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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
Issued by National Weather Service Raleigh NC
630 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Chilly high pressure will build into the region today and 
persist through Monday. A weak cold front will push across the 
area on Tuesday followed by another period of high pressure that
will control the weather for much of the remainder of the work 
week.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

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Regional Hourly Observations For PITTSYLVANIA County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 22 mph with gusts at 32 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 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 PITTSYLVANIA County,VA

403 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

   FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT
MONDAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina, 
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia and south central 
Virginia.

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

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

   Freeze Warning.

 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.

   Freeze Warning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PITTSYLVANIA County, VA
Issued at 335 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT MONDAY

TODAY
Mostly sunny. Cooler with highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph early this morning.

TONIGHT
Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

MONDAY
Widespread frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 60. Light and variable winds, becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Not as cool with lows in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds, becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.

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

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:31 EDT Set 18:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EDT Ends 18:55 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 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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