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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
416 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A dry cold front will move through from the northwest late 
tonight into early Wednesday morning. This will reinforce high
pressure across the region through the day on Wednesday and
Thursday. By Thursday, an area of low pressure will begin 
developing in the northern Gulf of Mexico. This will drift in our 
direction by the weekend, bringing a round of rain to the region 
for Friday and through the weekend. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For CHESTERFIELD County
100 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018


CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
RICHMOND       FAIR      51  39  63 N10       30.11R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      45  41  86 NW3       30.12R                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      45  40  81 CALM      30.11S                  
HANOVER        FAIR      46  41  82 CALM      30.13R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      46  43  90 CALM      30.12R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      51  39  63 CALM      30.10S                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      53  34  48 N7        30.13R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      49  38  65 CALM      30.12S                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      50  34  53 CALM      30.13S                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      47  36  66 N6        30.16S                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      48  36  61 CALM      30.12S                  
FARMVILLE*     NOT AVBL                                               
CREWE*         FAIR      43  42  95 NW3       30.12R                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      50  42  71 N5        30.11S                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      47  41  79 CALM      30.12R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      50  41  71 CALM      30.11S                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      49  45  87 N5        30.17R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      45  44  97 MISG      30.11R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      48  45  87 W3        30.12R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHESTERFIELD County
Hazardous report currently not available
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.070000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:34 EDT Set 18:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:08 EDT Ends 18:52 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

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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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