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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
431 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure will keep majority of the area dry through Thursday.
The chances for a passing shower or thunderstorm is less than 20 
percent each afternoon. Under an upper level ridge and abundant 
sunshine, temperatures for the workweek will remain warmer than 
normal with 80s across the mountains and 90s east of the Blue 
Ridge.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LANCASTER County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Monday May 27, 2019

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Norfolk. 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 LANCASTER County,VA

453 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LANCASTER County, VA
Issued at 447 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019

TODAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
A chance of showers in the morning. Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      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

Monday May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 05:57 EDT Set 20:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:13 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:28 EDT Ends 20:59 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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MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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