A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA/EAST TENNESSEE... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS WISE* CLOUDY 73 73 100 NW3 30.10F ABINGDON* CLOUDY 76 73 91 NW5 30.06F BRISTOL N/A 84 72 67 W8 30.03F MORRISTOWN* PTSUNNY 84 72 65 VRB7 30.02F SEVIERVILLE* MOSUNNY 88 72 58 W6 30.00F HX 94 KNOXVILLE PTSUNNY 85 74 69 SW8 30.00F HX 92 LAFOLLETTE* MOSUNNY 86 73 66 E5 30.04F HX 93 OAK RIDGE PTSUNNY 85 76 74 VRB3 30.01F HX 94 CROSSVILLE PTSUNNY 82 71 69 W5 30.07F NASHVILLE PTSUNNY 90 72 55 VRB3 30.01S HX 97
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 100 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 98 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at Norfolk and Newport News. The lowest temperature is PTSUNNY 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 WASHINGTON County,VA
356 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /256 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/ DAY ONE Today and Tonight Scattered thunderstorms this afternoon could produce locally heavy rain leading to the possibility of flooding. A few storms may also become strong to marginally severe, with strong gusty winds the primary threat. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For WASHINGTON County, VA
Issued at 1058 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 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 22-26 JUL 24-30 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
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.030000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:07 EDT Set 20:37 EDT Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:38 EDT Ends 21:06 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan, including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel) ...1941... A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end. Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The Weather Channel) ...1957... On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort, and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees. Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat, and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with 126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky