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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
323 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Two low pressure systems will track from the Tennessee Valley
across the Carolinas, the first today and the next on Sunday
night. Tuesday high pressure will cover much of the eastern
United States, then on Wednesday and Thursday another low and
cold front cross through the Mid Atlantic region.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LANCASTER County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia


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

413 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

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 634 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy early this evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain with a chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Rain likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  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 February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.070000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:04 EST Set 17:56 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:38 EST Ends 18:22 EST

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

FEBRUARY 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours atop a snow cover
more than 30 inches deep making it the soggiest day of record. (Sandra and
TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1903...
The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to
establish a state record. (David Ludlum)
...1943...
Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43
degrees below zero at Concord NH, and to -39 degrees at Portland ME. The
morning low of -32 degrees at Falls Village CT established a state record,
yet the afternoon high that day was 20 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)

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