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Regional Hourly Observations For LUNENBURG County
1100 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017

RICHMOND       PTCLDY    39  15  37 S14       29.67F                  
CHESTERFIELD*  NOT AVBL                                               
PETERSBURG*    CLEAR     34  12  40 S5        29.69F                  
HANOVER        PTCLDY    34  14  43 VRB7      29.66F                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  CLEAR     35  15  43 S7        29.68F                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      35  15  43 S6        29.69F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLOUDY    34  13  41 S8        29.58F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  CLOUDY    31  16  55 CALM      29.60F                  
ORANGE*        CLOUDY    32  12  43 CALM      29.60F                  
LOUISA*        PTCLDY    33  12  41 S7        29.65F                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      35  10  36 S6        29.62F                  
FARMVILLE*     MOCLDY    39  18  43 SW10G16   29.62F                  
CREWE*         FAIR      35  16  46 S7        29.65F                  
FORT PICKETT*  NOT AVBL                                               
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      36  17  45 S3        29.68F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      36  18  48 S9G16     29.68F                  
SOUTH HILL*    CLEAR     35  17  49 S10       29.74F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      36  14  40 S9        29.69F                  
EMPORIA*       PTCLDY    36  18  48 SE7       29.74F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 11 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 degrees at Richmond. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 LUNENBURG County,VA

316 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LUNENBURG County, VA
Issued at 927 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

Partly cloudy late this evening, then clearing. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph late.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light and variable winds.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds, becoming northeast around 5 mph late in the morning, then becoming light and variable early in the afternoon, becoming southwest around 5 mph late.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 50.

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

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:24 EST Set 16:57 EST
Transit Meridian 12:10 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:55 EST Ends 17:26 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

A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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