Click on button above to view VA Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.


Charlotte, VA Weather and Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the pull-down menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Outlook
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts





US Weekly Rainfall Departure



US Weekly Temperature Departure
Also see:




A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.


Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
402 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure building over the southeastern US will bring cold
and blustery conditions to the Appalachians and central mid 
Atlantic region today, before quiet weather returns for the
weekend. A weak cold front will approach form the northwest on
Sunday, bringing a chance of rain or snow showers to locations 
west of the Blue Ridge for Sunday night and Monday.

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For CHARLOTTE County
1000 AM EST FRI NOV 16 2018


WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
STAUNTON*      FAIR      36  30  80 SW10      29.95R                  
WAYNESBORO*    NOT AVBL                                               
HOT SPRINGS VA NOT AVBL                                               
LYNCHBURG      FAIR      41  28  60 W10       29.97R                  
DANVILLE       FAIR      41  31  67 W12       30.05R                  
SOUTH BOSTON*  NOT AVBL                                               
MARTINSVILLE   NOT AVBL                                               
ROANOKE        FAIR      39  27  62 W10       30.02S                  
BLACKSBURG     FAIR      33  27  80 W10G20    30.03R WCI  25          
DUBLIN*        PTSUNNY   34  29  83 W15       30.03S WCI  24          
MARION*        CLOUDY    30  29  98 W18G24    30.06R WCI  17          
HILLSVILLE*    CLOUDY    29  26  91 NW9       29.99R                  
RICHLANDS*     CLOUDY    26  25  96 SW10      30.07R WCI  16          
WISE*          CLOUDY    32  32 100 SW12      30.08R WCI  23          
ABINGDON*      CLOUDY    29  27  92 W10       30.12R WCI  20          

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1000am EST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 18 mph with gusts at 25 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 12 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 48 degrees at Wallops Island and 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.

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

956 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the elevations above 2500 feet 
in the Blue Ridge Mountains and portions of the Potomac Highlands
until noon today.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

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 CHARLOTTE County, VA
Issued at 935 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. West winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph, becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming northwest after midnight.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around 5 mph, becoming south in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      Above      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

Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination -18.960000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 06:58 EST Set 17:03 EST
Transit Meridian 12:00 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EST Ends 17:30 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

NOVEMBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1927...
Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
...1958...
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1959...
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky