A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
419 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
Low pressure off New England will continue to lift northeast and
away from the region today. However gusty northwest winds will
linger especially this morning with gusts to 50 mph possible. Weak
high pressure briefly returns to the area later today through
Friday resulting in drier weather under diminishing winds into
Friday evening. Another potential winter storm will then affect
the region over the weekend.
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Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For GLOUCESTER County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 24 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 21 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For GLOUCESTER County,VA
455 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
The next weather system will bring rain by late Saturday, mixing with
or changing to snow Saturday night before ending Sunday morning. Light
snow accumulations will be possible.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For GLOUCESTER County, VA
819 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
REST OF TODAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain in the
morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper
40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows
in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
TUESDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.
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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Below 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 ,
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 18:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 18:56 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 spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky