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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
435 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

High pressure over the Mississipppi River Valley will move east 
tonight through Friday night. Low pressure will develop in the 
Central Plains friday night and track southeast into the Tennessee 
Valley by Sunday morning. A wedge of high pressure will remain over 
the Mid Atlantic region Sunday and Monday. 

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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Regional Hourly Observations For SOUTHAMPTON County
700 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

NORFOLK        FAIR      49  21  33 W7        30.01R                  
VIRGINIA BEACH MOCLDY    46  28  49 NW10      30.01R                  
NORFOLK NAVAL  MOCLDY    48  21  34 NW13G23   30.03R                  
WEST POINT*    FAIR      47  18  32 NW3       30.04R                  
SALUDA*        FAIR      45  23  42 NW10G18   30.02R                  
NEWPORT NEWS   FAIR      47  23  38 NW8       30.02R                  
LANGLEY AFB    FAIR      47  23  38 NW13      30.02R                  
FORT EUSTIS    FAIR      47  24  40 NW13      30.00R                  
WILLIAMSBURG*  FAIR      48  23  37 NW8       30.03R                  
HR EXEC AP*    FAIR     N/A N/A N/A NW5       30.03R                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      48  22  35 NW8       30.04R                  
US460-WAKEFLD  FAIR      48  20  32 VRB7      30.04R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 31 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at 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 SOUTHAMPTON County,VA

335 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Low pressure is expected to track across the Carolinas Saturday
night. Precipitation is expected to begin as rain, and then change to
all snow Saturday night. A light to moderate snow accumulation is 


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For SOUTHAMPTON County, VA
Issued at 419 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Partly cloudy this evening, then clearing. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

Rain likely. Snow likely after midnight. Light snow accumulation possible. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 18:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 18:56 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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