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ON THE WEATHER MAP... A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL TRACK ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA TODAY BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA. SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A BREAK FROM THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR MOST OF THE AREA ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A DEGREE OR TWO BELOW NORMAL THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS NEAR NORMAL.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CHESTER County
100 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018


...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       MOCLDY    72  69  90 SW6       30.08F                  
LIBERTY        CLOUDY    69  69 100 CALM      30.08F                  
SPARTANBURG    FAIR      70  66  88 SW3       30.08F                  
CLEMSON        CLOUDY    70  69  97 CALM      30.09F                  
GREENVILLE     CLOUDY    73  70  90 S6        30.10F                  
GREENWOOD      LGT RAIN  70  70 100 S8        30.10F FOG              
GREER          FAIR      71  69  93 SW7       30.09F                  
ROCK HILL      FAIR      70  68  93 SW6       30.08F                  
CHESTER        FAIR      70  68  94 CALM      30.09F                  
LAURENS        FAIR      70  68  94 SW5       30.09S                  


...CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA APT   FAIR      73  71  93 S5        30.08F                  
COLUMBIA OWENS FAIR      72  69  90 S3        30.09F                  
MCENTIRE ANGB  FAIR      70  70 100 S3        30.09F                  
ORANGEBURG     FAIR      70  68  93 S6        30.10F                  
SUMTER SHAW    FAIR      71  68  90 S5        30.07F                  
NEWBERRY       FAIR      70  70 100 S3        30.12S                  
AIKEN          CLOUDY    70  68  94 S13       30.14R                  
BARNWELL       CLOUDY    72  70  94 CALM      30.10S                  
MANNING        FAIR      70  66  88 SW6       30.10F                  
CAMDEN         FAIR      70  68  94 MISG      30.09F                  
LANCASTER      FAIR      72  72 100 S6        30.09F                  
WINNSBORO      FAIR      70  68  94 S7        30.09S                  


...EASTERN AND COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MYRTLE BEACH   FAIR      73  70  90 SW5       30.12F                  
N MYRTLE BCH   FAIR      74  71  91 SW10      30.10F                  
CONWAY         FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      30.11F                  
MARION         FAIR      72  68  88 S7        30.10F                  
HARTSVILLE     FAIR      68  64  88 CALM      30.08F                  
FLORENCE       FAIR      72  69  90 S6        30.09F                  
DARLINGTON       N/A     71  69  93 S7        30.09F                  
CHARLESTON APT FAIR      72  70  93 S3        30.10F                  
MOUNT PLEASANT FAIR      73  72  94 CALM      30.11S                  
WALTERBORO     FAIR      70  68  94 CALM      30.11F                  
BEAUFORT       FAIR      75  73  93 S3        30.10                   


...EASTERN GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA BUSH F RAIN      70  68  93 CALM      30.09F FOG              
AUGUSTA DANIEL RAIN      70  68  93 S3        30.11S                  
THOMSON        FAIR      68  67  98 CALM      30.15F                  
CLAXTON        FAIR      72  71  97 CALM      30.09F                  
SYLVANIA       MOCLDY    72  72  99 CALM      30.10F                  
STATESBORO     FAIR      71  70  96 CALM      30.09S                  
SAVANNAH       FAIR      73  71  93 S5        30.10F                  


...SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      MOCLDY    72  68  87 SW6       30.08F                  
MONROE         FAIR      70  67  90 SW7       30.08F                  
WADESBORO      FAIR      71  65  83 S3        30.08S                  
ROCKINGHAM     FAIR      70  67  92 CALM      30.08F                  
ASHEVILLE      FAIR      67  63  87 SE5       30.13F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Carolina
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across South Carolina...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Beaufort. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Rock Hill, Orangeburg, McEntire Air National Guard Base, and Greenwood.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHESTER County,SC

1013 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Scattered to numerous showers will continue across the western
Carolinas and northeast Georgia into at least the early overnight
hours. A stray rumble of thunder and associated cloud-to-ground 
lightning strikes cannot be ruled out, especially in and near the
mountains. However, the primary hazard will be locally heavy 
rainfall and the potential for isolated flooding of low-lying and 
poor drainage areas. The coverage of the showers should steadily 
dissipate through the early morning hours.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

 .Wednesday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Thursday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Friday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Saturday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Sunday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Monday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

None.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHESTER County, SC
Issued at 1108 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For South Carolina
                           S CAROLINA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.760000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:17 EDT Set 20:25 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 20:52 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky