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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
431 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure will keep majority of the area dry through Thursday.
The chances for a passing shower or thunderstorm is less than 20 
percent each afternoon. Under an upper level ridge and abundant 
sunshine, temperatures for the workweek will remain warmer than 
normal with 80s across the mountains and 90s east of the Blue 
Ridge.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CAROLINE County
400 AM EDT MON MAY 27 2019


CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
RICHMOND       CLOUDY    72  66  81 CALM      29.90F                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      72  67  84 CALM      29.91F                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      70  66  85 CALM      29.92F                  
HANOVER        FAIR      70  65  84 CALM      29.92F                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      67  67 100 SW3       29.91S                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      70  67  90 CALM      29.89F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      70  64  81 SW3       29.93S                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      29.92S FOG              
ORANGE*        FAIR      66  64  94 CALM      29.93R                  
LOUISA*        MOCLDY    67  66  98 CALM      29.97S                  
BUMPASS*       CLOUDY    67  66  95 CALM      29.92S                  
FARMVILLE*     FAIR      67  65  94 CALM      29.93R                  
CREWE*         CLOUDY    69  69 100 CALM      29.93S                  
FORT PICKETT*  CLOUDY    70  70 100 CALM      29.94S                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      73  63  71 W7        29.94F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   PTSUNNY   73  64  73 NW3       29.94S                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      71  68  92 CALM      29.99S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      74  64  71 CALM      29.94R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      75  65  70 NW6       29.94S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Monday May 27, 2019

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 72 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 73%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Norfolk. The lowest temperature is PTSUNNY 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 CAROLINE County,VA

453 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 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 CAROLINE County, VA
Issued at 447 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

TODAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming south after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 70.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
A chance of showers in the morning. Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      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

Monday May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 05:57 EDT Set 20:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:13 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:28 EDT Ends 20:59 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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MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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