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CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS RICHMOND PTSUNNY 84 54 35 E8 30.08F CHESTERFIELD* FAIR 85 59 41 E6 30.09F PETERSBURG* PTSUNNY 83 53 35 NE3 30.09S HANOVER FAIR 85 57 38 CALM 30.10F TAPPAHANNOCK* FAIR 84 57 39 NE5 30.10S QUINTON* FAIR 83 59 43 NE3 30.08F CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR 84 62 47 SE7 30.11F GORDONSVILLE* PTSUNNY 82 61 48 E3 30.10F ORANGE* FAIR 81 63 54 CALM 30.11F LOUISA* PTSUNNY 81 61 50 E6 30.15S BUMPASS* PTSUNNY 85 54 35 E3 30.10F FARMVILLE* FAIR 86 57 36 SE5 30.09S CREWE* FAIR 83 61 47 NE3 30.10S FORT PICKETT* PTSUNNY 83 59 43 CALM 30.10S CHASE CITY* FAIR N/A N/A N/A E3 30.10S CLARKSVILLE* FAIR 82 59 44 E8 30.09S SOUTH HILL* PTSUNNY 83 59 43 N5 30.14S LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY 81 58 44 CALM 30.09S EMPORIA* FAIR 84 55 37 E5 30.10S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 82 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are variable at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Richmond 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MECKLENBURG County,VA
321 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. Unsettled weather is expected to develop this weekend and linger into early next week. Showers and thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall at times early next week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For MECKLENBURG County, VA
Issued at 1157 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Above Above Precipitation: Above 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
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.670000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:09 EDT Set 20:35 EDT Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:40 EDT Ends 21:04 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
/////////////////////////// JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record. ...1960... Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of 102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1977... Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33 degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50 inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky