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Portsmouth - West Cradock

  A  TUESDAY: variable cloudiness early to become partly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance for showers & thunderstorms late afternoon | high near 88 | wind: SW 5 to 15 mph

    TUESDAY NIGHT: variable cloudiness with ongoing chances for showers and thunderstorms, diminishing late night | frontal passage | low near 72 | wind: SW early becoming NW generally 10mph & less

A  WEDNESDAY: mostly sunny | high near 85 | wind: N 5 to 15 mph

  WEDNESDAY NIGHT: clear | low near 67 | wind: NE 10 mph & less

  A  THURSDAY: mostly sunny | high near 82 | wind: NE 5 to 15 mph & less

  THURSDAY NIGHT: mostly clear | low near 65 | wind: E to SE less than 10 mph



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ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS (+2.6) &
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL RAIN (-0.31")


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    West Cradock
    Portsmouth, Virginia

    Temperature: 74.0F
    Dew Point: 70.9
    Humidity: 90.0%
    Wind Gust: NW 6 mph
    Barometer: 29.817"
    Hourly Rainfall: 0.00" at 5:09am
    Daily Rainfall: 0.00"


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    Visibilities


    Visibility @ KPVG
    Hampton Roads Executive Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia
    (near Bowers Hill)

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KNGU
    Naval Air Station - Chambers Field - Norfolk, Virginia

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KORF
    Norfolk International Airport - Norfolk, Virginia

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KCPK
    Chesapeake Regional Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia

    7 statute miles




    Temperatures


    Current: 74.0 at 5:09am

    Comfort Level: Comfortable

    Max: 75.1 at 12:00am
    Min: 73.0 at 3:12am
    24-hour Difference: -4.4
    Daily Average: 74.1


    Wind Chill: 74.0 at 5:09am
    Min: 73.0 at 3:12am

    Heat Index: 79.6 at 5:09am
    Max: 81.2 at 12:20am

    Dew Point


    Current: 70.9 at 5:09am


    Max:  73.2 at 12:20am
    Min:  70.9 at 5:03am


    Relative Humidity


    Current: 90.0% at 5:09am

    Max:  97.0% at 2:20am
    Min:  90.0% at 4:56am


    Wind Speed & Direction


    Current max wind speed:
    NW  6 mph | 5:09am


    Max:  10 mph at 4:30am

    Daily Average Direction: 292



    Barometric (Sea Level) Pressure


    Current: 29.817" & Rising
    at 5:09am

    Rate: 0.005" past hour
    24-hour Difference: -0.028"
    Max: 29.819" at 5:08am
    Min: 29.797" at 1:37am
    Average: 29.812"


    Rainfall

    Hourly: 0.00" at 5:09am
    Rain Rate: 0.00" per hour

    Daily: 0.00" thru 5:09am

    Past 24-hours ending 5:09am: 0.02"

    Monthly: 5.10"
    Yearly: 48.00"


    Sun & Moon

     Sunrise: 6:53am  Sunset: 7:09pm

    Moonrise: 4:15pm
    Moonset: 1:38am


    Station Seasonal Snowfall
    2017-2018


    TRACE 12/9/17
    TRACE 12/12/17
    TRACE 12/13/17
    TRACE 12/28/17
    4.0" 1/3/18
    7.0" 1/4/18 [record]
    3.0" 1/17/18 [record]
    TRACE 1/18/18
    0.1" 1/30/18
    TRACE 2/02/18
    2.3" 3/12/18 [record]
    TRACE 3/21/18

    Season-to-date 16.4"



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