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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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Regional Hourly Observations For GOOCHLAND County
900 AM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

RICHMOND       PTSUNNY   38  28  67 NW15      30.00R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      38  27  64 NW14      30.01R                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      37  27  65 NW9       30.02R                  
HANOVER        FAIR      37  23  56 NW8G22    30.01R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      37  26  64 NW9G17    29.99R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      36  25  65 NW12G22   29.99R                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      38  18  44 N9        30.01R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  NOT AVBL                                               
ORANGE*        FAIR      34  21  60 NW8       30.01R                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      35  22  58 NW7       30.05R                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      35  23  61 NW6       30.00R                  
FARMVILLE*     FAIR      38  28  67 NW3       30.03R                  
CREWE*         FAIR      37  29  71 NW9       30.02R                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      36  29  76 NW10G16   30.02R                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      36  29  75 W6        30.05R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      36  27  69 NW6       30.06R                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      36  30  79 NW5       30.09R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      36  30  80 W6        30.03R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      37  28  70 W9        30.04R                  

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

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.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For GOOCHLAND 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 a rain/snow mix by late Saturday
changing to all snow Saturday night before ending Sunday morning.
Light to moderate snow accumulations will be possible. 

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For GOOCHLAND County, VA
Issued at 819 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

A chance of rain in the evening. Snow likely. Light snow accumulation possible. Lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Partly sunny. A chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

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                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
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

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
Weather Channel)

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