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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
356 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...

High pressure along the Mid-Atlantic coast will move east into 
the Atlantic ocean tonight into Monday. A cold front Will approach
our region Monday and move through Tuesday. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For GOOCHLAND County
1200 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018


CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
RICHMOND       MOCLDY    79  69  71 S6        30.03R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      78  70  76 S6        30.03R                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      75  68  78 CALM      30.03S                  
HANOVER        FAIR      77  74  90 CALM      30.04R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      75  73  94 SW5       30.03S                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      78  71  78 CALM      30.03R                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      76  72  87 SE3       30.03S                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      72  72 100 CALM      30.02F                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      70  70 100 CALM      30.03S                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      70  70  99 CALM      30.07F FOG              
BUMPASS*       FAIR      75  73  95 CALM      30.03S                  
FARMVILLE*     FAIR      76  74  93 CALM      30.02S                  
CREWE*         FAIR      79  73  84 S6        30.02S                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      77  69  76 S5        30.03S                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR     N/A N/A N/A S3        30.04R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      79  66  65 S3        30.03S                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      78  68  72 S7        30.10R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      77  66  69 SE3       30.04S                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      75  68  78 SE5       30.05S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 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 82 degrees at Newport News. 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 GOOCHLAND County,VA

400 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  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 INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For GOOCHLAND County, VA
Issued at 1236 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Heat index values up to 101.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:07 EDT Set 20:37 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:37 EDT Ends 21:06 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

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky