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Synopsis...
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
1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018


...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       CLOUDY    57  55  93 NE7       30.38R                  
LIBERTY        MOCLDY    54  54 100 NE3       30.38R                  
SPARTANBURG    CLOUDY    54  52  94 CALM      30.40R FOG              
CLEMSON        CLOUDY    55  54  96 NE5       30.39R                  
GREENVILLE     CLOUDY    54  54 100 E6        30.39S FOG              
GREENWOOD      CLOUDY    56  56 100 NE7       30.39R FOG              
GREER          CLOUDY    53  53 100 NE5       30.40R FOG              
ROCK HILL      FOG       53  53 100 CALM      30.41S VSB 3/4          
CHESTER        FOG       52  52 100 NE5       30.41S VSB 1/2          
LAURENS        FOG       54  54 100 NE6       30.40R VSB 1/2          


...CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA APT   FAIR      65  61  87 E7        30.37R                  
COLUMBIA OWENS FAIR      64  59  83 CALM      30.38R                  
MCENTIRE ANGB  FAIR      61  59  93 E6        30.38R                  
ORANGEBURG     FAIR      61  58  90 CALM      30.37R                  
SUMTER SHAW    CLOUDY    60  57  90 NE5       30.37R                  
NEWBERRY       FAIR      55  55 100 NE6       30.42R                  
AIKEN          FAIR      63  61  94 E6        30.39R                  
BARNWELL         N/A     68  66  94 SE6       30.36R                  
MANNING        FAIR      61  46  59 MISG      30.39R                  
CAMDEN         MOCLDY    57  55  94 CALM      30.40R                  
LANCASTER      MOCLDY    54  54 100 NE6       30.41R                  
WINNSBORO      CLOUDY    61  57  88 E6        30.39R                  


...EASTERN AND COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MYRTLE BEACH   FAIR      60  59  96 SE3       30.42R                  
N MYRTLE BCH   MOCLDY    62  61  96 E5        30.40S                  
CONWAY         FAIR      59  59 100 CALM      30.41R FOG              
MARION         CLOUDY    59  57  94 NE3       30.40S                  
HARTSVILLE     CLOUDY    55  54  94 NE5       30.40S                  
FLORENCE       CLOUDY    59  56  89 NE6       30.41R                  
DARLINGTON     CLOUDY    58  56  93 E6        30.41R                  
CHARLESTON APT MOCLDY    65  63  93 SE5       30.38S FOG              
MOUNT PLEASANT CLOUDY    63  63 100 CALM      30.39S FOG              
WALTERBORO     FAIR      63  63 100 SE3       30.38F                  
BEAUFORT       MOCLDY    64  64 100 CALM      30.38                   


...EASTERN GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA BUSH F FAIR      63  61  93 SE5       30.34R                  
AUGUSTA DANIEL FAIR      68  62  81 SE6       30.35R                  
THOMSON        CLOUDY    60  58  93 CALM      30.40R                  
WASHINGTON     FAIR      57  55  94 N3        30.35R                  
CLAXTON        FAIR      67  65  94 E3        30.35S                  
SYLVANIA       FAIR      66  65  96 SE3       30.37R                  
STATESBORO     FAIR      67  62  84 CALM      30.36R                  
SAVANNAH       FAIR      63  62  97 E3        30.37R FOG              


...SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      FOG       54  54 100 NE5       30.42R VSB 1/2          
MONROE         FOG       52  52 100 VRB3      30.40R VSB 1/2          
WADESBORO      FOG       52  51  95 CALM      30.42R VSB 1/4          
ROCKINGHAM     CLOUDY    53  53 100 NE3       30.41S FOG              
RUTHERFORDTON  FOG       52  52 100 CALM      30.41S VSB 1            
ASHEVILLE      CLOUDY    53  52  96 S5        30.39S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Carolina
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across South Carolina...temperatures are near 54 degrees west, near 65 degrees central, and near 65 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, fair central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. There is patchy fog west and east. Winds are from the east at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Columbia Airport and Charleston. The lowest temperature is 53 degrees at Rock Hill and Greer.


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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHESTER County,SC

1002 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Areas of fog will develop overnight and persist into Tuesday 
morning. The fog could become dense in some locations, with 
visibility locally reduced to less than one-quarter mile at times.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

 .Tuesday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .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.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

None.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHESTER County, SC
Issued at 1024 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Near steady temperatures in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Patchy dense fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

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                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

....  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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:04 EST Set 18:12 EST
Transit Meridian 12:37 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EST Ends 18:37 EST

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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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