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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
510 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will pass across the region
this evening and through the night as a deep upper level low
pressure system drifts slowly eastward from the central Ohio 
River valley. Some storms may be slow moving, leading to prolonged
periods of locally heavy rain. Storms may also produce gusty winds
and small hail. Overnight temperatures will be mainly in the 60s,
perhaps holding around 70 in spots across the Southside of
Virginia. Additional showers and thunderstorms can be expected on
Monday. Afternoon high temperatures will hold in the 70s for most
of the region, possibly reaching the low 80s across eastern portions
of the Piedmont.


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Regional Hourly Observations For NORFOLK County
1200 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018


SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
NORFOLK        FAIR      78  70  76 S15G21    29.89R                  
VIRGINIA BEACH CLOUDY    79  71  76 S12       29.89R                  
NORFOLK NAVAL  CLOUDY    76  69  79 S12G18    29.90R THUNDER          
WEST POINT*    FAIR      78  77  97 E3        29.86F                  
SALUDA*        FAIR      78  78 100 SE6       29.87S                  
NEWPORT NEWS   FAIR      77  71  82 S9        29.87R                  
LANGLEY AFB    FAIR      78  70  77 S12       29.88R                  
FORT EUSTIS    LGT RAIN  77  72  83 S13G20    29.85R                  
WILLIAMSBURG*  FAIR      79  75  89 SE13G18   29.87R                  
HR EXEC AP*    LGT RAIN  72  70  93 S8        29.89R                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      76  69  80 SE9       29.87S                  
US460-WAKEFLD  FAIR      77  69  76 VRB6      29.85S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Monday July 23, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Wallops Island. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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 NORFOLK County,VA

421 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall
especially this evening. Some minor flooding of streams and roadways
is possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Unsettled weather will continue Monday through Wednesday. Showers 
and thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NORFOLK County, VA
Issued at 1146 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018


FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY

TONIGHT
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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 July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 19.870000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:12 EDT Set 20:33 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:43 EDT Ends 21:01 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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JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
...1923...
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)


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