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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
445 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Low pressure over the central Plains will cross east over the 
Tennessee Valley and central Appalachians on Tuesday. The low 
will then deepen off the coast and track northeast Wednesday and
Thursday. Accumulating snowfall can be expected in most
areas beginning Tuesday night into Wednesday, with the biggest 
totals in the higher elevations. High pressure will cover much of 
the eastern United States on Friday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For POWHATAN County
100 AM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018

RICHMOND       LGT RAIN  46  40  79 NE8       29.81S                  
CHESTERFIELD*  CLOUDY    48  38  68 E7        29.80R                  
PETERSBURG*    LGT RAIN  49  40  73 E9G16     29.79S                  
HANOVER        CLOUDY    45  35  68 VRB5      29.83S                  
TAPPAHANNOCK*  CLOUDY    45  37  75 NE6       29.84F                  
QUINTON*       CLOUDY    45  38  76 E9        29.80F                  
CHARLOTTSVILLE CLOUDY    49  34  56 NE10      29.80F                  
GORDONSVILLE*  NOT AVBL                                               
ORANGE*        CLOUDY    45  34  65 CALM      29.82S                  
LOUISA*        CLOUDY    45  33  63 E9        29.85S                  
BUMPASS*       CLOUDY    45  34  65 NE6       29.81F                  
FARMVILLE*     CLOUDY    48  38  67 N8        29.74F                  
CREWE*         CLOUDY    50  40  69 CALM      29.75S                  
FORT PICKETT*  CLOUDY    51  43  75 E9        29.75R                  
CHASE CITY*    CLOUDY    52  43  71 CALM      29.71F                  
CLARKSVILLE*   CLOUDY    54  50  87 E8        29.69F                  
SOUTH HILL*    CLOUDY    53  49  84 NE3       29.79S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    53  46  77 NE6       29.74F                  
EMPORIA*       CLOUDY    50  45  81 NE8       29.76F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Danville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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 POWHATAN County,VA

341 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

A period of moderate to heavy rain is expected tonight as low 
pressure crosses the area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

A second low pressure system will bring a rain and snow mix Tuesday 
night and potentially all snow Wednesday. One to two inches of snow 
are possible, mainly on the grass and elevated surfaces.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For POWHATAN County, VA
Issued at 1119 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Rain after midnight. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Rain, cooler with highs in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Rain likely in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Snow. Light snow accumulation. Cold with highs in the mid 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Cloudy. Snow likely, mainly in the evening. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal     Normal      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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.220000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:19 EDT Set 18:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:23 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 18:54 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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