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* CLOUDY 53 40 63 S13 30.04F WAYNESBORO* CLOUDY 54 42 63 SW8G17 30.04F HOT SPRINGS VA FOG 41 41 100 W17G24 30.03F VSB 1/4 LYNCHBURG MOSUNNY 57 43 59 VRB6 30.06F DANVILLE SUNNY 58 42 55 SW5 30.09F SOUTH BOSTON* FAIR 59 40 50 SW8 30.09F MARTINSVILLE SUNNY 58 40 50 CALM 30.10F ROANOKE MOSUNNY 56 43 61 W10G20 30.08F BLACKSBURG CLOUDY 54 44 69 W6 30.10F DUBLIN* CLOUDY 52 45 76 SW10 30.10F MARION* CLOUDY 47 44 90 W16 30.14S FOG HILLSVILLE* CLOUDY 51 44 77 N6 30.08F RICHLANDS* CLOUDY 46 43 92 SW9 30.12F WISE* CLOUDY 46 46 100 SW16 30.12F ABINGDON* CLOUDY 48 48 100 W8 30.15S FOG
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, partly sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Lynchburg. 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 AUGUSTA County,VA
518 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday There is a slight threat of winter weather Friday west of the Blue Ridge due to freezing rain. If the threat materializes, travel disruptions may result. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For AUGUSTA County, VA
Issued at 1231 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Below Normal Above Precipitation: Above Normal Below Below .... 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
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.410000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 07:27 EST Set 16:59 EST Transit Meridian 12:13 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:59 EST Ends 17:27 EST 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
DECEMBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1957... A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum) ...1981... A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1984... A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data) ...1987... A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours. Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky