON* DRIZZLE 44 37 77 CALM 29.80S WAYNESBORO* CLOUDY 45 33 62 E12 29.78S HOT SPRINGS VA RAIN 37 35 93 E12 29.71F LYNCHBURG LGT RAIN 44 39 82 NE12 29.73F DANVILLE LGT RAIN 50 46 86 NE12 29.68F SOUTH BOSTON* CLOUDY 50 40 68 NE7 29.70F MARTINSVILLE HVY RAIN 49 47 93 NE8 29.70F ROANOKE RAIN 47 42 83 E5 29.74S BLACKSBURG MIX PCPN 44 43 94 E8 29.73S DUBLIN* RAIN 47 46 94 E9G16 29.70F MARION* HVY RAIN 51 49 90 E5 29.68F HILLSVILLE* RAIN 49 47 96 NE5 29.66F RICHLANDS* LGT RAIN 50 32 50 SE10 29.59F WISE* LGT RAIN 52 52 100 S14G20 29.56F ABINGDON* LGT RAIN 54 54 99 E8 29.59F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Danville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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 AUGUSTA County,VA
742 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight Low pressure will pass to the south late tonight. Rain will change to snow across the Allegheny Highlands by morning. A Winter Storm Warning begins at 5 AM for these areas. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday Low pressure will develop off the Mid-Atlantic Coast Tuesday. A wintry mix is expected during this time. A light glaze of ice is expected from freezing rain across northern Maryland, portions of northern Virginia, the Potomac Highlands and the Shenandoah Valley. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for significant snowfall across the Potomac Highlands, with a Winter Weather Advisory elsewhere along and west of the Blue Ridge and across northern Maryland for Tuesday. Low pressure will intensify off the Mid-Atlantic Coast Tuesday night into Wednesday. A period of accumulating snow is likely across most of the area. Significant snowfall accumulations are possible. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Tuesday night through Wednesday for most of the area with the exception of central Virginia into the Virginia Piedmont. There is a slight winter storm threat Saturday night into Sunday. If the threat materializes, it could cause travel disruptions. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Please report any snow or ice to the National Weather Service via standard operating procedure.
7-Day Forecast For AUGUSTA County, VA
Issued at 131 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.220000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:19 EDT Set 18:28 EDT Transit Meridian 12:23 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 18:54 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky