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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
346 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A cold front will approach from the northwest tonight before 
passing southeast and through the region on Saturday. This front
will bring rain into the region overnight through early Saturday
morning. By Sunday this front will be well off the southeast 
coast with colder high pressure building over the area for Sunday 
and Monday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For NORTHAMPTON County
1100 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018


MARINE
  
STATION/POSITION TIME  TEMP    WIND        PRES    WAVE   SWELL
                       AIR SEA DIR/SP/G            HT/PER HT/PER
                 (UTC) (F)     (DEG/KT/KT) (MB)    (FT/S) (FT/S)
BRANDYWINE LGT   0248   61     220/ 21/ 25 1016.1F
CAPE MAY NJ      0248   61 63  220/ 16/ 20 1015.6F
LEWES DE         0248          220/  7/ 12   N/A
15NM E FENWICK I 0250      68              1016.4F   7/ 6
OCEAN-CITY-INLET 0248          240/ 13/ 18   N/A
WACHAPREAGUE VA  0248   62 62  210/  8/ 15 1017.7F
THOMAS POINT MD  0300   60 65  190/ 18/ 20 1015.7F
GOOSES REEF MD   0300   62 68  250/ 19/ 23 1015.4
COVE POINT MD    0248   60     220/ 16/ 19 1016.3F
SOLOMONS ISLAND  0248   61 68  210/ 13/ 16 1015.8F
BISHOPS HEAD MD  0248   62 60  210/ 16/ 21 1016.7F
PINEY POINT MD   0236          230/ 15/ 17   N/A
POTOMAC MD       0300   61 68  210/ 16/ 19 1015.4
CAMBRIDGE MD     0242   60 64              1016.8F
LEWISETTA VA     0236   60 63  220/ 10/ 12 1016.4F
RAPPAHANNOCK LGT 0248          190/ 24/ 26 1018.0F
STINGRAY PT      0300   63 67  240/ 16/ 17 1018.1    2/ 3
YORK RVR RNG VA  0248   62     220/ 18/ 19 1018.1F
YORKTOWN VA      0248   61 70  200/  8/ 14 1017.3F
DOMINION TERM VA 0236   61     210/ 13/ 17 1018.8F
KIPTOPEKE VA     0248          210/ 22/ 26   N/A
CAPE HENRY VA    0248   60     190/  9/ 14 1016.9F
WILLOUBY STN VA  0236   62     210/ 20/ 23 1017.6F
S CRANEY ISL VA  0248   61     200/ 10/ 14 1018.3F
CAPE HENRY BUOY  0300      72                N/A     4/ 4
1ST LANDING BUOY 0250   62     210/ 19/ 21 1018.0F
64NM E OF VA BCH 0250   67 69  220/ 17/ 21 1019.6F   4/ 5   2/ 9
DUCK PIER NC     0248   64 72  180/ 13/ 17 1019.0F
44100 DUCK FRF   0245      71                N/A     2/ 9
44056 DUCK FRF   0300      70                N/A     2/ 8
OREGON INLET NC  0236   65 66  180/  9/ 12 1020.1F
HATTERAS NC      0248   66 70  150/  2/  3 1020.0F
DIAMOND SHLS NC  0300   73 75  190/ 17/ 21 1020.7
CAPE LOOKOUT NC  0300          190/ 13/ 14 1020.4F

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 55 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the south at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Wallops Island. 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 NORTHAMPTON County,VA

340 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Through tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected late Saturday night into Sunday
morning. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NORTHAMPTON County, VA
Issued at 1146 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear this evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy with a chance of showers late. Breezy, milder. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. Showers, mainly in the morning. Breezy with highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy and windy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny and windy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear and breezy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph, decreasing to 25 mph after midnight.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly 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
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.310000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:29 EDT Set 18:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 EDT Ends 18:58 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 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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