A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS RICHMOND FAIR 86 66 51 CALM 30.07S CHESTERFIELD* FAIR 85 66 53 N6 30.08S PETERSBURG* FAIR 85 65 49 NE3 30.08S HANOVER FAIR 86 69 56 VRB3 30.08S TAPPAHANNOCK* FAIR 86 71 61 W5 30.07S QUINTON* FAIR 83 70 62 CALM 30.07S CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR 84 66 54 CALM 30.08F GORDONSVILLE* FAIR 85 69 58 W5 30.07F ORANGE* FAIR 82 68 61 W7 30.07F LOUISA* FAIR 84 68 59 CALM 30.11F BUMPASS* FAIR 83 67 59 CALM 30.07F FARMVILLE* FAIR 86 67 52 CALM 30.08S CREWE* FAIR 84 66 54 CALM 30.08F FORT PICKETT* FAIR 84 66 54 E3 30.09S CHASE CITY* FAIR 84 68 58 CALM 30.10S CLARKSVILLE* FAIR 82 68 61 CALM 30.09S SOUTH HILL* FAIR 83 71 68 CALM 30.14F LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR 85 67 55 MISG 30.08S EMPORIA* FAIR 84 70 61 CALM 30.08F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100am EDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 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.
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
330 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 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 846 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... 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 August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.750000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:32 EDT Set 20:09 EDT Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 20:35 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky