A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS RICHMOND PTCLDY 28 7 41 W10 29.88R WCI 19 CHESTERFIELD* NOT AVBL PETERSBURG* PTCLDY 19 7 58 SW6 29.91R HANOVER PTCLDY 22 4 46 W7 29.89R TAPPAHANNOCK* NOT AVBL QUINTON* FAIR 19 11 73 CALM 29.88R CHARLOTTSVILLE PTCLDY 25 3 38 VRB3 29.85R GORDONSVILLE* MOSUNNY 23 4 43 W3 29.85R ORANGE* CLEAR 23 3 42 CALM 29.85R LOUISA* PTCLDY 21 2 42 W7 29.90R BUMPASS* FAIR 22 2 42 CALM 29.86R FARMVILLE* CLEAR 22 8 56 W3 29.89R CREWE* FAIR 24 5 45 W3 29.89R FORT PICKETT* NOT AVBL CHASE CITY* FAIR 23 9 56 S3 29.92R CLARKSVILLE* FAIR 23 10 58 SW3 29.93R SOUTH HILL* CLEAR 24 9 52 W5 29.97R LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR 24 6 47 W3 29.91R EMPORIA* CLEAR 23 9 54 SW3 29.94R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 600am EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 20 degrees north, near 26 degrees central, and near 21 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 0 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 8 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 9 degrees. Winds are from the west at 18 mph with gusts at 31 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 5 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the danger category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 28 degrees at 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 CUMBERLAND County,VA
434 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, VA
Issued at 719 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 18-22 DEC 20-26 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Below Above Below Below .... 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
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.210000 Distance 0.999724 AU Rise 07:24 EST Set 16:57 EST Transit Meridian 12:10 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:55 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 13TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for western New England. (The Weather Channel) ...1962... Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of December. ...1987... A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4 inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours. The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique. Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky