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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
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
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Regional Hourly Observations For LANCASTER County
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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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
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
447 AM EDT Mon May 27 2019
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
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.
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
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 ,
Monday May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year
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
MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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)
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)
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)
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky