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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
348 PM EST Fri Dec 1 2023
Low pressure will shift into the Great Lakes this evening. A
warm front stays south of our region into Saturday, with a
series of low pressure systems moving across. This will keep our
area in a damp pattern through the weekend before a cold front
tracks across Monday.
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Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EST, Saturday December 02, 2023
Across Virginia...temperatures are near 47 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 64 degrees at Norfolk. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County,VA
300 PM EST Fri Dec 1 2023
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
No hazardous weather is 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 WESTMORELAND County, VA
1055 PM EST Fri Dec 1 2023
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog.
Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
SATURDAY Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain
in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Rain likely. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance
of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance
of rain 40 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows
in the mid 30s.
TUESDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
FRIDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
DEC 7-11 DEC 9-15 JUN JUN-AUG
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Normal Above 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 ,
Saturday December 02, 2023 the 336th Day of Year
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:15 EST Set 16:56 EST
Transit Meridian 12:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EST Ends 17:25 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
An early season snow and ice storm struck the southeastern U.S. It produced
11 inches of snow at Charlotte NC, and six inches at Atlanta GA. (David
A late season hurricane caused extensive damage across the Florida
peninsula, then moved off the Georgia coast crossing Cape Hatteras as a
tropical storm. The storm produced whole gales along the Middle Atlantic
and Southern New England coast. Winds gusted to 60 mph at Block Island RI,
and reached 64 mph at Atlantic City NJ. (David Ludlum)
A late season tornado killed four persons in Madison County and Bond
County, east of St Louis MO. Three tornadoes touched down in Illinois that
afternoon, compared to just half a dozen tornadoes in the month of December
in 115 years of records up until that time. Thunderstorms also produced
hail which caused more than four million dollars damage in the St Louis
area, it was the most damaging hailstorm of record for Missouri. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
A tornado, 400 yards in width, touched down about one mile below the summit
of Timpanogos Divide. Trees up to 18 inches in diameter were snapped, and
some of the 38 inch snow cover was carried 1000 feet above the ground as
the tornado traveled one mile. (The Weather Channel)
A tornado destroyed a home four miles south of Eastwood MO. The owners were
not injured in that tornado, but ironically one was killed Christmas Eve
when another tornado hit the replacement mobile home on the same site. (The
A powerful storm over the Gulf of Alaska continued to produced high winds
and heavy rain along the northern and central Pacific coast. Winds gusted
to 80 mph south of Port Orford OR, Stevens Pass WA was blanketed with
sixteen inches of snow, and Blue Canyon CA was soaked with 1.63 inches of
rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced ten inches of snow at Union City
PA. Gale force winds gusted to 55 mph at Buffalo NY. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Squalls produced heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Totals in Upper
Michigan ranged up to 20 inches at Ironwood. Heavy snow and high winds
caused 150 auto accidents in Michigan, resulting in sixteen deaths and 22
injuries. Strong northwesterly winds gusted to 73 mph at Johnstown PA, and
Lowville PA received 20 inches of snow in 36 hours. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky