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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
356 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...

High pressure along the Mid-Atlantic coast will move east into 
the Atlantic ocean tonight into Monday. A cold front Will approach
our region Monday and move through Tuesday. 

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Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

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Regional Hourly Observations For NORTHAMPTON County
800 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 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   2342   80     210/  5/  6 1015.6R
CAPE MAY NJ      2348   78 75  210/  2/  4 1014.8R
LEWES DE         2342   84 73  250/  3/  6 1015.2R
15NM E FENWICK I 2350   75 74  210/ 12/ 16 1016.3R   3/ 4   2/12
OCEAN-CITY-INLET 2342   76 80  210/ 12/ 13 1016.3R
WACHAPREAGUE VA  2342   80 83  150/ 10/ 13 1016.2R
THOMAS POINT MD  0000   80 79  190/  5/  6 1016.3R
GOOSES REEF MD   0000   81     220/  6/  6 1015.8    1
COVE POINT MD    2342   80     200/  7/  9 1015.9R
SOLOMONS ISLAND  2342   82 81   CALM  /  2 1015.2R
BISHOPS HEAD MD  2342   82 85  180/ 13/ 15 1015.8R
POTOMAC MD       0000   82 82  170/ 10/ 12 1015.4    1/ 3
CAMBRIDGE MD     2342   82 82              1016.6R
LEWISETTA VA     2342   86 80  210/  6/  6 1015.4R
RAPPAHANNOCK LGT 2348          150/ 10/ 11 1016.6R
STINGRAY PT      0000   81 81  190/ 12/ 14 1016.2    2/ 3
YORK RVR RNG VA  2342   85     210/  9/ 10 1016.2R
YORKTOWN VA      2342   85 82  200/  6/  8 1015.1R
DOMINION TERM VA 2348          190/  9/ 10 1015.8F
KIPTOPEKE VA     2348      81  180/ 15/ 16   N/A
CAPE HENRY VA    2342   81     160/  7/  9 1014.4R
WILLOUBY STN VA  2348          210/ 10/ 11 1014.9S
S CRANEY ISL VA  2342   86     200/  8/ 10 1015.7R
CAPE HENRY BUOY  0000      78                N/A     3/11   2/11
1ST LANDING BUOY 0000   83     200/ 10/ 12 1015.4    2/ 4
64NM E OF VA BCH 2350   79 78  200/ 14/ 16 1017.1F   3/ 7   2/ 7
DUCK PIER NC     2342   82 78  170/ 12/ 16 1016.1R
44100 DUCK FRF   2345      76                N/A     3/12   2/12
44056 DUCK FRF   0000      79                N/A     3/12   2/12
OREGON INLET NC  2342   81 83  180/ 11/ 15 1017.1S
HATTERAS NC      2342   81 81  160/  6/  8 1017.4S
DIAMOND SHLS NC  0000   82 83  170/ 10/ 12 1017.8
CAPE LOOKOUT NC  0000          140/  8/  9 1017.6R

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the west at 7 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southeast 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 87 degrees at Norfolk, Newport News, and Fredericksburg. 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

400 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast 
North Carolina, eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

 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 847 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Thunderstorms likely. Showers likely. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west after midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 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 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Breezy with highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 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 21-25    JUL 23-29    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

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.370000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:06 EDT Set 20:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:37 EDT Ends 21:07 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 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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