Richmond Times-Dispatch : 2020-03-20

Weather Desk : 18 : A18

Weather Desk

A18 • • • FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 RTD WEATHER DESK With meteorolog­ist John Boyer • ACCUWEATHE­R SEVEN-DAY LOCAL FORECAST THURSDAY TODAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY Plenty of clouds Cooler; an a.m. shower or two HIGH Times of clouds and sun HIGH Occasional rain Mainly cloudy Cloudy, chance for rain HIGH Partly sunny, windy and warm HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH 86 56 57 57 60 62 68 THIS A.M. OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT OVERNIGHT 67 54 40 44 41 46 46 47 RealFeel: 68/44 RealFeel: 83/48 RealFeel: 53/35 RealFeel: 55/34 RealFeel: 51/40 RealFeel: 61/42 RealFeel: 60/44 Winds: Winds: Winds: Winds: Winds: Winds: Winds: Precip: Precip: Precip: Precip: Precip: Precip: Precip: 60% 10% 75% 20% 35% 0% 25% SW 12-25 mph NE 8-16 mph ENE 8-16 mph NNE 8-16 mph NNW 6-12 mph S 7-14 mph NW 7-14 mph AccuWeathe­ RealFeel Temperatur­e® The patented is an exclusive index of the effects of temperatur­e, wind, humidity, sunshine intensity, cloudiness, precipitat­ion, pressure and elevation on the human body. THE REGION WATER CONDITIONS Shown is today’s weather. Temperatur­es are today’s highs and tonight’s lows. Yest. Today Sat. Yest. Today Sat. James (Westham): 5.39 ft. 7 a.m. Thursday, +0.21 ft. change. Water temp 55 degrees. 5.40 ft. 7 a.m. Friday, 5.40 ft. 7 a.m. Winchester 76/39 Baltimore 80/45 City Hi/Lo Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W 73/56 76/54/sh 69/45/c 75/49 75/45/t 53/34/pc Asheville Baltimore Blacksburg Boone, NC Bristol Cape Hatteras Charleston,WV Charlotte Charlottes­ville Danville Eastern Shore Emporia Farmville Fredericks­burg Greensboro Harrisonbu­rg Lewisburg,WV Lexington Lynchburg Nags Head Norfolk Ocean City, MD Petersburg Raleigh Roanoke Staunton Virginia Beach Washington Williamsbu­rg Wilmington, NC Forecasts and graphics provided by Forecast: 64/48 80/45/t 56/34/s 70/46 69/45/sh 54/35/pc Saturday. 72/48 72/48/c 58/39/pc 75/51 75/52/sh 60/40/sh AccuWeathe­r, Inc. Washington 80/48 Manassas 79/45 Cape Charles to Chincoteag­ue Today: ©2020 67/51 70/51/sh 60/39/pc 79/50 80/57/c 59/41/sh SSW 8-16 knots, waves 3-6 ft. Water: 52 SW 8-16 knots, waves 3-5 ft. NNE 8-16 knots, waves 2-4 ft. 75/56 70/47/r 57/40/pc 76/53 72/57/pc 61/48/sh Tonight: Tomorrow: Hampton Roads to Windmill Point Today: 78/60 73/64/pc 66/52/sh 83/53 83/57/pc 59/46/sh Culpeper 80/45 70/59 74/39/r 48/31/pc 70/50 68/50/c 53/40/sh Harrisonbu­rg 75/45 80/61 84/61/pc 77/49/sh 82/49 84/55/pc 58/40/sh 82/50 81/52/t 57/40/pc 80/59 85/63/pc 66/45/sh Fredericks­burg 83/48 SSW 10-20 knots, waves 2-4 ft. Water: 50 SW 8-16 knots, waves 2-4 ft. N 8-16 knots, waves 2-4 ft. Hot Springs 64/42 77/55 84/59/c 63/45/sh 77/50 78/55/c 62/42/pc Waynesboro 76/48 Tonight: Tomorrow: 72/52 76/54/pc 55/41/sh 76/47 77/50/t 55/35/pc Charlottes­ville 81/52 81/51 82/57/pc 60/42/sh 79/53 79/55/pc 59/45/sh Heathsvill­e 80/50 BEACH FORECAST 79/50 83/54/c 58/38/sh 74/49 80/48/t 57/38/s Eastern Shore 76/54 81/48 83/48/t 56/37/pc 80/53 85/56/pc 58/44/sh Wind SSW 10-20 knots today. Seas 3-5 feet. Visibility unrestrict­ed. 50 degrees. VIRGINIA BEACH: Lexington 75/52 78/56 82/60/pc 67/45/c 80/59 81/66/pc 75/52/sh Richmond 86/54 Weather(W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thundersto­rms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. WATER TEMP: Lynchburg 80/57 Wind SW 8-16 knots today. Seas 4-7 feet. Visibility generally clear. 55 degrees. Wind SSW 7-14 knots today. Seas 2-4 feet. Visibility unrestrict­ed. 61 degrees. OUTER BANKS: Farmville 83/54 Blacksburg 72/48 Roanoke 78/55 Bluefield 68/44 WATER TEMP: SOUTH CAROLINA: Williamsbu­rg 85/56 Hampton 80/54 Petersburg 84/55 Norton 66/42 Wytheville 70/47 Martinsvil­le 80/56 WATER TEMP: Bristol 70/47 Virginia Beach 79/55 South Hill 82/57 Danville 84/59 Emporia 82/57 TIDES 1st Hi/Lo 2nd Hi/Lo Nags Head 72/57 James River ALMANAC THE NATION Burwell Bay Kingsmill City Point Scotland Puddledock Rich.CityLocks 8:55a/2:49a 9:24a/3:13a 1:09a/7:22a 10:08a/4:01a 1:52a/8:00a 2:02a/8:46a 9:10p/3:28p 9:47p/3:54p 1:44p/8:03p 10:31p/4:38p 2:24p/8:34p 2:29p/9:29p Sun and Moon Today Hi/Lo/W Sat. Hi/Lo/W Today Hi/Lo/W Sat. Hi/Lo/W Today Hi/Lo/W Sat. Hi/Lo/W Sunrise today Sunset tonight Moonrise today Moonset today 7:12 a.m. Richmond Internatio­nal Airport through 6 p.m. yesterday City City City 7:21 p.m. 5:38 a.m. Albuquerqu­e Anchorage Atlanta Atlantic City Augusta, GA Austin Baton Rouge Billings Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Burlington, VT Charleston, SC Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Columbia, SC Columbus Dallas Daytona Beach Denver Des Moines Detroit El Paso Fairbanks Flagstaff Fort Myers Grand Rapids Green Bay Greenville, SC Harrisburg Hartford Honolulu Houston Indianapol­is Jackson, MS Jacksonvil­le 58/42/pc 63/39/pc Kansas City Knoxville Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Louisville Memphis Miami Milwaukee Minneapoli­s Myrtle Beach Nashville New Orleans New York City Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Pensacola Philadelph­ia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland, ME Portland, OR Rapid City St. Louis Sacramento Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco San Juan Savannah Seattle Syracuse Tampa Tulsa 40/25/pc 46/36/pc 77/46/t 54/34/s 3:58 p.m. 38/28/pc 38/24/sn 72/52/r 61/43/pc 68/53/s 73/53/s Temperatur­es 79/60/t 73/52/c 60/50/pc 64/50/pc 70/27/t 43/24/pc New Mar 24 First Apr 1 Full Apr 7 Last Apr 14 High Low Normal high Normal low Record high Record low 82 68/49/c 52/38/s 71/40/r 57/40/pc 58/33/sh 45/20/s 50 Chickahomi­ny River 88/64/pc 84/57/c 63/52/pc 67/50/pc 66/40/pc 62/39/pc 61 Ferry Point Wright Is. 11:39a/5:36a 12:22p/6:13a 11:54p/6:15p ---/6:52p 66/51/r 59/56/t 75/34/sh 49/33/s 31/19/pc 50/26/s 38 84/64/t 73/63/r 88 in 1945 74/42/r 56/42/pc 58/31/pc 46/34/s 17 in 1967 38/27/c 51/29/s York River 84/73/pc 85/70/s 64/41/pc 68/43/pc Today’s Astronomy Note Yorktown West Point 7:44a/1:27a 9:50a/3:48a 8:04p/2:11p 10:05p/4:27p 75/56/t 68/49/c 39/24/c 34/27/pc 52/37/sh 55/38/pc Precipitat­ion Venus is at perihelion today. The point in its orbit when it is closest to the sun. 26/15/s 38/20/s 32/19/pc 37/29/s 68/53/r 59/56/t 24 hours ending 6 p.m. yesterday Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date Last year to date 0.20” 58/35/pc 59/35/s 77/65/pc 75/56/sh 65/55/pc 66/54/pc Pamunkey River 0.39” 65/39/sh 47/26/s 75/42/r 55/39/pc 63/48/pc 66/50/pc Sweet Hall Lester Manor 10:30a/4:22a 12:12a/5:45a 10:40p/4:57p 12:28p/6:16p 2.42” 66/23/r 34/23/s 85/68/t 79/68/t 83/73/pc 82/73/pc 7.57” 64/23/r 34/16/s 75/43/c 51/32/s 86/65/pc 87/63/pc Source: Longway Planetariu­m 8.32” 83/66/pc 84/61/sh Mattaponi River 47/28/pc 56/43/pc 60/40/pc 57/40/s 8.33” 43/25/pc 37/28/pc Wakema Walkerton 11:12a/5:07a 11:38a/6:10a 11:27p/5:46p 11:48p/6:45p 32/22/s 44/31/s 73/24/r 35/20/s Pollen Cooling Degree Days 70/29/sh 44/27/s 89/65/s 88/66/s 86/68/s 84/68/s Grasses Trees Weeds Molds 68/27/r 35/24/pc 80/68/t 80/66/pc 49/30/pc 56/43/pc Index of energy consumptio­n indicating how many degrees the average temperatur­e was above 65 degrees for the day. Mobjack Bay Absent Moderate Absent Low 87/65/pc 82/58/c Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitat­ion. Temperatur­e bands are highs for the day. East River Ent. 7:21a/1:12a 7:36p/1:51p 69/28/r 42/25/s Source: Allergy Partners of Richmond Piankatank River Yesterday Month to date Year to date Normal year to date Last year to date 1 60/41/c 60/52/pc Dixie Jackson Creek 9:12a/3:24a 9:14a/3:14a 9:27p/4:03p 9:29p/3:53p Air Quality Index 2 85/65/pc 85/64/s 2 31/20/pc 44/27/pc Yesterday Today 53 Moderate 0 Rappahanno­ck River 35/23/pc 43/30/s Good 5 Urbanna Wares Wharf Tappahanno­ck 10:28a/4:19a 11:26a/5:32a 12:18p/6:28a 10:43p/4:58p 11:57p/6:12p ---/7:07p 62/23/r 38/21/s Source: Va. Dept. of Environ. Quality 69/48/s 75/47/pc National Extremes UV Index Today 36/21/sf 34/14/sf For the 48 contiguous states. 41/23/c 46/21/pc 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Yeocomico River High: 102 at Zapata, TX Low: -2 at Lake Yellowston­e, WY 88/65/s 88/66/s Lynch Point Kinsale 12:06a/6:10a 12:29a/6:09a 12:29p/6:50p 12:52p/6:49p 3552 45/18/r 37/20/s World Extremes 33/15/sn 33/22/s AccuWeathe­ UV Index™ The higher the number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. Low; Moderate; High; Very High; Extreme. Potomac River 81/59/pc 77/53/sh High: 110 at Dori, Burkina Faso Low: -62 at Summit Station, Greenland 0-2 3-5 11+ 6-7 Coles Point Colonial Beach 12:40a/5:59a 12:53a/7:09a 1:03p/6:39p 1:17p/7:44p 77/40/t 52/28/s 8-10 69/36/sh 50/23/s Temperatur­e Trends 82/68/c 82/71/c Chesapeake Bay West AVERAGE RECORD ACTUAL FORECAST 76/60/t 69/64/t Clifton Beach Gt.Wicomico Dividing Creek Tangier Island 4:33a/10:16a 10:52a/4:31a 10:28a/3:58a 10:32a/4:11a 4:56p/10:56p 11:09p/5:14p 10:45p/4:41p 10:53p/4:57p 65/26/sh 42/27/s 77/57/t 67/56/c 88/64/s 89/64/s THE WORLD Other Va., NC Points Cape Hatteras Henry Fishermans Is. Sandbridge Inlet Duck Pier Hawk Island Island 5:48a/12:13p 6:30a/12:15a 6:56a/12:31a 6:06a/12:28p 6:17a/12:32a 5:59a/12:21p 5:58a/12:23p 5:59a/12:21p 6:47a/12:54a 6:11p/--Cape 6:52p/12:57p 7:13p/1:14p 6:28p/--Oregon 7:03p/1:18p 6:21p/--Kitty 6:20p/--Wallops 6:10p/--Smith 6:58p/1:54p Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat. Athens Baghdad Beijing Berlin Buenos Aires Cancun Hong Kong Jerusalem Johannesbu­rg Kabul Lagos London Madrid Mexico City Moscow Mumbai Nairobi 66/49/s 68/52/s 79/59/pc 78/57/c 78/60/pc 79/58/pc Paris 73/49/pc 69/49/pc 57/43/sh 56/37/c 63/43/c 52/38/c Rio de Janeiro 76/43/pc 68/36/s 91/80/t 92/81/t 87/76/t 79/74/t Rome 48/35/r 44/27/c 49/40/sh 51/38/c 63/43/pc 63/46/c Seoul 78/65/s 78/66/s 62/43/c 54/44/r 57/42/s 64/40/s Sydney 85/74/s 85/73/s 81/54/pc 79/53/pc 93/66/s 73/64/pc Tokyo 76/70/c 76/71/c 43/25/pc 34/20/s 63/47/s 68/50/s Toronto 46/39/pc 49/41/sh 88/75/pc 87/76/pc 63/18/c 35/20/pc Su M Tu W Th F Sa Su M Tu W Th F Sa Su is going OOO OOO

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