A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS STAUNTON* CLOUDY 33 13 45 S9 29.57F WAYNESBORO* CLOUDY 33 13 42 W3 29.56S HOT SPRINGS VA CLOUDY 32 10 41 W22G31 29.47F WCI 19 LYNCHBURG PTCLDY 34 14 43 S8 29.61F DANVILLE CLEAR 33 17 51 SW5 29.69F SOUTH BOSTON* FAIR 39 14 35 SW10G22 29.68F MARTINSVILLE CLEAR 35 15 43 SW8 29.68F ROANOKE CLOUDY 39 15 37 W9 29.61F BLACKSBURG CLOUDY 37 16 42 W8 29.61S DUBLIN* CLOUDY 41 15 35 W10G22 29.61S MARION* CLOUDY 36 9 32 W26G35 29.63F WCI 23 HILLSVILLE* CLOUDY 38 15 38 W10 29.57F RICHLANDS* CLOUDY 36 11 36 SW16G31 29.62F WISE* CLOUDY 36 18 48 SW18G28 29.64F ABINGDON* CLOUDY 38 14 37 W15 29.69F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 11 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 degrees at Richmond. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 CHARLOTTE County,VA
939 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 DAY ONE Tonight A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for tonight for western Grantwestern Mineral and western Allegany Counties. A period of accumulating snow is also possible tonight for locations further east near the Mason-Dixon Line. There is a potential winter commuting hazard statement for the Baltimore metro area for the Thursday morning commute. A period of light accumulating snow is likely through 1 AM Thursday. The highest risk is near the Mason- Dixon Line. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday The Winter Weather Advisory continues 7 am Thursday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters are asked to report significant weather using standard operating procedures.
7-Day Forecast For CHARLOTTE County, VA
Issued at 930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 19-23 DEC 21-27 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Normal Above Below Below .... 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
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.210000 Distance 0.999724 AU Rise 07:24 EST Set 16:57 EST Transit Meridian 12:10 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:55 EST Ends 17:26 EST 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
DECEMBER 13TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for western New England. (The Weather Channel) ...1962... Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of December. ...1987... A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4 inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours. The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique. Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky