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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
339 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

A cold front crossed the area on Saturday, and a reinforcing cold 
front will cross the area overnight. Other than a dry cold front 
moving through the region on Tuesday, high pressure will be the 
dominate weather feature across our area next week. Low pressure 
will progress from the Gulf Coast area Friday into the southeast 
U.S. this weekend and bring the region our next chance of rain.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOUISA County
500 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018

RICHMOND       FAIR      66  57  72 SW10      29.70F                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      66  57  72 W8        29.71F                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      65  57  77 SW6       29.73F                  
HANOVER        FAIR      67  55  65 SW8       29.71F                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      67  58  73 SW7       29.70F                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      64  58  80 SW6       29.70F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      69  44  40 VRB3      29.69F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      67  48  50 SW8G16    29.68F                  
ORANGE*        PTSUNNY   64  46  52 S9        29.68F                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      65  51  60 SW6       29.74F                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      66  51  57 W6        29.69F                  
FARMVILLE*     NOT AVBL                                               
CREWE*         FAIR      65  54  69 SW6       29.72F                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      66  55  67 SW9G16    29.73F                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      66  62  87 S5        29.75F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   MOCLDY    64  61  88 SW7       29.76F                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      64  62  96 SW5       29.82F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      64  61  90 MISG      29.75F                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      64  63  94 SW5       29.77F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 65 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Fredericksburg. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LOUISA County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

Declination -10.670000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 18:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:57 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

An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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