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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
400 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A sub tropical ridge will begin building over the southeastern
United States which will lead to well above normal temperatures
for the next several days. A front stalling near the region
Wednesday into Thursday will open up chances for showers for most
of the second half of the week. Temperatures Wednesday may support
some small chances for thunderstorms in the mountains. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For PRINCE WILLIAM County
1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018


NORTHERN VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
WASH NATIONAL  CLOUDY    49  48  97 S5        30.35F                  
DULLES         FAIR      46  46 100 S7        30.33F                  
FORT BELVOIR   CLOUDY    47  45  94 CALM      30.35F                  
QUANTICO       CLOUDY    47  46  97 S10       30.37S                  
FREDERICKSBRG* CLOUDY    51  51 100 S8        30.36S                  
STAFFORD*      MOCLDY    49  49 100 S3        30.40S                  
WARRENTON      FAIR      49  44  84 SW3       30.34S                  
CULPEPER*      FAIR      49  46  87 S8        30.36S                  
MANASSAS*      FAIR      47  45  93 S5        30.35S                  
LEESBURG*      MOCLDY    45  45 100 S5        30.34S                  
WINCHESTER     MOCLDY    48  45  87 S5        30.30S                  
FRONT ROYAL*   FAIR      55  50  82 S5        30.28S                  
LURAY*         FAIR      54  50  87 SW10      30.30S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 900pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 47 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Hot Springs. The lowest temperature is NOT 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 PRINCE WILLIAM County,VA

501 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PRINCE WILLIAM County, VA
Issued at 932 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Cloudy. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Much warmer with highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers, cooler with highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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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 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:00 EST Set 18:00 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:35 EST Ends 18:25 EST

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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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