A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS RICHMOND LGT RAIN 57 52 83 SW9 29.95S CHESTERFIELD* LGT RAIN 56 52 86 VRB5 29.95F PETERSBURG* CLOUDY 56 52 84 S3 29.96F HANOVER RAIN 58 54 86 SW9 29.95S TAPPAHANNOCK* LGT RAIN 56 54 94 SW6 29.94S QUINTON* PTSUNNY 57 56 96 SW3 29.94S CHARLOTTSVILLE MOCLDY 57 48 72 SW6 29.88F GORDONSVILLE* CLOUDY 55 51 85 SW8 29.88F ORANGE* LGT RAIN 54 48 82 S6 29.88F LOUISA* LGT RAIN 53 50 90 S5 29.94F BUMPASS* CLOUDY 54 53 95 SW9 29.90F FARMVILLE* LGT RAIN 55 50 82 SW6 29.92F CREWE* CLOUDY 56 55 96 SW3 29.94F FORT PICKETT* PTSUNNY 56 53 88 SW9 29.95F CHASE CITY* PTSUNNY 57 52 85 CALM 29.96F CLARKSVILLE* PTSUNNY 55 54 94 S6 29.96F SOUTH HILL* FAIR 55 55 97 S9 30.01F LAWRENCEVILLE* PTSUNNY 57 54 90 MISG 29.96F EMPORIA* FAIR 57 54 88 CALM 29.98F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 55 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Wallops Island. 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 CHARLES County,VA
340 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018 DAY ONE Through tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. Frost is possible Monday morning, as low temperatures fall into the low to mid 30s. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CHARLES County, VA
Issued at 314 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.670000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:30 EDT Set 18:31 EDT Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:57 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky