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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
703 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Low pressure over the lower Ohio and Tennessee Valleys will
cross over the central Appalachians today, sparking the 
development of a coastal storm tonight and Wednesday that will
turn into a winter storm as it moves northeast along the Mid
Atlantic and New England Coast. Heavy snow is expected for
the mountains along and west of the Blue Ridge tonight 
and Wednesday. Winds will increase in the wake of this
storm followed by High pressure Thursday into Friday,
temperatures below normal. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For HANOVER County
100 PM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018

RICHMOND       LGT RAIN  40  40 100 N14G22    29.67S FOG              
CHESTERFIELD*  LGT RAIN  39  37  92 N12G23    29.67R FOG              
PETERSBURG*    CLOUDY    41  39  91 N13G20    29.65F                  
HANOVER        LGT RAIN  38  38 100 N8        29.70S FOG              
TAPPAHANNOCK*  RAIN      38  37  96 N12G17    29.71R                  
QUINTON*       CLOUDY    40  40 100 N8G16     29.66S FOG              
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLOUDY    37  33  85 NE17      29.73F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  CLOUDY    36  34  93 N13       29.74R                  
ORANGE*        DRIZZLE   34  32  93 N7        29.75S                  
LOUISA*        DRIZZLE   35  34  94 N9        29.77R FOG              
BUMPASS*       CLOUDY    36  34  95 NE6       29.71F                  
FARMVILLE*     CLOUDY   N/A N/A N/A N13G20    29.68F                  
CREWE*         CLOUDY    38  38 100 N12G17    29.67R                  
FORT PICKETT*  CLOUDY    38  38 100 N14       29.66R                  
CHASE CITY*    CLOUDY    39  39 100 N14G21    29.65F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   CLOUDY    39  39 100 N12       29.65R                  
SOUTH HILL*    CLOUDY    40  39  97 N14       29.69R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    41  39  93 N8        29.63R                  
EMPORIA*       CLOUDY    43  41  93 NW15      29.63R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sleet north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. There is patchy fog north and central. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and sleet. The wind chill is near 23 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the north at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Norfolk. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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

Current FORECAST not available 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 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.220000
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

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