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CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS RICHMOND MOCLDY 55 49 80 S9 30.00F CHESTERFIELD* FAIR 54 49 83 S3 30.01F PETERSBURG* FAIR 51 47 88 S3 30.03F HANOVER FAIR 58 48 69 S9 30.00F TAPPAHANNOCK* FAIR 58 50 75 S7 29.99F QUINTON* FAIR 55 49 82 S7 30.00F CHARLOTTSVILLE LGT RAIN 58 47 66 S12 29.94F GORDONSVILLE* MOCLDY 56 49 78 SW9 29.94F ORANGE* RAIN 55 46 71 S8 29.94F LOUISA* LGT RAIN 57 46 65 S7 30.00F BUMPASS* FAIR 58 45 63 SW8G17 29.97F FARMVILLE* NOT AVBL CREWE* FAIR 54 50 88 CALM 30.00F FORT PICKETT* FAIR 54 49 86 S8 30.01F CHASE CITY* FAIR 55 47 76 S3 30.02F CLARKSVILLE* FAIR 52 52 100 SW6 30.03F SOUTH HILL* FAIR 52 51 98 S6 30.09F LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR 52 50 94 MISG 30.04S EMPORIA* FAIR 54 50 87 CALM 30.06F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Wallops Island and Quantico. 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 HENRICO County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.670000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:30 EDT Set 18:31 EDT Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:57 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky