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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
345 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
High pressure will weaken tonight and give way to a warm front
arriving from the southwest by Saturday morning. A low pressure
system will move along this warm front during Saturday into
Saturday night. The warm front should move southward toward South
Carolina and Georgia by Sunday morning. Another storm system
should approach from the west by early next week.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday March 16, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROLL County,VA
306 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
DAY ONE This afternoon and tonight.
There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Isolated severe thunderstorms producing primarily large hail could
occur Saturday afternoon and evening.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, VA
1001 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning,
then partly sunny with a chance of rain showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of
rain 50 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph,
becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light and variable
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper
30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.
MONDAY Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 40s.
MONDAY NIGHT Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY Showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows in the
lower 30s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely in the
morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT A chance of rain showers in the evening.
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
THURSDAY Partly sunny. Highs around 40.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clearing.
Lows in the mid 20s.
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
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
MAR 22-26 MAR 24-30 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Above
Precipitation: Below 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 ,
Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:23 EDT Set 18:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:24 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:58 EDT Ends 18:51 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of
snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of
record for those areas. (David Ludlum)
Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling
Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY)
The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record
for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf
Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused
three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five
hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX
received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky