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Regional Hourly Observations For NEW KENT County
500 PM EST THU DEC 14 2017


CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
RICHMOND       MOCLDY    43  23  45 NE13      29.95R                  
CHESTERFIELD*  NOT AVBL                                               
PETERSBURG*    PTCLDY    45  25  45 CALM      29.92R                  
HANOVER        PTCLDY    40  21  46 VRB3      29.96R                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  PTCLDY    38  22  51 NE3       29.97R                  
QUINTON*       FAIR      41  24  49 N3        29.94R                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLEAR     40  21  46 N7        29.93R                  
GORDONSVILLE*  CLEAR     39  21  48 CALM      29.94R                  
ORANGE*        PTCLDY    36  19  51 CALM      29.94R                  
LOUISA*        PTCLDY    36  22  57 N5        29.98R                  
BUMPASS*       FAIR      35  21  56 E3        29.95R                  
FARMVILLE*     CLOUDY    45  26  45 N3        29.92R                  
CREWE*         FAIR      46  22  39 CALM      29.92R                  
FORT PICKETT*  NOT AVBL                                               
CHASE CITY*    FAIR      46  26  44 NW3       29.91R                  
CLARKSVILLE*   FAIR      46  28  49 CALM      29.91R                  
SOUTH HILL*    PTCLDY    45  30  54 CALM      29.96R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      48  27  44 CALM      29.91R                  
EMPORIA*       PTCLDY    45  32  61 CALM      29.93R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 400pm EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Richmond. 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 NEW KENT County,VA

315 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NEW KENT County, VA
Issued at 448 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy. Highs around 40. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming northwest around 5 mph late.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds around 5 mph until early morning, becoming light and variable.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 60.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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 December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:25 EST Set 16:57 EST
Transit Meridian 12:11 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:56 EST Ends 17:26 EST

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

DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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