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Current Conditions

  • 70°
  • Clear
  • Wind: South 16 mph
  • Humidity: 25%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 32°
  • Pressure: 29.73 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 70 °
  • Low: 40 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wednesday
  • Clear
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 38 °
  • Clear
  • Thursday
  • Clear
  • High: 72 °
  • Low: 55 °
  • Clear
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 78 °
  • Low: 56 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Saturday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 37 °
  • Chance of Rain

Forecast for Capron, Virginia

Updated: 2:19 PM EDT on January 31, 2015

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 40s.

  • Tuesday Night

    Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low near 40F. WSW winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Sunny skies. High 61F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear skies. Low 38F. Winds light and variable.

  • Thursday

    Plentiful sunshine. High 72F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy skies during the evening will give way to cloudy skies overnight. Low around 55F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 78F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening. Increasing clouds with periods of showers after midnight. Low 56F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Saturday

    Becoming partly cloudy after some morning light rain. High 61F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear. Low 37F. Winds light and variable.

  • Sunday

    Sunny. High 67F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low 44F. Winds light and variable.

  • Monday

    A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High 71F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Monday Night

    A few clouds from time to time. Low 52F. Winds light and variable.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy skies. High 73F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy skies early will give way to occasional showers later during the night. Low 54F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday

    Rain showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day. High 74F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Rain showers in the evening becoming more intermittent overnight. Low near 55F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 71F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

  • Thursday Night

    Rain. Low around 50F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.

  • Friday

    Cloudy with periods of rain. High 71F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

  • Friday Night

    Occasional light rain. Low 49F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 3:21 am EDT on March 31, 2015

... Increased fire danger this afternoon...

The combination of low relative humidities and gusty southwest
winds will produce an increased fire danger threat this afternoon.
Winds are expected to gust up to 30 mph with humidity levels
dropping to between 20 to 30 percent.

Residents are urged to exercise caution handling any potential
ignition source... including machinery... cigarettes... and matches.
Be sure to properly discard all smoking materials. Any dry grasses
and tree litter that ignite will have the potential to spread

Virgina residents are reminded that open burning is prohibited before
4 PM each day through April 30th.

Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Aaron's Weather Service, Franklin, VA

Updated: 4:42 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.9 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 33% Wind: South at 14.3 mph Pressure: 29.83 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: purdy, Purdy, VA

Updated: 4:42 PM EDT

Temperature: 74.0 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 26% Wind: West at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Cedar Lawn Farms, Ivor, VA

Updated: 4:40 PM EDT

Temperature: 71.3 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 24% Wind: SW at 9.0 mph Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Conway - 35S, Conway, NC

Updated: 4:42 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.8 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 30% Wind: WSW at 11.0 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bottle Tree Farm, LLC, Waverly, VA

Updated: 4:42 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.3 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 21% Wind: SSW at 10.3 mph Pressure: 29.83 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Baer Estates, Ivor, VA

Updated: 4:32 PM EDT

Temperature: 71.6 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 27% Wind: South at 5.8 mph Pressure: 29.46 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Brink, Emporia, VA

Updated: 4:35 PM EDT

Temperature: 72.1 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 30% Wind: SSW at 11.0 mph Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest, Dewitt, VA

Updated: 4:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 71 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 24% Wind: SW at 11 mph Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET, Carson, VA

Updated: 2:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 71 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 25% Wind: WSW at 3 mph Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: ALLEN FARMS, Windsor, VA

Updated: 4:42 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.0 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 28% Wind: WSW at 18.0 mph Pressure: 29.62 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion

Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Wakefield Virginia 
417 PM EDT Tuesday Mar 31 2015 

low pressure will track across the northern middle Atlantic region 
early this evening...before pushing offshore late in the evening 
and overnight. High pressure will build over the area on Wednesday...and 
gradually shift off the coast on Thursday. The next cold front approaches 
from the northwest on Friday...and crosses the region Friday night 
into Saturday morning. 


Near term /until 6 am Wednesday morning/... 
afternoon surface analysis reveals low pressure centered over northern Virginia/western 
Maryland/south central PA. Breezy warm day across the local area with 
temperatures mainly from 70-75 f over interior Virginia/NE NC...with 60s 
prevailing on the Eastern Shore and the immediate coast of Virginia/NE NC. 
Skies are still sunny/mostly sunny for the most part...but latest 
satellite reveals broken/overcast cloud cover in the vicinity of the surface 
low and given a west-northwest flow aloft...expect skies to become partly to 
mostly cloudy for northern portions of the akq County Warning Area over the next 
few hours. Dew points remain very low (mainly in the 20s to lower 30s) 
precipitation chances will generally be confined to far northern/NE sections 
of the County Warning Area...primarily from 22z through 02z this evening (although 
will have some low chance probability of precipitation prior to this over the far north). 
Some of the high- res model data still depicts measurable quantitative precipitation forecast all 
the way into southern Virginia/NE NC. Given how dry it will be and that 
current observation upstream are showing rain having a tough time 
reaching the ground S/SW of the surface low track...will favor a drier 
forecast close to that depicted by the 12z nam12. Will confine low 
end likely probability of precipitation to the Maryland zones...with just chance/slight chance for 
remaining zones mainly along/N/NE of I-64. Generally going with a dry 
forecast S/SW of I-64. 

Wind speeds will average 15-20 miles per hour with gusts mainly up to 25-35 
miles per hour into the early evening hours. The combination of dry and breezy 
conditions will enhance fire danger through sunset so the fire weather statement 
has been issued. See fire weather section below for more detailed information. 

Conds dry out quickly after midnight with skies becoming mostly 
clear with low temperatures mainly in the upper 30s to middle 40s. 


Short term /6 am Wednesday morning through Friday/... 
Canadian high pressure returns to the region on Wednesday. A cooler day 
under mostly sunny skies should be anticipated with highs in the 
Lower-Middle 60s for interior southern Virginia/NE NC and in the middle- upper 50s 
closer to the coast as winds turn onshore in the afternoon as the 
pressure gradient weakens. Surface high pressure axis shifts offshore 
late Wednesday night. Light winds and mostly clear skies should result 
in overnight lows in the middle 30s to around 40 most locations. 
With surface high pressure axis offshore on Thursday and a weather 
disturbance approaching the region from the SW...the area will be 
within a warming airmass especially as breezy south winds develop 
by the afternoon. Most inland locations should reach the lower 70s once 
again under mostly sunny skies...with highs in the middle- upper 60s 
at the immediate coast. Increasing clouds Thursday night as upper ridge 
axis shifts off the coast and a more moist SW flow aloft develops. 
In general...models are slower at bringing in deep moisture and 
the northern stream and southern stream are slower to phase. Have scaled 
back a bit on probability of precipitation for Friday...looks like a low end chance for mainly 
-ra Friday morning...primarily across northern zones as low level moisture 
overspreads the region. Very mild Thursday night in south-southwest flow and 
incraesing clouds...lows in the 50s to possible as warm as 60 f in 
a few spots. Warm/variably cloudy Friday with 20-30% chance for -shra 
and perhaps some late day thunderstorms as the surface front moves closer to 
the region. Highs mainly in the middle-upper 70s...possibly close to 
80f if enough sun can prevail. Main rain event looks to hold off 
until Friday night described in the long term below... 


Long term /Friday night through Tuesday/... 
extended period will start off wet as a cold front crosses the 
region Friday night-Sat morning. Still some minor spatial and timing 
differences in the models with respect to associated southern stream energy and the 
cold front...but mostly now with how quick precipitation clears the coast 
Sat. Have increased probability of precipitation to likely Friday night...except the southeast. Theta- 
east advection and mild temperatures will result in marginal instability Friday 
evening. Soundings also indicate sharpening lapse rates as temperatures 
aloft cool. Will introduce slight chance thunder Friday evening. Cold 
front exits the coast Sat as the parent low and shortwave energy 
lift into the NE states/Canadian Maritimes. High pressure builds in 
from the west late Sat...remaining over the region through sun. The 
result will be dry conditions with a mostly sunny sky and slightly 
below normal temperatures. Highs Sat-sun generally in the low 60s inland 
and middle-upper 50s Eastern Shore and coastal areas. Lows Sat night in the 
upper 30s to low 40s. Broad upper trough will remain over southeastern 
Canada through the weekend into early next week. Associated backdoor 
front will remain north of the region. High pressure pushes offshore 
sun as return flow begins to moderate temperatures. Moisture from 
the Gulf begins to spread back northward into the Midwest early next week 
as weak perturbations in the westerly flow cross the region. Begin to 
reintroduce slight chance-low end chance probability of precipitation Tuesday-Tuesday night. Highs 
Monday in the middle-upper 60s inland and upper 50s to low 60s Eastern Shore 
and coastal areas. Lows Monday night in the upper 40s-low 50s. Highs 
Tuesday in the low 70s inland and middle-upper 60s Eastern Shore and coastal 


Aviation /20z Tuesday through Sunday/... 
VFR conditions are expected to persist through the 18z taf 
period. A cold front moves through the area this evening. Ahead of 
this front...gusty SW winds (25-30 kt) are expected until around 

A brief -shra cannot be ruled out at ksby this evening. Dry weather and 
VFR conditions then expected Wednesday and Thursday. Gusty SW winds may again 
be possible Thursday afternoon. 


low pressure has located over northern Virginia this afternoon with a trailing 
cold front located along the Ohio Valley. Strong gradient over the 
region between low pressure and high pressure off the Florida coast has 
resulted in strong SW winds over the water this afternoon. Speeds 
generally 15-25 knots. Few gusts of 30 knots observed on elevated sites 
closet to land...where 30 knots gusts also observed. Seas generally 2-3 
feet and waves 1-3 feet. Seas build to 3-5 feet northern waters this evening. 
Low pressure pushes offshore this evening with the cold front 
sweeping across the water around midnight. Brief lull in Small Craft Advisory speeds 
expected this evening in advance of the front...but a northwest cold air advection surge 
expected Post frontal. Speeds increase to 20-25 knots with a few gusts 
up to 30 knots after midnight. Seas build to 4-5 feet all coastal zones 
with waves 3-4 feet. Small Craft Advisory conditions will be relatively short lived as 
high pressure quickly builds over the waters Wednesday morning. Southeast swell 
may keep seas hovering around 5 feet 20 nm out through Wednesday morning...but 
subsiding Wednesday afternoon. High pressure slides offshore Wednesday night 
with flow returning to the S at or below 15 knots. Southerly winds increase Thursday as 
a cold front approaches from the west. Marginal Small Craft Advisory conditions are 
possible late Thursday-Thursday evening with southerly winds around 15-20 knots. 
Seas in the northern waters also prognosticated to reach 5 feet. Flow becomes SW 
Friday as the front hangs up along the central Appalachians. Front 
finally crosses the waters late Friday night. Brief period of Small Craft Advisory 
conditions expected Sat morning before high pressure builds in 
from the west. High pressure remains over the water through the 


Fire weather... 
southwest winds 15-20 miles per hour with frequent gusts between 25-35 miles per hour 
are expected this afternoon/early evening. These winds in 
combination with relative humidity values dropping to 18 to 25% 
range across Virginia and northeast NC will increase the fire danger. 
After coordinating with the NC and Virginia forestry officials and 
surrounding National Weather Service offices...will maintain an enhanced Fire Danger 
Statement through 6 PM. Critical red flag criteria may be met in a 
few locations across the Virginia Piedmont. However...10-hr dead fuel 
moisture values are still marginal or slightly exceeding the 
necessary threshold of 7%. On the Eastern Shore...a statement will 
not be necessary due to higher minimum relative humidity values. 


Akq watches/warnings/advisories... 
Marine...Small Craft Advisory until 10 am EDT Wednesday for anz630>638. 
Small Craft Advisory until noon EDT Wednesday for anz650-652- 
Small Craft Advisory from 4 am to noon EDT Wednesday for 


near term...lkb 
short term...lkb/mas 
long term...Sam 
fire weather... 

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