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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
335 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

A cold front will slowly cross over the Mid Atlantic during
Tuesday and Wednesday. High pressure should arrive overhead to
bring drier weather for Thursday and Friday. By Friday night,
another cold front will bring more chances of rain for the
upcoming weekend.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MECKLENBURG County
800 PM EDT MON OCT 15 2018

RICHMOND       FAIR      73  66  78 S12       30.03S                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      72  66  81 S5        30.05R                  
PETERSBURG*    LGT RAIN  71  65  81 S3        30.06S                  
HANOVER        FAIR      75  66  73 S9        30.04S                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      74  67  79 S6        30.02F                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      73  66  80 S6        30.03S                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      71  65  81 SW7       30.02R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      69  68  97 SW6       30.01R                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      70  64  83 S8        30.01R                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      69  66  88 S3        30.06R                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      70  68  93 SW6       30.02R                  
FARMVILLE*     NOT AVBL                                               
CREWE*         FAIR      70  68  95 S5        30.06R                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      70  70 100 S7        30.07R                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      30.09R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      70  70 100 S5        30.08R                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      69  69  99 S3        30.14R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      70  68  93 MISG      30.08R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      72  68  88 SE5       30.09S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Monday October 15, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. Winds are from the south at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Wallops Island and Newport News. 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 MECKLENBURG County,VA

404 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

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 MECKLENBURG County, VA
Issued at 847 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

Mostly clear this evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Cloudy. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning. Cooler with highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph, becoming west after midnight.

Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs around 60.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs around 60.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        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

Monday October 15, 2018 the 288th Day of Year

Declination -8.860000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:25 EDT Set 18:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:00 EDT Ends 19:03 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

A violent early season blizzard raked Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds
gusted to 70 mph at Yankton SD, and snow drifts 10 to 15 feet high were
reported in northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota. Saint Paul MN
reported a barometric pressure of 28.65 inches on the 16th. Railroads were
blocked by drifts of snow which remained throughout the severe winter to
follow. Gales did extensive damage to ship on the Great Lakes. (15th-16th)
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Hurricane Hazel struck the Carolina coastline. The hurricane demolished
every pier along a 170 mile stretch from Myrtle Beach SC to Cedar Island
NC, and obliterated entire lines of beach homes. Hurricane Hazel also
destroyed 1500 homes as it moved inland with seventeen foot tides. Winds
between Myrtle Beach SC and Cape Fear NC gusted to 150 mph. Hurricane Hazel
caused 163 million dollars damage, and claimed the lives of 98 persons.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Iowa experienced its worst late season tornado of record. In just one
minute a twister tore through the town of Belmond leveling 75 percent of
the businesses, and 100 homes, causing more than eleven million dollars
damage. (The Weather Channel)
Unseasonably cold weather continued in the eastern U.S., with thirteen
cities reporting record low temperatures for the date. The low of 34
degrees at Montgomery AL was their coldest reading of record for so early
in the season. Lows of 32 degrees at Harrisburg PA and 34 degrees at
Parkersburg WV marked their third straight morning of record cold. (The
National Weather Summary)
The cold high pressure system responsible for the record low temperatures
in the eastern U.S. began to move out to sea, giving way to a trend toward
"Indian Summer". Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
golf ball size hail at Altamont KS and hail two inches in diameter at Yates
City IL. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Hurricane Jerry made landfall at Galveston TX at 6:30 PM (CDT). Winds at
the Galveston Airport reached 75 mph, with gusts to 100 mph. Tides along
the island were six to eight feet, and rainfall totals ranged up to
slightly more than six inches north of Beaumont. Three persons were killed
when their vehicle was blown off the Galveston seawall into the pounding
surf. Total damage along the Upper Texas Coast was estimated at fifteen
million dollars. Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan
during the late morning. Two persons were injured when a tree fell on their
camper at the Traverse City State park. While strong northerly winds
ushered much colder air into the central U.S., unseasonably warm weather
continued in the south central and eastern U.S. The afternoon high of 82
degrees at Bluefield WV was a record for October. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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