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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
400 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A weak cold front will approach from the northwest tonight
before tracking over the Mid Atlantic on Wednesday. High pressure
should arrive during Wednesday night into Thursday to provide
drier conditions. Moisture will return late in the week as high
pressure moves offshore.

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Regional Hourly Observations For PRINCE WILLIAM County
100 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018


NORTHERN VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
WASH NATIONAL  MOCLDY    69  66  90 S8        29.95F                  
DULLES         CLOUDY    67  67 100 S9        29.95F                  
FORT BELVOIR   FAIR      68  66  94 CALM      29.96F                  
QUANTICO       FAIR      71  69  93 SW6       29.97F                  
FREDERICKSBRG* FAIR      70  70 100 SW8       29.97S                  
STAFFORD*      FAIR      69  69 100 CALM      30.01F                  
WARRENTON      NOT AVBL                                               
CULPEPER*      FAIR      69  67  94 S5        29.98F                  
MANASSAS*      FAIR      67  66  97 CALM      29.97F                  
LEESBURG*      FAIR      64  64 100 S7        29.94F                  
WINCHESTER     FAIR      68  64  88 SW14G21   29.95F                  
FRONT ROYAL*   FAIR      68  66  94 SW6       29.96F                  
LURAY*         FAIR      68  64  88 SW5       30.00S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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

744 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

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 1030 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph, becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

MEMORIAL DAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80. 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 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      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

Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.760000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 05:59 EDT Set 20:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:12 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:30 EDT Ends 20:56 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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