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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
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 ROCKBRIDGE County
SWR not available
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For ROCKBRIDGE County,VA
1044 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.
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 ROCKBRIDGE County, VA
131 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Near steady
temperature in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds.
WEDNESDAY Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny with a
20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and
variable winds, becoming northwest around 10 mph in the
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs around 80. Light and variable winds.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the
mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Lows in the mid 60s.
Chance of rain 50 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 MAY MAY-JUL
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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 ,
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year
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
MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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)
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
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)
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