A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS 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 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
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 INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For LUNENBURG County, VA
Issued at 927 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
DECEMBER 13TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for western New England. (The Weather Channel) ...1962... 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 December. ...1987... 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) ...1988... 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 Data) ...1989... 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)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky