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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

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 CUMBERLAND County
1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018

RICHMOND       FAIR      51  37  58 NE10      30.42R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      48  37  65 VRB6      30.42S                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      48  36  61 E5        30.42S                  
HANOVER        FAIR      50  36  58 E7        30.43R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      51  34  53 N14       30.43R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      49  35  58 N8G18     30.42R                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      47  37  68 E7        30.40R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      43  37  78 NE5       30.41S                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      45  32  61 CALM      30.42R                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      46  34  61 NE8       30.46S                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      47  34  60 N6        30.42R                  
FARMVILLE*     FAIR      49  46  88 NE9       30.40R                  
CREWE*         FAIR      46  43  90 NE5       30.41S                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      47  42  81 E8        30.41R                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      54  35  48 N8        30.38S                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      54  36  50 CALM      30.38S                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      52  41  64 NE7       30.44R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* PTSUNNY   50  40  68 E7        30.40R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      50  39  66 NE9       30.42S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100am EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 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 51 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 CUMBERLAND 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 activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, VA
Issued at 1127 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

Mostly sunny. Not as cool with highs in the mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Much warmer with highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Not as warm with highs in the mid 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Cooler with lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Warmer with highs in the upper 60s.

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
                 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

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

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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