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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
328 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018


High pressure will build in from the west today and remain in 
place through the end of the week. A cold front will arrive from
the northwest Friday night resulting in another round of 
showers into Saturday. Strong high pressure following this 
front will bring the next surge of colder air for Sunday into 
early next week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For NEW KENT County
500 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018

RICHMOND       FAIR      50  39  66 N12       30.32R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  FAIR      50  38  63 N8        30.32R                  
PETERSBURG*    FAIR      47  42  82 N5        30.32R                  
HANOVER        FAIR      48  39  71 N3        30.34R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  FAIR      51  39  63 NW9       30.33R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      48  39  72 NW5       30.31R                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE FAIR      49  34  56 NW6       30.33R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  FAIR      47  36  65 NE3       30.33R                  
ORANGE*        FAIR      46  34  61 N6        30.34R                  
LOUISA*        FAIR      43  37  79 NE5       30.38R                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      48  35  60 N5        30.33R                  
FARMVILLE*     NOT AVBL                                               
CREWE*         FAIR      47  42  81 CALM      30.32R                  
FORT PICKETT*  FAIR      49  42  76 N6        30.32R                  
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      48  44  84 NW3       30.33R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      50  45  81 N7        30.32R                  
SOUTH HILL*    FAIR      48  45  89 N5        30.37R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      49  43  79 MISG      30.31R                  
EMPORIA*       FAIR      48  45  87 N3        30.33R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 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 NEW KENT County,VA

408 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

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 NEW KENT County, VA
Issued at 446 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

Patchy frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with showers likely after midnight. Warmer with lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 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

Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

Declination -9.950000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:28 EDT Set 18:34 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EDT Ends 18:59 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 hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)

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