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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
346 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A cold front will approach from the northwest tonight before 
passing southeast and through the region on Saturday. This front
will bring rain into the region overnight through early Saturday
morning. By Sunday this front will be well off the southeast 
coast with colder high pressure building over the area for Sunday 
and Monday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For HENRICO County
1200 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018


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


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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENRICO County
Hazardous report currently not available
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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 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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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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

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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