A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
419 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
Low pressure off New England will continue to lift northeast and
away from the region today. However gusty northwest winds will
linger especially this morning with gusts to 50 mph possible. Weak
high pressure briefly returns to the area later today through
Friday resulting in drier weather under diminishing winds into
Friday evening. Another potential winter storm will then affect
the region over the weekend.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For HENRY County
SWR not available
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 24 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 21 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 degrees at Norfolk. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENRY County,VA
506 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
DAY ONE Today and tonight.
There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
Another storm system may bring wintry weather to the area late
Saturday through Sunday in the form of snow with accumulations of 1
to 4 inches possible.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For HENRY County, VA
701 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in the evening, becoming light and
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then partly cloudy
with a slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows around
30. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening, becoming light
and variable. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Little or no snow
accumulation. Cooler with highs in the lower 40s. Light and
variable winds. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Rain. Snow after midnight. Little or no snow
accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation
SUNDAY Cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Snow
likely in the morning. A chance of rain. Little or no snow
accumulation. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows around
30. Highs in the mid 40s.
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower
50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny. Not as cool with highs in the lower
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
MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Below 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 ,
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 18:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 18:56 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
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky