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Regional Hourly Observations For TAZEWELL County
200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017


...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA/EAST TENNESSEE...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
WISE*          CLOUDY    36  21  55 SW12      29.65R WCI  27          
JONESVILLE*    CLOUDY    39  19  45 W5        29.74R                  
ABINGDON*      CLOUDY    40  18  41 W13       29.67F WCI  33          
BRISTOL        CLOUDY    44  21  40 SW18      29.70S                  
MORRISTOWN*    CLOUDY    43  21  42 W14G21    29.73R                  
SEVIERVILLE*   PTSUNNY   46  21  36 SW14G22   29.75S                  
KNOXVILLE      CLEAR     42  25  50 SW16      29.76S                  
LAFOLLETTE*    PTSUNNY   39  21  48 VRB3      29.78R                  
OAK RIDGE      PTCLDY    32  21  64 S3        29.79S                  
CROSSVILLE     CLEAR     39  22  50 W12       29.76S WCI  32          
NASHVILLE      CLEAR     46  25  43 W5        29.80R                  

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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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For TAZEWELL County,VA

241 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southwest Virginia, west 
central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Hazardous weather is not 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 TAZEWELL County, VA
Issued at 301 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY

REST OF TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Little or no snow accumulation. Blustery and not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Blustery with highs in the lower 30s. West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Light and variable winds.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with scattered flurries after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

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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 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 December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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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