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SHENANDOAH VALLEY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS WINCHESTER* FAIR 39 32 75 NW14 30.04R WCI 31 FRONT ROYAL* CLOUDY 43 32 65 NW9G18 30.04R LURAY* CLOUDY 45 32 61 NW10G21 30.04R NEW MARKET* FAIR 42 29 60 N7G16 30.05R STAUNTON* FAIR 39 30 70 N5 30.08R WAYNESBORO* FAIR 40 30 67 NW6 30.04R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 24 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. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 52 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 CLARKE County,VA
748 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight A Freeze Warning is in effect for areas east of the Blue Ridge mountains from Rappahannock County south to Nelson County as well as Augusta County beginning at midnight. A Frost Advisory is in effect for the rest of the area between the Blue Ridge and I-95 as well as Washington County Maryland, also beginning at midnight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday A Freeze Warning is in effect for areas east of the Blue Ridge mountains from Rappahannock County south to Nelson County as well as Augusta County through 10 AM Monday. A Frost Advisory is in effect for the rest of the area between the Blue Ridge and I-95 as well as Washington County Maryland, also through 10 AM Monday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time. Please forward any high wind observations or reports of wind damage to the National Weather Service via established protocols.
7-Day Forecast For CLARKE County, VA
Issued at 734 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:31 EDT Set 18:30 EDT Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EDT Ends 18:55 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
///////////////////////// OCTOBER 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State, the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA, produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum) ...1957... The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles. Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky