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Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
435 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

High pressure over the Mississipppi River Valley will move east 
tonight through Friday night. Low pressure will develop in the 
Central Plains friday night and track southeast into the Tennessee 
Valley by Sunday morning. A wedge of high pressure will remain over 
the Mid Atlantic region Sunday and Monday. 

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Regional Hourly Observations For WISE County
700 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

WISE*            N/A     37  23  56 W8        30.18R WCI  31          
JONESVILLE*      N/A     45  23  42 W7        30.25R                  
ABINGDON*        N/A     43  21  40 N9G18     30.16S                  
BRISTOL          N/A     45  22  40 W12       30.19R                  
MORRISTOWN*    PTCLDY    45  25  45 W12       30.23R                  
SEVIERVILLE*   CLEAR     46  23  39 MISG      30.25R                  
LAFOLLETTE*    CLEAR     46  21  36 VRB7G15   30.29S                  
OAK RIDGE        N/A     50  23  34 NW6       30.27R                  
CROSSVILLE       N/A     45  21  38 NW10      30.26R                  
NASHVILLE        N/A     54  24  31 N10G24    30.30S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Virginia
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Virginia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 31 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at 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.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WISE County,VA

334 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018 /234 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

For Tonight and Friday morning, temperatures from the central
Tennessee Valley northward across the northern Plateau and 
northeast Tennessee are once again expected to drop below 
freezing putting crops or other sensitive vegetation in danger.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

   Light Snowfall Possible across Parts of Southwest Virginia and
far Northeast Tennessee early Saturday Morning  

Another storm system will approach the area Friday night and
Saturday morning spreading a large area of precipitation into the
southern Appalachians. Some of the precipitation may begin as snow
across parts of southwest Virginia and far northeast Tennessee.
Light snow accumulations up to an inch are possible.


Spotter activation is not expected.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WISE County, VA
Issued at 333 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 mph or less.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 mph or less.

Snow likely in the evening. Rain through the night. Snow after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 10 mph or less in the evening becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Rain or snow in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. Light snow accumulation possible. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Rain showers in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Virginia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 18:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 18:56 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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