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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
339 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
A cold front crossed the area on Saturday, and a reinforcing cold
front will cross the area overnight. Other than a dry cold front
moving through the region on Tuesday, high pressure will be the
dominate weather feature across our area next week. Low pressure
will progress from the Gulf Coast area Friday into the southeast
U.S. this weekend and bring the region our next chance of rain.
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Regional Hourly Observations For HENRY County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Washington DC and Leesburg. The lowest temperature is DRIZZLE 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENRY County,VA
209 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
DAY ONE This afternoon and tonight.
There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday.
Areas of frost along with possible freeze conditions may occur late
Sunday night into early Monday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For HENRY County, VA
401 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
Mostly clear. Much cooler with lows in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight.
SUNDAY Sunny, cooler with highs in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows around
30. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening, becoming light
MONDAY Widespread frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the
upper 50s. Light and variable winds, becoming southwest around
10 mph in the afternoon.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Not as cool with lows in the lower
40s. Light and variable winds.
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Highs in the upper
60s. Lows in the lower 40s.
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Highs around 60.
Lows in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Highs in the
upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs around 60.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC
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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 ,
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year
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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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)
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
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)
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)
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