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* LGT RAIN 52 52 100 S14G20 29.56F JONESVILLE* MOCLDY 54 54 100 CALM 29.56F ABINGDON* LGT RAIN 54 54 99 E8 29.59F BRISTOL RAIN 53 53 100 E3 29.58F FOG MORRISTOWN* CLOUDY 55 55 100 SE7 29.55F SEVIERVILLE* CLOUDY 55 55 100 CALM 29.55F KNOXVILLE CLOUDY 57 57 100 E3 29.54F LAFOLLETTE* CLOUDY 55 55 100 NE5 29.57S OAK RIDGE CLOUDY 59 59 100 CALM 29.55F CROSSVILLE FOG 51 50 96 CALM 29.55F VSB 3/4 NASHVILLE CLOUDY 58 54 86 VRB3 29.54S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Danville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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
320 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018 /220 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018/ DAY ONE This evening and Tonight Severe Thunderstorms expected this evening across the Plateau, parts of the central and southern Tennessee Valley, and southwest North CarolinaA strong storm system will move across the Southern Appalachian Region with southerly winds pulling warm, moist and unstable air into the Tennessee Valley. Severe thunderstorms will move into the Plateau, southeast and central sections of the Tennessee Valley, and southwest North Carolina this evening. The main threat being tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail. There is a potential of isolated strong tornadoes across the southern Plateau and southeast Tennessee. Besides the potential severe storms, the low-level winds may produce strong gusty winds across the Smoky Mountains this evening. Southerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph are possible. A Wind Advisory has been issued for this area. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night A cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians Tuesday with colder air spilling into the region. For Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night, the colder air will move into the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow showers across the higher elevations, generally above 2500 feet. Snow accumulations are possible across the higher elevations, such as the Smoky Mountains and High Knob, Virginia. Anyone planning on venturing out across the higher terrain, such as hikers, should plan for wintry conditions with temperatures dropping into the upper teens and middle 20s, windy conditions, snow packed and icy trails. Best to delay venturing out across the mountainous areas of the southern Appalachians. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed this evening.
7-Day Forecast For WASHINGTON County, VA
Issued at 1104 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Normal 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 March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.220000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:19 EDT Set 18:28 EDT Transit Meridian 12:23 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 18:54 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky