A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
CENTRAL FOOTHILLS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHARLOTTESVILL FAIR 38 10 31 CALM 30.04F CULPEPER* FAIR 25 15 66 CALM 30.07F ORANGE* FAIR 28 16 59 CALM 30.05F GORDONSVILLE* FAIR 27 18 69 CALM 30.05S WARRENTON* FAIR 23 12 62 CALM 30.05F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday March 16, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Norfolk. 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 MADISON County,VA
605 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for portions of eastern West Virginia, western Maryland and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on Saturday. A glaze of ice along with a light accumulation of snow and sleet are expected, which may make roads hazardous. Low pressure will pass south of the area Monday night and develop off the Mid- Atlantic Coast Tuesday through Tuesday night. This storm may provide a slight winter storm threat Monday night and Tuesday. If the threat materializes, travel disruptions may result. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, VA
Issued at 1030 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 22-26 MAR 24-30 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Above Precipitation: Below 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
Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.960000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:23 EDT Set 18:26 EDT Transit Meridian 12:24 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:58 EDT Ends 18:51 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
MARCH 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1892... A winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of record for those areas. (David Ludlum) ...1900... Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY) ...1906... The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1987... A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky