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Current Conditions

  • 31°
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE 5 mph
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 22°
  • Pressure: 30.42 in. +
  • Heat Index: 26

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Overcast
  • High: 44 °
  • Low: 39 °
  • Overcast
  • Wednesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 72 °
  • Low: 47 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Thursday
  • Ice Pellets
  • High: 44 °
  • Low: 19 °
  • Ice Pellets
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 30 °
  • Low: 19 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Saturday
  • Clear
  • High: 48 °
  • Low: 29 °
  • Clear

Forecast for Suffolk, Virginia

Updated: 5:18 AM EST on January 03, 2015

  • Today

    Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 7C. Winds light and variable.

  • Today

    Cloudy with showers. Low 4C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Tomorrow

    Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 22C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h.

  • Tomorrow

    Rain showers in the evening will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 8C. SSW winds shifting to ESE at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around 6mm.

  • Thursday

    Cloudy with rain. Rain will freeze on some surfaces late. High 7C. Winds NNE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of precip 100%.

  • Thursday

    Snow showers before midnight. Becoming partly cloudy later. Near record low temperatures. Low -7C. Winds N at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of snow 60%.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy skies. High -1C. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 km/h.

  • Friday

    A mostly clear sky. Low -7C. Winds light and variable.

  • Saturday

    Plentiful sunshine. High 9C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.

  • Saturday

    Mostly clear skies. Low -2C. Winds light and variable.

  • Sunday

    Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 10C. Winds light and variable.

  • Sunday

    A mostly clear sky. Low -1C. Winds light and variable.

  • Monday

    Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 12C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.

  • Monday

    Generally fair. Low near 0C. Winds light and variable.

  • Tuesday

    Mainly cloudy. High 12C. Winds light and variable.

  • Tuesday

    Mostly cloudy. Low 1C. Winds light and variable.

  • Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 14C. Winds light and variable.

  • Wednesday

    A few clouds. Low 2C. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 km/h.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy. High around 10C. Winds NE at 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy skies with a few showers late. Low 1C. Winds NE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Friday

    Showers early becoming less numerous later in the day. High near 10C. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday

    Cloudy with occasional showers. Low 3C. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Holiday Point Estates, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.5 °F Dew Point: 19 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.35 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Suffolk VA US, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 6:53 AM EST

Temperature: 33 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: ENE at 2 mph Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Ashby, Carrollton, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 32.0 °F Dew Point: 22 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.46 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Kempton Park, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.1 °F Dew Point: 20 °F Humidity: 61% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Eclipse Chuckatuck Creek, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:31 AM EST

Temperature: 33.3 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: NNE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.42 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: Western Branch - Suffolk, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:26 AM EST

Temperature: 31.9 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: North at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Bayberry Cove, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.4 °F Dew Point: 17 °F Humidity: 53% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.28 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Vineyard Place, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 33.8 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.53 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Suffolk Meadows, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 34.4 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.38 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Timmy's SuperDopplerViprRaptr 10,000, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:33 AM EST

Temperature: 31.5 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 64% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Smithfield VA US, Smithfield, VA

Updated: 6:50 AM EST

Temperature: 29 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 73% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.42 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 29 °F Graphs

Location: Garner Gliderport, Orbit, Virginia, Windsor, VA

Updated: 7:30 AM EST

Temperature: 31.2 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: NE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.43 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Western Branch North, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.4 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.46 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Taylorwood Estates, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:27 AM EST

Temperature: 31.1 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.28 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Swan Lake, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:32 AM EST

Temperature: 31.7 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: WNW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Isle of Wight County EOC, Isle Of Wight, VA

Updated: 7:30 AM EST

Temperature: 31.4 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: ENE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.44 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Point Elizabeth, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:28 AM EST

Temperature: 31.1 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Moonefield, Smithfield, VA

Updated: 7:30 AM EST

Temperature: 30.9 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.36 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Ebony Heights, Portsmouth, VA

Updated: 7:32 AM EST

Temperature: 30.9 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: NNE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 30.21 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: Western Branch,

Updated: 7:21 AM EST

Temperature: 32.8 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: NNE at 7.0 mph Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 26 °F Graphs

Location: River Bend, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.2 °F Dew Point: 17 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: Calm Pressure: 31.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: River Bend, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 31.6 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: NE at 1.7 mph Pressure: 30.44 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Lake Cohoon, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 31.2 °F Dew Point: 22 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.39 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: NNFD Fire Station 1, Newport News, VA

Updated: 7:32 AM EST

Temperature: 32.4 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: NNE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.43 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 29 °F Graphs

Location: Windsor Fire Station, VA, Windsor, VA

Updated: 7:25 AM EST

Temperature: 30.5 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: NorthEnd-HuntingtonHeights, Newport News, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 32.0 °F Dew Point: 20 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.35 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Port Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 33.4 °F Dew Point: 22 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.23 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Septa, Smithfield, VA

Updated: 7:33 AM EST

Temperature: 29.9 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.42 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: West Cradock, Portsmouth, VA

Updated: 7:36 AM EST

Temperature: 33.2 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: NE at 6.0 mph Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: Larchmont- Martin, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.3 °F Dew Point: 26 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: NNE at 3.0 mph Pressure: 30.39 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Loxley Gardens, Chesapeake, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 33.4 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: NE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Glenwood Park, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 35.2 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 60% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.49 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Northampton, Hampton, VA

Updated: 7:30 AM EST

Temperature: 32.0 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: NE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 30.58 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Historic Ghent Square, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.5 °F Dew Point: 21 °F Humidity: 61% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Norfolk VA US, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 7:00 AM EST

Temperature: 32 °F Dew Point: 20 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Algonquin Park, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 7:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.5 °F Dew Point: 26 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Wakefield Virginia 
422 am EST Tuesday Mar 3 2015 


Synopsis... 
high pressure over the area this morning will slide offshore this 
afternoon. A warm front lifts northeast across the region tonight... 
followed by a cold front slowly crossing the area Wednesday 
afternoon through Wednesday night. 


&& 


Near term /through tonight/... 
1030 mb surface high pressure is centered over d.C. This morning. Flow 
aloft is from the west-northwest...well out ahead of broad troughing over the 
western Continental U.S.. middle/high level cloudiness continues to stream into the 
area this morning which has in turn kept temperatures from falling off 
too sharply. Currently have upper 20s/low 30s in place...with some 
middle 30s across Southside Hampton Roads and NE NC. With dry airmass 
in place this morning and 00z guidance showing lack of appreciable 
low-level moisture reaching the forecast area until after 15z...have limited 
potential for any precipitation across the area until after 18z...expect 
slight chance probability of precipitation (20%) in the far northwest around 15z. Center of surface high 
pressure gradually pushes offshore by this afternoon...but low 
level cad remains over the forecast area. Clouds will continue to thicken 
through the morning which will limit temperature rises. Better coverage of 
precipitation is expected by middle/late afternoon. Model soundings continue to 
support a brief period of freezing rain over far northwest areas between 15-20z as 
temperatures struggle to reach/surpass 32f through early afternoon. Confidence 
remains low at this time given marginal temperatures and a warm day yesterday...so 
will not issue a Winter Weather Advisory as impacts will be negligible. 
Otherwise...p-type to be all rain over the region this aftn/eve. High 
temperatures to be reached late in the day...ranging from the M/u30s northwest-central 
locations to low 40s southeast. 


&& 


Short term /Wednesday through Thursday/... 
warm front to lift NE through the forecast area tonight. Best moisture and 
uvm across central/northern portions of forecast area...thus the highest probability of precipitation...W/ 
with chance probability of precipitation limited to southern Virginia/NE NC. Bulk of the rain lifts to northern 
portion by lt at night. Low temperatures likely around 00z/04 with rising 
temperatures through the night. Temperatures by 12z/04 Wednesday rise into the middle/upper 
40s to middle 50s southeast. 


Forecast area becomes "warm sectored" Wednesday due to surge of a strong south-southwest flow. 
There remain timing issues west/ the approaching cold front from the north-northwest...however 
a GFS/European model (ecmwf) blend looks like a good compromise. Will have highest probability of precipitation 
(40-70%) by afternoon across northern tier of forecast area...W/ slight chance to chance (20-40%) 
to the S. For now...leaving out any mention of T across southern Virginia/NE 
NC...since it aprs most of moisture confined to west/ and behind the 
fnt. Hi temperatures from the u50s/l60s north to l70s in far southeast Virginia/NE NC. 


Just one year ago...March 2nd-3rd...went from 60s to l70s (the 2nd) 
to a few inches of snow (on the 3rd). This may occur again this weak 
(wed-thu). 


Forecast challenges continue Wednesday night through Thursday as cold front settles south-southeast 
through the forecast area...and another area of Arctic surface hi pressure builds toward 
the MS/Ohio valleys. Will lean toward the faster arrival of colder surface 
air from the north-northwest (gfs/ecmwf) by lt Wednesday night and continuing on Thursday. The 
models each hint at weak surface low pressure tracking through NC as short wave aloft 
(in fast southwesterly flo) is sheared as it moves eastward into the region. All 
this leads to a transition (wrt p-type) lt Wed/Thu. Rain...becomes 
mixed west/ ice pellets-changing to snow/ice pellets then ending as snow from north-northwest to southeast across 
the forecast area (lastly across NE NC by middle or lt afternoon thu). Timing those 
transitions at this point very difficult...though currently expect 
a least light snow accums for areas north of the NC/Virginia border before the 
day ends Thursday (t-2 inches S...1-4 inches north (highest ptnttly from 
ric-sby)). Along west/ the transition to wintry precipitation...gusty north-northeast winds 
will be pushing colder air into the region. Low temperatures Wednesday night from around 
30f north to the low/middle 40s far S. Temperatures Thursday steady or falling. 


&& 


Long term /Thursday night through Monday/... 
cold to begin the extended in wake of Thursday cold front...but 
moderating temperatures through the weekend will bring temperatures back to near 
normal early next week. 


Shortwave pushes offshore Thursday night with the northern portion of the 
front pushing well offshore. Southern portion pushes southward over the Gulf 
states/northern Gulf...stalling in westerly flow aloft. Ended chance probability of precipitation near 
the coast at midnight...with drying/clearing conditions thereafter. 
1030+mb Arctic high pressure builds over the region Friday...resulting 
in another cold day with highs around 20 degrees below normal. 850 mb 
temperatures bottom out around -12c (-2 Standard dev)...with thicknesses 
yielding temperatures in the low-middle 30s. Surface high pushes offshore Friday 
night with light return flow helping moderate low level thicknesses. 
Temperatures forecast in the middle-upper teens Friday night under mostly clear 
skies. Thereafter...medium range guidance begins to diverge thanks 
to developing split flow over the western Continental U.S.. the upper pattern will 
again be characterized by cyclonic flow (troughing) over the eastern 
Continental U.S. And ridging (return to a +pna) over the western Continental U.S.. models 
struggling with a number of Canadian impulses set to impact the NE 
states...but also southern stream energy over the Baja California this weekend. 
European model (ecmwf) rather robust with this energy...translating across northern Mexico 
and the Southern Plains Sat night-sun...possibly phasing with northern stream 
energy over the Midwest. This solution would lift the stalled 
frontal boundary over the Gulf northward late in the weekend...bringing 
rain to the region early next week. The GFS shears the 
energy...keeping it well south of the region...keeping the local 
area dry. Have trended forecast toward a wpc/ensemble approach which 
keeps the southern stream wave flat and the local area dry through the 
weekend..with moderating temperatures. Highs Sat forecast in the upper 
40s-low 50s inland and low-middle 40s near the coast. Highs sun in the 
middle 50s inland and middle-upper 40s near the coast. 


&& 


Aviation /06z Tuesday through Saturday/... 
scattered-broken high clouds should continue to pass over the region 
overnight...with a light north-northeast wind due to 1030mb high pressure over 
PA. One exception will be ecg...which will have a period of 5kft 
ceilings over the next few hours. High pressure moves offshore 
today...followed by a warm front tonight. A period of -ra is 
expected to develop later this afternoon...primarily after 21z. 
Ceilings lower to 4-5kft through the day along with a light east-southeast wind. 
There is an increasing potential for IFR ceilings tonight...especially 
after 06z as the warm front lifts through the region. Conditions 
should improve for a brief period later Wednesday morning. 
However...a cold front is expected to drop through the region 
during the afternoon followed by deteriorating flight conditions. 
The chance of rain increases later Wednesday afternoon...with rain 
overspreading the entire region Wednesday evening. A transition to 
a mix and eventually snow should begin at sby after 06z...with the 
transition occurring at ric closer to 12z. Farther southeast...the change 
should occur later in the day. Additionally...a gusty northerly 
wind will develop along the coast Thursday. High pressure settles 
over the area Friday and Saturday. 


&& 


Marine... 
1030mb surface high pressure shifts offshore today allowing a 
10-15kt north-northeast wind to become southeast at or below 10kt by afternoon. The high shifts 
farther offshore tonight as a warm front lifts through the region. 
Despite a strong low level jet it will be difficult to obtain Small Craft Advisory conditions 
given warm air advection over cold water. Given this...wind/seas have been capped 
below Small Craft Advisory criteria. Overall...expect a south-southwest wind ~15kt for the Bay 
and a 15-20kt for the ocean along with 3-4ft seas/2-3ft waves. A 
cold front approaches from the north-northwest Wednesday morning...and slowly 
drops to a position near the Virginia/NC border by late afternoon/early 
evening. The front then becomes nearly stationary Wednesday night as 
low pressure tracks along the boundary. Cold air advection commences Thursday as 
the low pulls offshore and continues into Thursday night as 1040mb 
high pressure builds in from the northwest. Small Craft Advisory conditions are likely 
during this time period with a northerly wind of 20-25kt...and 4-7ft 
seas (highest s) and 3-4ft waves in the Bay. High pressure returns 
Friday and Friday night...and slides offshore Saturday. 


&& 


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


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...jdm 
near term...jdm 
short term...alb/jdm 
long term...Sam 
aviation...ajz 
marine...ajz 












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