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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
346 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A cold front will approach from the northwest tonight before 
passing southeast and through the region on Saturday. This front
will bring rain into the region overnight through early Saturday
morning. By Sunday this front will be well off the southeast 
coast with colder high pressure building over the area for Sunday 
and Monday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For SUFFOLK County
1100 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018


SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
NORFOLK        FAIR      60  50  69 S14       30.07F                  
VIRGINIA BEACH FAIR      58  49  72 S10       30.07F                  
NORFOLK NAVAL  MOCLDY    60  49  66 S10G23    30.08F                  
WEST POINT*    FAIR      57  50  79 S3        30.06F                  
SALUDA*        FAIR      55  52  88 S3        30.04F                  
NEWPORT NEWS   FAIR      60  50  69 SW13      30.06F                  
LANGLEY AFB    FAIR      60  51  72 SW15      30.06F                  
FORT EUSTIS    FAIR      60  51  74 S8G17     30.04F                  
WILLIAMSBURG*  FAIR      59  48  67 S8        30.06F                  
HR EXEC AP*    FAIR      56  50  80 S7        30.08F                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      56  52  86 S7        30.08F                  
US460-WAKEFLD  FAIR      57  50  77 S3        30.06F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are from the south at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Wallops Island. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SUFFOLK County,VA

340 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Through tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Wind gusts up to 35 mph are expected late Saturday night into Sunday
morning near the James River. Frost is possible Monday morning, as 
low temperatures fall into the mid 30s.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SUFFOLK County, VA
Issued at 1146 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear this evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy with a chance of showers late. Milder. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. Showers, mainly in the morning. More humid with highs around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Breezy with lows in the mid 40s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny, breezy with highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 70.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 60.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.670000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 18:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:00 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 18:57 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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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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