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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
400 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018
A weak cold front will approach from the northwest tonight
before tracking over the Mid Atlantic on Wednesday. High pressure
should arrive during Wednesday night into Thursday to provide
drier conditions. Moisture will return late in the week as high
pressure moves offshore.
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Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For BUCHANAN County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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 BUCHANAN County,VA
905 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday.
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 BUCHANAN County, VA
1033 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
sunny. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers, mainly in the
morning. Highs around 80. West winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds around
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly
clear. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs
in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the lower
60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
MEMORIAL DAY Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly
cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY Rain likely. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs
in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 70 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
MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 MAY MAY-JUL
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Above Above Below Above
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 05:59 EDT Set 20:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:12 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:30 EDT Ends 20:56 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
MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky