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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
520 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Another muggy morning across southeastern West Virginia, southwest
Virginia and northwest North Carolina. A few scattered showers
early this morning west of the Blue Ridge can be expected. An 
increasing threat for thunderstorms this afternoon along a cold
front, especially from Amherst to Wilkes counties eastward. While
torrential rainfall is possible in any thunderstorm, a couple 
thunderstorms may become strong and produce gusty winds. 
Thunderstorm threat ends early this evening.

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Regional Hourly Observations For KING GEORGE County
100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018


NORTH AND CENTRAL PIEDMONT
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FREDERICKSBRG* FAIR      90  74  58 SW7       29.83F HX  98           
STAFFORD*      FAIR      91  74  57 S8        29.88F HX 101           

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 100 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 98 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. The lowest temperature is PTSUNNY 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 KING GEORGE County,VA

522 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

There is an isolated threat for flash flooding and locally 
damaging wind gusts from strong to severe thunderstorms this
afternoon and into this evening.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Limited spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and 
evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For KING GEORGE County, VA
Issued at 1031 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this morning, then mostly cloudy with showers likely with scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 70.

SUNDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 22-26    JUL 24-30    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.030000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:07 EDT Set 20:37 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:38 EDT Ends 21:06 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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JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky