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Current Conditions

  • 78°
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 68°
  • Pressure: 30.19 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Thunderstorm
  • High: 84 °
  • Low: 68 °
  • T-Storms
  • Wednesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 72 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Thursday
  • Thunderstorm
  • High: 84 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • T-Storms
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 82 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Saturday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 86 °
  • Low: 66 °
  • Chance of T-Storms

Forecast for Glasgow, Virginia

Updated: 11:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2014

  • Tuesday

    Mostly cloudy with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 84F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers, then rain showers after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 68F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 91F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 72F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 82F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. High of 86F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 66F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 86F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 68F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 84F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 64F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 82F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Overcast. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 77F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Friday Night

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 8:56 am EDT on July 22, 2014


... Precipitation totals...

The following is a list of unofficial precipitation totals for a 24
hour period ending at 7 am Tuesday. These reports are from a
combination of sources including coop observers... cocorahs... IFLOWS
gages... and ASOS and have not been quality controlled.


North Carolina


... Alleghany County...

    0.03 little r/Sparta IFLOWS
    0.01 Glade Creek vfd dcp

... Ashe County...

    0.05 Jefferson 2 E coop
    0.02 nf new/Ashland IFLOWS
    0.01 Buffalo Creek IFLOWS

... Caswell County...

    1.42 Yanceyville 2.4 SW cocorahs
    1.22 Caswell game lands RAWS
    0.12 Yanceyville 4 se coop

... Rockingham County...

    0.92 Reidsville coop
    0.02 Eden coop

... Surry County...

    0.01 Ararat r. At Ararat

... Watauga County...

    0.04 Sandy Flats IFLOWS
    0.04 Parkway school IFLOWS
    0.03 Watauga r/Foscoe IFLOWS
    0.01 mf New River IFLOWS sg

... Wilkes County...

    0.01 Elk Creek at Elkville dcp


Virginia


... Alleghany County...

    0.04 Peters mtn IFLOWS

... Appomattox County...

    0.40 Appomattox coop

... Bedford County...

    0.20 Holcomb rock coop
    0.01 Huddleston 4 SW coop

... Botetourt County...

    0.08 Troutville IFLOWS
    0.08 apple Orchard IFLOWS
    0.04 Cloverdale IFLOWS sg/rg
    0.04 carvin creek IFLOWS

... Campbell County...

    0.08 Brookneal coop
    0.01 Lynchburg ap (asos)

... Carroll County...

    0.24 Laurel Fork dcp
    0.04 Fancy Gap IFLOWS
    0.02 Galax water plant coop

... Charlotte County...

    0.82 Charlotte courthouse coop
    0.43 Saxe cocorahs

... City of Roanoke...

    0.32 Roanoke r at stp IFLOWS
    0.24 Roanoke
    0.12 Montclair IFLOWS
    0.04 lower N. Lakes IFLOWS

... Craig County...

    0.08 Craig ck/Abbott IFLOWS

... Floyd County...

    0.39 mtn. View church IFLOWS
    0.12 Copper Hill IFLOWS

... Franklin County...

    1.24 maggodee ck IFLOWS
    0.16 Blackwater/calw IFLOWS
    0.08 gills creek nf IFLOWS
    0.08 adney gap IFLOWS
    0.04 Ferrum IFLOWS
    0.04 Rocky Mount/pigg r. IFLOWS
    0.02 Rocky Mount coop

... Grayson County...

    0.55 Grayson Highland IFLOWS
    0.01 Galax

... Halifax County...

    0.35 Randolph
    0.18 South Boston coop

... Henry County...

    0.28 Meadows church IFLOWS
    0.16 Chestnut Knob IFLOWS
    0.08 Jones Creek IFLOWS
    0.05 Martinsville filter coop
    0.04 Marrowbone res. IFLOWS
    0.04 Mt Hermon church IFLOWS
    0.04 Smith r. Nr Fieldale sg IFLOWS
    0.02 Blue Ridge Airport (awos)

... Montgomery County...

    0.09 Lafayette coop
    0.04 poor mtn. IFLOWS
    0.04 brush mtn IFLOWS
    0.04 Lafayette sg/IFLOWS
    0.04 crawfords ridge IFLOWS
    0.04 Christiansburg coop
    0.01 Blacksburg NWS

... Nelson County...

    0.40 Montebello fish Nursery
    0.16 Bent Creek

... Patrick County...

    0.12 Doe Run church IFLOWS
    0.07 Woolwine coop
    0.04 trot valley IFLOWS
    0.03 Meadows of Dan coop
    0.02 Stuart coop

... Prince Edward County...

    0.16 Farmville regnl apt

... Roanoke County...

    1.39 Roanoke 5 SW cocorahs
    0.98 Sugarloaf mtn IFLOWS
    0.90 Cave Spring 2 SSW cocorahs
    0.28 Salem pump stn IFLOWS
    0.24 Mill Mountain IFLOWS
    0.12 tinker creek S. IFLOWS sg/rg
    0.12 Fort Lewis mtn IFLOWS
    0.12 Peters Creek IFLOWS
    0.11 Roanoke ap (asos)
    0.08 Mason Cove IFLOWS
    0.08 Mason creek IFLOWS
    0.07 Roanoke 8n coop
    0.04 witt's Orchard IFLOWS

... Rockbridge County...

    0.08 Glasgow 1 se coop

... Smyth County...

    0.16 Little Brushy IFLOWS
    0.08 Camp IFLOWS

... Wythe County...

    0.01 Stony Fork usfs RAWS


West Virginia


... Mercer County...

    0.04 mataoka IFLOWS

... Monroe County...

    0.02 Indian Creek at Red Sulphur Springs



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Location: RAWS GLENPED VA US, Natural Bridge Station, VA

Updated: 10:42 AM EDT

Temperature: 81 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: SE at 1 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 85 °F Graphs

Location: Hensley Hollow Rd., Big Island, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.9 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.14 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 84 °F Graphs

Location: Airport Acres, Lexington, VA

Updated: 11:21 AM EDT

Temperature: 84.6 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: ESE at 3.2 mph Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 93 °F Graphs

Location: Center of BV, Buena Vista, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 82.4 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: South at 2.7 mph Pressure: 28.10 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 87 °F Graphs

Location: Mid-Atlantic WX.com, Lexington, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.3 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.22 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Elk Valley Road, Forest, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 77.4 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.14 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 79 °F Graphs

Location: Snider Kerrs Creek, Lexington, VA

Updated: 11:16 AM EDT

Temperature: 80.7 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: NNE at 3.0 mph Pressure: 30.12 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 85 °F Graphs

Location: Upper Goose Creek Valley at BRD Farm, Montvale, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 78.3 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Breezy Knoll, Goode, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 78.5 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.12 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Outskirts of town high on mountain top, Buchanan, VA

Updated: 11:25 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.2 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: SE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.13 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 82 °F Graphs

Location: Silver Creek, Lynchburg, VA

Updated: 11:15 AM EDT

Temperature: 80.1 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 73% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 83 °F Graphs

Location: Boxwood, Lynchburg, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.1 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.22 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 82 °F Graphs

Location: Bedford City, Bedford, VA

Updated: 11:19 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.0 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.14 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 82 °F Graphs

Location: Thaxton at Cobbs Mountain Farm, Bedford, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 80.0 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.13 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 79 °F Graphs

Location: Mt. Haven, Forest, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 78.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Rural village, Montvale, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 81.1 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 60% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 83 °F Graphs

Location: The Stronghold, Thaxton, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 80.0 °F Dew Point: 63 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.22 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Lakeview, Madison Heights, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 80.0 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.11 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 84 °F Graphs

Location: Timberlake, Lynchburg, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 81.6 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.13 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 86 °F Graphs

Location: Thaxton Mountain, Thaxton, VA

Updated: 11:12 AM EDT

Temperature: 75.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: NW at 1.7 mph Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Alleghany Street, Clifton Forge, VA

Updated: 11:16 AM EDT

Temperature: 82.6 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: West at 3.2 mph Pressure: 30.13 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 88 °F Graphs

Location: Suck Mountain, Bedford, VA

Updated: 11:26 AM EDT

Temperature: 79.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: East at 3.1 mph Pressure: 30.24 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 83 °F Graphs

MSN Maps of:

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Blacksburg Virginia 
1002 am EDT Tuesday Jul 22 2014 


Synopsis... 
upper trough over the Gulf Coast states shifts west through 
Wednesday leaving a residual weak boundary and low level moisture 
over the area into middle week. A cold front will be arriving 
Thursday from the northwest...then exiting by Thursday night. High 
pressure builds in Friday. 
&& 


Near term /through tonight/... 
as of 930 am EDT Tuesday... 


Not a lot of change with the residual low level wedge still over 
the region anchored by a weak bubble high seen along the Blue 
Ridge this morning. Morning soundings continue to reveal quite a 
difference in moisture depth from south to north as well as precipitable waters  
with gso just below 2 inches. Farther north at rnk seeing less 
precipitable water along with a lingering middle level cap including lots of dry 
air above 7h. Main focus continues with the weak boundary to the 
south along with old outflow that likely resides between where the 
heavier rain was across the far south late yesterday and south of the 
drier air aloft espcly north of hiway 460. Also expect weak 
south/southeast flow to aid low level convergence along the southern Blue 
Ridge so upped probability of precipitation to low likelys far south/SW this afternoon for 
mainly slow moving heavy rain producing rain showers/thunderstorms and rain despite weak 
forecast instability. Appears best heating and convective available potential energy above 1000 
j/kg will occur over the far west/northwest where may pop a band or two 
of convection on the edge of the eastern cloud shield. Otherwise 
keeping scattered probability of precipitation with continued heavy rain mention in the 
severe weather potential statement with only a low severe threat unless cells can punch into the 
drier air farther north. Warmer high temperatures based on seeing some 
breaks develop in the low clouds as appears may take until later 
in the day to see more sun so bumped down lows a little south- 
east. 


Previous valid discussion as of 330 am EDT Tuesday... 


Going to see high pressure at the surface weaken today into tonight as 
it pushes south over the southern Appalachians. Upper level trough 
is going to retrograde toward the Louisiana coast by tonight as 
well...as a northern stream trough starts to dig southeast into the 
Great Lakes...with upper ridging extending westward from the southeast 
coast. 


For US...the models continue to advertise diurnally driven 
convection...with no real focus aside from differential heating and 
some low level upslope convergence in the southern mountains better lift 
expected to stay west of the Appalachians this afternoon. Precipitable waters  
remain high given weak flow...the slow moving storms could produce 
well over an inch of rain in a short amount of time. 


Thunderstorm threat will be there...but sounding suggest no robust 
cape...so not really seeing any strong/severe storm threat at this time. 


Tonight...the showers and isolated storms weaken/dissipate by 
midnight. Isolated showers may linger overnight...given plentiful 
moisture in the low levels interacting with any outflow boundaries. 


Still looks like a little more sun especially in the west today with 
skies staying partly sunny-overcast east of the Blue Ridge. Highs today 
will be similar to a few degrees warmer than Monday...depending on 
extent of sun. 


Will be really humid...which with highs in the middle to upper 80s out 
east should drive heat indices into the lower to middle 90s. 


Tonights lows remain muggy/warm with middle 60s to around 70. 


&& 


Short term /Wednesday through Friday night/... 
as of 345 am EDT Tuesday... 


Will start Wednesday morning off with only isolated shower activity 
under light southwest to westerly wind flow as a surface trough 
develops east of the Blue Ridge. Coverage of showers and 
thunderstorms will increase during the afternoon however as a cold 
front approaches from the Ohio River valley. Best instability will 
be found across the mountains...where convective available potential energy will reach into the 1500- 
2000 j/kg range by early evening as afternoon highs reach into the 
middle 80s west to the low 90s east. Believe showers and storms will 
develop across the mountains by early afternoon as pulse hit and 
miss activity...possibly merging into more organized line segments 
across the Piedmont during the evening. With strong heating and 
abundant dry air in the middle levels...expect a few storms to become 
severe during late afternoon and evening...producing strong winds as 
the main threat...in addition to hail and locally heavy rain. Storms 
will weak during late evening...but expect we will still have 
showers passing across the area Wednesday night as the cold front 
arrives on our doorstep. 


Models are in decent agreement that the cold front will enter our 
southeast West Virginia counties late morning/early afternoon on 
Thursday...and continue east through the day. However...with an 
upper level trough shifting east of our area and increased cloud 
cover to limit heating...atmospheric instability will not be as 
intense. Expect more in the way of shower activity on Thursday with 
only widely scattered thunderstorms in the mix...mainly across the 
Piedmont. Highs will reach into the upper 70s across the 
mountains...while we may touch 90 across the Southside before the 
cold front moves across. 


Weak high pressure will build in behind the front...and will be in 
control of our weather pattern for Friday. As such...expect a light 
northerly flow that will carry drier air into the region from the 
Great Lakes. Afternoon highs will vary from the middle 70s west to the 
middle 80s east. May see thunderstorms return to the area late Friday 
night as winds aloft shift northwesterly...allowing upper level 
disturbances to approach the area from the Midwest. 


&& 


Long term /Saturday through Monday/... 
as of 445 PM EDT Monday... 




For the weekend and into early next week...the area remains 
vulnerable to northwest flow disturbances tracking around the large 
western/central Continental U.S. Upper ridge. There are several such strong 
disturbances noted in the models during this time frame...the most 
notable on sun...that could bring thunderstorms back into the 
area. Have retained existing chance probability of precipitation that were advertised with 
earlier forecast packages...but clearly these could potentially 
become likely at some point as the development of an upstream mesoscale convective system 
becomes more apparent. By early the following week...models in 
good agreement on the upper trough reamplifying across the eastern 
Continental U.S....which should keep conditions unsettled with near to 
slightly below normal temperatures while the extreme heat remains 
well to our west and well away from our part of the country. 


&& 


Aviation /13z Tuesday through Saturday/... 
as of 730 am EDT Tuesday... 


Getting -dz here at bcb this morning. Ceilings/visibilities have been erratic 
overnight ranging at times from LIFR to VFR. Think any fog/sub VFR 
ceilings will lift around 14-16z. Still looking at hit or miss 
rain showers/thunderstorms and rain today but best coverage will be in the Danville area. 
Kept thunderstorms in the vicinity at all sites but lyh/blf. 


Any convection weakens/subsides around 00z/23...with fog 
formation likely late evening into overnight. Think bcb/lwb will 
be IFR or worse by this time tomorrow. 


Extended aviation discussion... 


Upper trough over the Gulf Coast retrogrades westward into 
Wednesday before northern stream trough and cold front move by 
Thursday and pick it up. Still looks rather moist in the low levels 
ahead of the front for afternoon convection...so mainly VFR after 
morning low clouds/fog Wednesday. Better threat of rain showers/thunderstorms and rain with 
the front Thursday. Airmass will dry out behind the front going 
into Fri-Sat. Overall expect sub VFR at times Thursday with rain showers/thunderstorms and rain 
and maybe some fog Thursday night...followed by VFR Friday-Sat outside of 
any valley fog at lwb/bcb each morning. 


&& 


Equipment... 
as of 100 am EDT Tuesday... 


Kfcx radar remains down. Parts to arrive later this morning with 
technicians working on getting our radar operational by Tuesday afternoon. 


&& 


Rnk watches/warnings/advisories... 
Virginia...none. 
NC...none. 
WV...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...jh/wp 
near term...jh/wp 
short term...nf 
long term...PM/rab 
aviation...wp 
equipment...wp 



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