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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


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 HANOVER County
800 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018

RICHMOND       MOCLDY    84  73  69 SE5       29.99R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      85  72  65 S5        30.00R                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      82  70  68 CALM      30.00R                  
HANOVER        FAIR      88  69  53 SW5       30.00R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      82  75  78 CALM      30.00R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      83  73  72 CALM      29.98S                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      78  72  81 N6        30.03R THUNDER          
GORDONSVILLE*  CLOUDY    79  77  92 NE8       30.02R                  
ORANGE*        LGT RAIN  77  73  88 NW13      30.03R                  
LOUISA*        MOCLDY    82  77  83 N6        30.06R                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      81  79  94 NW3       30.01R                  
FARMVILLE*     FAIR      80  76  87 CALM      29.99R                  
CREWE*         FAIR      80  80 100 CALM      30.00R                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      83  72  69 CALM      30.00R                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR     N/A N/A N/A CALM      30.00S                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      82  68  61 CALM      29.99S                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      85  70  61 CALM      30.05S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      85  67  54 SE3       30.00R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      82  70  65 E5        30.01R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the west at 7 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southeast at 7 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 87 degrees at Norfolk, Newport News, and Fredericksburg. 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 HANOVER County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For 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

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

Declination 21.370000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:06 EDT Set 20:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:37 EDT Ends 21:07 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 dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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