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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
445 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
Low pressure over the central Plains will cross east over the
Tennessee Valley and central Appalachians on Tuesday. The low
will then deepen off the coast and track northeast Wednesday and
Thursday. Accumulating snowfall can be expected in most
areas beginning Tuesday night into Wednesday, with the biggest
totals in the higher elevations. High pressure will cover much of
the eastern United States on Friday.
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Regional Hourly Observations For FLOYD County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Danville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For FLOYD County,VA
430 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina,
southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West
DAY ONE Tonight.
Heavy rain is possible tonight along the southern Blue Ridge.
Ponding of water on roadways and localized flooding of poor drainage
areas are possible.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.
Winter Storm Watch.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For FLOYD County, VA
201 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
REST OF TONIGHT Rain. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s.
East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
TUESDAY Areas of fog in the morning. Rain likely. Much cooler
with highs in the lower 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts
up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain in the evening. Snow. Snow accumulation of
1 to 3 inches. Cooler with lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Snow likely. Additional moderate snow accumulation
possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph,
increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the
evening. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Lows in the
mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
Chance of snow 40 percent.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower 30s.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY Snow likely in the morning. Rain likely. Highs in the
mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the
evening. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SUNDAY A chance of snow in the morning. Partly sunny with a
chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening.
Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
MONDAY A chance of snow in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above
Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:19 EDT Set 18:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:23 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 18:54 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky