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


Chesterfield, 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.

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 CHESTERFIELD County
200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017


CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
RICHMOND       PTCLDY    38  18  44 S14       29.60F                  
CHESTERFIELD*  NOT AVBL                                               
PETERSBURG*    CLEAR     36  16  44 S3        29.63F                  
HANOVER        MOCLDY    36  17  46 S12       29.60F                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  CLEAR     38  18  45 S7G16     29.59F                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      36  18  48 S7        29.61F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLEAR     33  15  47 S8        29.51F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  MOSUNNY   26  16  64 SW5       29.53F                  
ORANGE*        PTCLDY    32  16  51 CALM      29.52F                  
LOUISA*        PTCLDY    33  15  47 S8        29.58F                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      34  14  44 S8        29.55F                  
FARMVILLE*     CLEAR     39  20  47 SW10      29.57S                  
CREWE*         FAIR      37  18  47 S9G16     29.60F                  
FORT PICKETT*  NOT AVBL                                               
CHASE CITY*    PTSUNNY   36  18  47 SW6       29.63S                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      36  19  51 SW9G17    29.64F                  
SOUTH HILL*    CLEAR     38  19  47 SW13G18   29.69F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      34  17  49 S6        29.64F                  
EMPORIA*       CLEAR     34  19  55 S3        29.68F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 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 7 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 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 CHESTERFIELD County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

Current FORECAST not available 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 
                   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 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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:25 EST Set 16:57 EST
Transit Meridian 12:11 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:56 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 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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