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NORTHERN VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS WASH NATIONAL PTSUNNY 88 73 61 S12 29.85F HX 95 DULLES PTSUNNY 86 74 67 VRB3 29.86S FORT BELVOIR FAIR 87 74 66 SE7 29.85S HX 95 QUANTICO PTSUNNY 85 77 77 S8 29.86S HX 95 FREDERICKSBRG* FAIR 89 74 61 SW9 29.86S HX 98 STAFFORD* FAIR 88 74 63 SW3 29.91R HX 96 WARRENTON FAIR 86 73 64 CALM 29.87R CULPEPER* FAIR 86 74 67 S5 29.88R MANASSAS* FAIR 84 75 74 SW5 29.87R LEESBURG* LGT RAIN 86 73 66 W5 29.88S WINCHESTER FAIR 82 72 69 S3 29.90F FRONT ROYAL* FAIR 82 73 74 CALM 29.88S LURAY* PTSUNNY 82 72 69 SW5 29.89F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 88 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 95 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 13 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 90 degrees at Wallops Island. 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LOUDOUN County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
/////////////////////// 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