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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
353 PM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure continues to dominate our weather. Chilly 
temperatures will remain in place for the remainder of this 
afternoon and tonight. Most locations will likely bottom out at or
below freezing by Monday morning. A dry cold front will push 
across the region on Tuesday, reinforcing high pressure through
the remainder of the week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For NELSON County
200 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018


CENTRAL FOOTHILLS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTESVILL FAIR      37  30  75 W3        30.27S                  
CULPEPER*      FAIR      32  31  95 CALM      30.30R                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      32  32 100 CALM      30.28S                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      32  32 100 CALM      30.28S                  
WARRENTON*     FAIR      31  29  90 CALM      30.28S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. Winds are from the west at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 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 50 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For NELSON County,VA

135 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

A Freeze Warning is in effect for portions of northern and western
Maryland as well as northern and central Virginia. A Frost 
Advisory is in effect for the remainder of the region.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

A Freeze Warning is in effect for portions of northern and western
Maryland as well as northern and central Virginia through 10 AM. 
A Frost Advisory is in effect for the remainder of the region also
through 10 AM.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NELSON County, VA
Issued at 134 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear. Widespread frost. Cold with lows in the lower 30s. West winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Widespread frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               OCT 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.380000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:32 EDT Set 18:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EDT Ends 18:54 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

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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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