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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
533 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
High pressure will continue to slide east and offshore New England
today keeping mainly dry weather in place. This in advance of a
complex area of low pressure that will approach from the west 
tonight, and ahead of an area of low pressure that will track 
north along the coast overnight through Saturday. This will 
result in increasing chances for rainfall by this weekend with 
more diurnally driven rounds of showers and storms into next week.
Temperatures will remain at or slightly below seasonal averages 
with highs mostly in the 70s to low 80s mountains, and low to mid
80s east of the Blue Ridge.


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Regional Hourly Observations For PATRICK County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For PATRICK County,VA

704 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Strong to isolated severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds
and locally heavy rainfall will be possible Saturday afternoon and 
evening.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PATRICK County, VA
Issued at 831 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

REST OF TODAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds, becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly 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. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Showers likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Showers likely in the morning, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers with thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                             VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.480000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:10 EDT Set 20:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:41 EDT Ends 21:04 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 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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