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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
519 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Early morning patchy dense fog was common in the Piedmont this
morning, while increasing northwest winds were in place across the
Blue Ridge and western mountains. Fog should erode by sunrise and
give way to mostly clear skies and temperatures in the upper 40s
to mid 50s. 

A warm front will move across the region Sunday night and Monday,
bringing light rains. Well above normal temperatures will be the
main story into Wednesday. Pattern then turns wetter into mid to
late week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CHESAPEAKE County
1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018


SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
NORFOLK        FAIR      48  38  68 N10       30.41R                  
VIRGINIA BEACH FAIR      50  32  50 NE18G25   30.40R                  
NORFOLK NAVAL  FAIR      48  35  60 NE14      30.43R                  
WEST POINT*    FAIR      51  34  53 N8        30.44R                  
SALUDA*        FAIR      49  33  53 N13       30.42S                  
NEWPORT NEWS   FAIR      51  38  60 NE7       30.41R                  
LANGLEY AFB    FAIR      48  36  62 NE13      30.42R                  
FORT EUSTIS    FAIR      51  34  52 N9        30.38R                  
WILLIAMSBURG*  FAIR      63  46  55 NE7       30.41F                  
HR EXEC AP*    FAIR      50  35  56 NE10G21   30.42R                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      51  37  57 NE12G17   30.41F                  
US460-WAKEFLD  FAIR      51  38  60 N9        30.41R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 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 53 degrees at Danville. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHESAPEAKE County,VA

331 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

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 CHESAPEAKE County, VA
Issued at 1127 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Near steady temperature in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds around 5 mph.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy and not as cool. Near steady temperature in the upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Warmer with highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Not as warm with highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Cooler with lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 70.

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 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.280000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:02 EST Set 17:59 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EST Ends 18:24 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

FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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