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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
304 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
We can expect generally fair but chilly weather across the
Appalachians and central mid Atlantic region this week with no
significant weather systems to speak of. However this will be
changing as low pressure moves across the southeastern United 
States Friday and then up the Atlantic coast on Saturday, 
bringing a chance of rain back to the forecast for the end of the 
workweek and into the weekend..

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Regional Hourly Observations For AUGUSTA County
600 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018


WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
STAUNTON*      FAIR      28  26  95 CALM      30.30R                  
WAYNESBORO*    FAIR      29  28  98 CALM      30.26S                  
HOT SPRINGS VA FAIR      33  30  90 W14       30.20R WCI  23          
LYNCHBURG      FAIR      30  29  96 CALM      30.29R                  
DANVILLE       FAIR      30  30 100 SW3       30.31R                  
SOUTH BOSTON*    N/A     30  29  96 CALM      30.30S VSB 1            
MARTINSVILLE   FAIR      28  28 100 CALM      30.33R                  
ROANOKE        FAIR      35  31  85 CALM      30.30R                  
BLACKSBURG     FAIR      31  30  99 CALM      30.30R                  
DUBLIN*        FAIR      31  31  98 CALM      30.29R                  
MARION*        FAIR      32  31  99 CALM      30.28S                  
HILLSVILLE*    FAIR      32  30  92 S7        30.25R                  
RICHLANDS*     FAIR      33  28  80 SE3       30.25S                  
WISE*          FAIR      32  32 100 SW5       30.25R                  
ABINGDON*      FAIR      34  33  96 CALM      30.26S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 33 degrees central, and near 30 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 46 degrees at Norfolk. 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 AUGUSTA County,VA

530 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A Freeze Warning is in effect for portions of northern and western
Maryland as well as northern and central Virginia through 10 AM
today. A Frost Advisory is in effect for the remainder of the 
region through 10 AM today.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For AUGUSTA County, VA
Issued at 434 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING

REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear. Widespread frost. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TODAY
Widespread frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               OCT 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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 October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.380000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:32 EDT Set 18:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 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

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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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