A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
NORTHERN VIRGINIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS WASH NATIONAL CLOUDY 36 16 44 S12 29.54F DULLES PTCLDY 32 14 47 S8 29.51F FORT BELVOIR PTCLDY 35 16 44 S5 29.54F QUANTICO PTCLDY 37 20 50 SW13 29.56F FREDERICKSBRG* CLEAR 36 19 49 S9G17 29.55F STAFFORD* CLEAR 33 15 47 S7 29.58F WARRENTON CLEAR 34 12 40 CALM 29.52F CULPEPER* MOCLDY 32 13 45 S3 29.53F MANASSAS* PTCLDY 29 16 58 SE3 29.53F LEESBURG* CLOUDY 32 18 55 S8 29.51F WINCHESTER PTCLDY 27 18 69 CALM 29.45F FRONT ROYAL* MOSUNNY 32 14 47 CALM 29.45F LURAY* CLOUDY 34 18 51 SW7 29.46F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph 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 39 degrees at Wallops Island and 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PRINCE WILLIAM County,VA
1208 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 DAY ONE Tonight A Gale warning is in effect for the lower Chesapeake Bay waters overnight. Slippery conditions on untreated surfaces will continue into the morning rush for areas that received snow. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday The Gale Warning continues through Thursday morning. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters are asked to report significant weather using standard operating procedures.
7-Day Forecast For PRINCE WILLIAM County, VA
Issued at 1229 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 19-23 DEC 21-27 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Normal Above Below Below .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.270000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 07:25 EST Set 16:57 EST Transit Meridian 12:11 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:56 EST Ends 17:26 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
DECEMBER 14TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1901... Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.) (NWS Louisville) ...1924... The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63 at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500 persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow, a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to 48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky