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Current Conditions

  • 71°
  • Clear
  • Wind: North 8 mph
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 66°
  • Pressure: 30.02 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Wednesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 75 °
  • Low: 61 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Thursday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 73 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 77 °
  • Low: 66 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Saturday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 72 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Sunday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 66 °
  • Low: 50 °
  • Partly Cloudy

Forecast for Cape Charles, Virginia

Updated: 11:00 AM EDT on October 01, 2014

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 75F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 61F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 73F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 63F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. High of 77F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 66F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 72F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 52F. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday

    Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 66F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Low of 50F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy. High of 70F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Low of 57F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 70F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 20 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 61F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 77F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 63F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    Clear. High of 72F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. High of 73F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 73F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 7:33 am EDT on October 1, 2014


Between 1130 am and noon today... and normally every Wednesday...
we will conduct a test of the NOAA all hazards weather radio
alarm system. Persons with alarms on their radios... are asked to
ensure that these are turned on... to confirm that the test was
received. Again... the alarm test will be conducted between 1130 am
and noon today. The alarm test may be cancelled without notice in
the event of rapidly developing warning or watch conditions...
which require the Wakefield office to shift into a higher alert
Mode.



Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Winter Harbor Retreat, Onemo, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 70.5 °F Dew Point: 65 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: Morning Ride Farm, Onemo, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 71.6 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: SE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Salt Ponds/No Wake, Hampton, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 72.3 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Davis Wharf, Belle Haven, VA

Updated: 10:13 AM EDT

Temperature: 66.7 °F Dew Point: 63 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Buckroe, Hampton, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 74.1 °F Dew Point: 65 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: NE at 3.1 mph Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Willow Oaks, Hampton, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.6 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: North at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Yorktown Rd., Poquoson, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 71.8 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: ESE at 5.0 mph Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Goose Creek, Seaford, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.9 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: NNW at 7.0 mph Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: River Oaks, Hampton, VA

Updated: 10:14 AM EDT

Temperature: 74.7 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: SE at 3.8 mph Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 78 °F Graphs

Location: Broadmarsh, Hayes, VA

Updated: 10:13 AM EDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 65 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: NNW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Wakefield Virginia 
1011 am EDT Wednesday Oct 1 2014 


Synopsis... 
a weak cold front moves across the area today. High pressure will 
build over the middle Atlantic region on Thursday...ahead of a strong 
cold front which approaches from the west Friday. The cold front 
crosses the region Friday night...ushering in much cooler and 
drier weather for the upcoming weekend. 


&& 


Near term /through tonight/... 
most of the fog has burned off with plntly of St / SC left behind 
across the Piedmont. Meanwhile...lght shower activity showing signs 
of dsptg as they move east across the lower Maryland Eastern Shore. Assctd short wave 
expeceted to move offshore next few hours as trailing cold front crosses 
the region. 


Kept low pop across northestern areas next few hours as systm moves off the 
coast. Lingering trough across the Piedmont may spark off an afternoon 
shower but it will be fighting the subsidence around departing short wave. 
Becoming pt sunny most areas. Highs 75-80. 


Pvs dscn: 
east-NE flow will bring increasing clouds tonight...and another 
period of low stratus late tonight into early Thursday. Bufr soundings 
are dry above h9 but are nearly saturated in low levels. Could see 
some patchy drizzle late tonight mainly over the Piedmont, but west/ 
chances of accumulating precipitation quite low, will go with a dry forecast for 
now. Went with warmer envelope of NAM guidance for minima tonight 
with low clouds and onshore flow expected. Lows generally u50s to 
l60s. 


&& 


Short term /Thursday through Friday/... 
shortwave ridging continues to build east across the eastern 
Seaboard downstream of upper level trough racing east across the 
plains on Thursday. Meanwhile at the sfc, high pressure will ridge 
south into the region from New England. Will hold onto a low chance 
pop Thursday morning as low stratus/dz once again scours out. 
Thereafter, expect vrb clouds and dry weather Thursday. Ggem and downscale NAM 
do continue to hint at some very weak overrunning, but lift 
appears too shallow to yield much more than some very light rain 
rain showers/sprinkles, oriented mainly west of I-95. Once again, have 
opted to go dry for now. High temperatures Thursday Manly from the middle 70s to 
around 80. 


Aforementioned anomalously deep upper trough racing east across the 
plains will dig east-southeast across through the Midwest/Tennessee Valley Thursday night and 
Friday. East-southeast flow will result in incrsg moisture and overcast conditions 
Thursday night and Friday and some isolated rain showers will be possible by Friday 
morning. The most widespread precipitation associated west/ the approaching 
strong cold front should remain just west of the forecast area Friday afternoon. Hi temperatures Friday 
from the M/u70s on the eastern shr to l80s across interior portions of southeast 
Virginia/NE NC. 


&& 


Long term /Friday night through Tuesday/... 
a potent upper level trough will become cut off over the northern 
Great Lakes region Friday night/early Saturday before lifting NE 
into southeast Canada on Sunday. Strong jet energy rounding the base of the 
trough/upper low will force a cold front quickly through the region 
Friday night...then offshore Saturday morning. Widespread showers 
are expected Friday night with the frontal passage and will carry high likely 
probability of precipitation. Strong forcing but limited instability ahead of the front may 
trigger an isolated thunderstorm or two Friday evening, so will include a 
slight chance for thunderstorms. The front is expected to push off the coast 
around 12z Sat...W/ shower chances to end quickly from west to 
east Saturday morning. Will limit rain showers chances on Saturday 
morning to the far eastern areas. High pressure returns Saturday 
night and Sunday for dry weather. The aforementioned upper low lingers 
across southern Canada early next week...with another spoke of 
energy rotating around the base of the trough Monday night/Tuesday 
for a slight chance of showers. Highs Saturday 70-75. Cooler 
Sunday with highs 65-70. Highs Monday/Tuesday 70-75. 


&& 


Aviation /14z Wednesday through Sunday/... 
flight conditions vary from LIFR to IFR across the region early this 
morning due to a combination of low stratus and fog. The lowest 
visibilities as of 01/0730z are being observed across rural areas of 
scntrl Virginia from generally kakq-kfkn-kemv...where areas of locally 
dense fog are possible. Conditions will be IFR to MVFR along the 
Atlantic coast and up into the Eastern Shore where winds of 5-10kt 
and light rain showers are keeping the lower atmoshpere mixed...thus 
preventing anything more than patchy fog development with scattered low 
stratus. Conditions may worsen briefly around sunrise but should 
improve 01/1300-1400z. Daytime instability will allow any breaks in 
stratus/fog this morning to fill back in by this afternoon. Late day 
clearing is expected just before sunset...however the presence of an 
upper level ridge and a weakening surface boundary will allow another 
influx of clouds into the area Wednesday night (cigs above 8 kft agl). Dry 
weather is anticipated through early Friday but will need to consider 
fog/stratus development each night. A strong cold front crosses the 
area Friday night into Sat. Strengthening winds ahead of and behind the 
frontal passage should be expected in addition to moderate-heavy rainfall at 
times. 


&& 


Marine... 
north-NE winds are generally light around 10 knots or less early this 
morning as a weak cold front crosses the southern waters. An upper 
level low pressure system will move east across PA and then NE along 
the New England coast today...before pushing well off the coast on 
Thursday. Winds today through Thursday will remain out of the north or NE 
at or below 15kt. Seas will increase to 3-4 feet late tonight/early 
Wednesday...highest over offshore waters. Swan guidance builds seas to 
around 5ft near 20nm more aggressively than wavewatch. Due to weak 
cold air advection and a surface pressure gradient that is not all that 
impressive...have kept 5ft seas just beyond the 20nm mark for 
tonight through Thursday night. Therefore no Small Craft Advisory flags have been issued 
with this forecast package. Winds veer around to the S-SW Friday 
into early Saturday ahead of a strong cold front...which crosses 
into the area early Saturday. Winds then quickly swing around to the 
northwest behind the front by Saturday afternoon. Winds and seas diminish Sunday 
into Sunday evening. A period of Small Craft Advisory conditions may be possible late 
Friday into Saturday. 


&& 


Akq watches/warnings/advisories... 
Maryland...none. 
NC...none. 
Virginia...none. 
Marine...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...mam 
near term...mpr/mam 
short term...alb/mam 
long term...jdm 
aviation...bmd 
marine...bmd 



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