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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
255 AM EST Sun Feb 5 2023

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Despite increased clouds today compared to Saturday, winds 
shifting from the southwest will allow warmer air to return to the
lower Mid-Atlantic, making for temperatures this afternoon 
ranging from the upper 40s to the low 50s. Though chances are low,
it's possible that low pressure developing along the Atlantic 
coast this evening will bring brief periods of light rain to the 
Southside area. A cold front will pass across the central 
Appalachians tonight, making for breezy northwest winds by dawn on
Monday. Overnight low temperatures will fall into the upper 20s 
to the low 30s. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 500am EST, Sunday February 05, 2023

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 27 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 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 37 degrees at Hot Springs. 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 WESTMORELAND County,VA

403 AM EST Sun Feb 5 2023

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

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
Issued at 345 AM EST Sun Feb 5 2023

TODAY
Partly sunny this morning, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain this afternoon. Milder. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 60.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs around 50.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 10-14    FEB 12-18    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      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

Sunday February 05, 2023 the 36th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -15.680000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:16 EST Set 17:44 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:50 EST Ends 18:11 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
FEB 05
...1887...
San Francisco experienced its greatest snowstorm of record. Nearly four
inches was reported in downtown San Francisco, and the western hills of the
city received seven inches. Excited crowds went on a snowball throwing
rampage. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms in the Southern Plains Region caused flooding in parts of
south central Texas. Del Rio TX was soaked with two inches of rain in two
hours prior to sunrise. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Cold and snow invaded the southern U.S. Roswell NM was buried under 16.5
inches of snow in 24 hours, an all-time record for that location. Parts of
the Central Gulf Coast Region reported their first significant snow in
fifteen years. Strong winds in Minnesota and the Dakotas produced wind
chill readings as cold as 75 degrees below zero. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Severe cold gripped much of the nation. Thirty cities reported new record
low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 9 above at Astoria OR and 27
below zero at Ely NV were records for February. In Alaska, Point Barrow
warmed to 24 degrees above zero, and Nome reached 30 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1990...
For the second time in two days, and the third time in a week, high winds
plagued the northwestern U.S. Winds in Oregon gusted to 60 mph at Cape
Disappointment, and wind gusts in Washington State reached 67 mph at
Bellingham. The first in a series of cold fronts began to produce heavy
snow in the mountains of Washington and Oregon. Ten inches of snow fell at
Timberline OR. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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