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CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS 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 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
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
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
//////////////////////////// JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1916... 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) ...1954... The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... 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) ...1987... 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) ...1988... 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) ...1989... 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