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Regional Hourly Observations For CHESTER County
200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017

ANDERSON       CLEAR     41  21  44 W13       29.77F                  
LIBERTY        SUNNY     38  19  46 SW12G17   29.73F WCI  31          
SPARTANBURG    CLEAR     36  16  44 SW5       29.73S WCI  32          
CLEMSON        CLEAR     38  20  48 SW8       29.76F WCI  32          
GREENVILLE     CLEAR     40  18  41 SW9       29.73F WCI  34          
GREENWOOD      CLEAR     37  20  50 SW12      29.81F WCI  29          
GREER          CLEAR     38  19  46 SW14      29.72F WCI  30          
ROCK HILL      CLEAR     38  19  46 SW10      29.73F WCI  31          
CHESTER        SUNNY     36  18  48 SW6       29.75F WCI  31          
LAURENS        SUNNY     39  21  48 SW9       29.77F WCI  33          

COLUMBIA APT   CLEAR     38  23  55 SW8       29.82F WCI  32          
COLUMBIA OWENS CLEAR     40  19  43 W3        29.83F                  
MCENTIRE ANGB  CLEAR     40  20  43 SW10      29.82S WCI  34          
ORANGEBURG     CLEAR     35  25  66 SW8       29.86S WCI  29          
SUMTER SHAW    CLEAR     44  19  37 SW23      29.79F                  
NEWBERRY       SUNNY     37  21  52 SW14G21   29.81F WCI  29          
AIKEN          FAIR      36  21  55 SW5       29.87S WCI  32          
BARNWELL         N/A     41  23  48 SW6       29.87S                  
MANNING        FAIR      45 -15   8 MISG      29.85S                  
CAMDEN         CLOUDY    41  18  38 SW9G18    29.79S                  
LANCASTER      SUNNY     39  16  38 SW13      29.76S WCI  32          
WINNSBORO      SUNNY     41  19  42 SW12G20   29.78S                  

MYRTLE BEACH   CLEAR     44  25  47 SW14G20   29.86S                  
N MYRTLE BCH   CLEAR     45  25  45 SW15G23   29.83F                  
CONWAY         FAIR      37  28  70 SW6       29.84S WCI  33          
MARION         FAIR      41  23  48 SW9G16    29.81S                  
HARTSVILLE     FAIR      37  19  48 SW7       29.78S WCI  32          
FLORENCE       CLEAR     39  24  55 SW9       29.80F WCI  33          
DARLINGTON     CLEAR     38  23  55 SW12      29.78F WCI  30          
CHARLESTON APT CLEAR     41  28  60 SW8       29.90S                  
MOUNT PLEASANT FAIR      45  30  57 SW9       29.90R                  
WALTERBORO     SUNNY     37  27  65 SW7       29.90S WCI  32          
BEAUFORT       CLEAR     42  30  62 SW8       29.91S                  

AUGUSTA BUSH F CLEAR     42  22  44 SW8       29.86F                  
AUGUSTA DANIEL CLEAR     45  22  40 SW6       29.85F                  
THOMSON        CLEAR     40  21  47 W7        29.90S WCI  35          
WASHINGTON     FAIR      37  21  52 W7        29.83F WCI  32          
CLAXTON        FAIR      40  32  73 CALM      29.93S                  
SYLVANIA       SUNNY     42  27  57 W5        29.91R                  
STATESBORO     CLEAR     44  21  40 W8        29.92R                  
SAVANNAH       CLEAR     42  28  57 SW10      29.94R                  

CHARLOTTE      PTCLDY    39  17  41 SW8       29.72S WCI  33          
MONROE         CLEAR     39  19  44 SW12      29.72S WCI  32          
WADESBORO      SUNNY     36  18  48 CALM      29.75S                  
ASHEVILLE      CLEAR     37  20  50 CALM      29.68F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Carolina
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across South Carolina...temperatures are near 40 degrees west, near 38 degrees central, and near 41 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees west. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees central. Winds are from the southwest at 8 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 45 degrees at North Myrtle Beach. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Orangeburg.

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

305 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

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



NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CHESTER County, SC
Issued at 1234 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

Partly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around 5 mph, becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny with a chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:22 EST Set 17:16 EST
Transit Meridian 12:19 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:55 EST Ends 17:43 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

Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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