Precipitation In Virginia – Information Sources, as of October 2015

If you’re looking for rainfall or other precipitation amounts in Virginia from the heavy rains in late-September/early October 2015, or any other time going forward, following are links to some sources of that kind of information.

National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office’s serving parts of Virginia:
*Baltimore-Washington Forecast Office (in Sterling, Va.), online at http://www.weather.gov/lwx/.
*Blacksburg Forecast Office, http://www.weather.gov/rnk/.
*Charleston, W. Va., online http://www.weather.gov/rlx/.
*Morristown, Tenn., Forecast Office (covering far southwestern Virginia), online at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mrx/.
*Wakefield, Va., Forecast Office, online at http://www.weather.gov/akq/.

NWS Advanced Hydrological Prediction Precipitation (national map, zoom-able to states, showing precipitation amounts for previous 1 day, 7 days, 14 days, 28 days, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days 180 days, and year; maps are available for observed precipitation, amounts above/below normal, and percent or normal).  Online at http://water.weather.gov/precip/.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Southeast Regional Climate Center, located at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (maps of precipitation in southeastern United States for previous 7, 30, 60, and 90 days; maps are available for observed precipitation, amounts above/below normal, and percent or normal.  Online at http://www.sercc.com/climateinfo/precip_maps.

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHaS) Daily Precipitation Map for Virginia, online at http://www.cocorahs.org/Maps/ViewMap.aspx?state=usa.

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