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NORTH AND CENTRAL PIEDMONT CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS FREDERICKSBRG* CLOUDY 73 73 100 N3 29.84F STAFFORD* CLOUDY 73 73 100 CALM 29.89F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Monday July 23, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Wallops Island. 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For STAFFORD County,VA
1015 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE Tonight A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 5 AM Monday Morning for the entire outlook area. Scattered showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds over the waters may require Special Marine Warnings. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Scattered to numerous incidents of flooding are likely Monday into Wednesday. Flash Flood Watches will likely be required. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For STAFFORD County, VA
Issued at 130 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... 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
Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 19.870000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:12 EDT Set 20:33 EDT Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:43 EDT Ends 21:01 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
//////////////////////// JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum) ...1898... A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel) ...1923... Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio, over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky