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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 SPARTANBURG County
600 AM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018


...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       FAIR      73  67  81 N5        30.00R                  
LIBERTY        FAIR      71  70  96 NE6       30.01S                  
SPARTANBURG    FAIR      70  68  94 CALM      30.02S                  
CLEMSON        FAIR      72  68  87 NE7       30.02R                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      72  68  87 N10       30.03S                  
GREENWOOD      FAIR      71  69  93 NE5       30.00S                  
GREER          FAIR      71  68  90 N6        30.03R                  
ROCK HILL      FAIR      70  68  93 CALM      30.03S                  
CHESTER        FAIR      68  68 100 NE6       30.02S                  
LAURENS        CLOUDY    70  68  94 NE6       30.00S                  


...CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA APT   LGT RAIN  77  72  84 NE6       29.96S                  
COLUMBIA OWENS CLOUDY    77  68  73 E3        29.97S                  
MCENTIRE ANGB  CLOUDY    74  70  88 E7        29.97S                  
ORANGEBURG     CLOUDY    73  69  87 E6        29.95S                  
SUMTER SHAW    MOCLDY    75  70  83 E9        29.95F                  
NEWBERRY       PTSUNNY   72  70  94 E5        30.02S                  
AIKEN          CLOUDY    70  70 100 NE9       30.00S                  
BARNWELL       RAIN      73  73 100 NE9       29.93F                  
MANNING        PTSUNNY   70  68  94 E5        29.96F                  
CAMDEN         CLOUDY    73  70  88 NE6       29.99F                  
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    72  72 100 NE6       30.02S                  
WINNSBORO      CLOUDY    73  70  88 NE6       29.99F                  


...EASTERN AND COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MYRTLE BEACH   RAIN      75  71  87 NE9       29.99S                  
N MYRTLE BCH   LGT RAIN  75  73  93 NE7       29.97S                  
CONWAY         RAIN      72  72 100 NE3       29.99S                  
MARION         FAIR      72  70  94 NE6       30.00R                  
HARTSVILLE     PTSUNNY   72  70  94 NE8       30.00F                  
FLORENCE       MOCLDY    75  71  87 E7        30.00S                  
DARLINGTON     CLOUDY    73  70  90 NE7       30.01S                  
CHARLESTON APT TSTM      76  75  97 E13       29.95R FOG              
WALTERBORO     RAIN      73  73 100 E10       29.94S                  
BEAUFORT       CLOUDY    77  77 100 E3        29.92                   


...EASTERN GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA BUSH F CLOUDY    74  73  97 NE8       29.93S                  
AUGUSTA DANIEL CLOUDY    75  73  93 NE9       29.96R                  
THOMSON        CLOUDY    75  72  92 SE7       30.00S                  
CLAXTON        CLOUDY    77  76  97 CALM      29.91F                  
SYLVANIA       RAIN      76  76 100 CALM      29.92S                  
STATESBORO     CLOUDY    75  74  96 CALM      29.91S                  
SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    76  75  97 CALM      29.92                   


...SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      FAIR      74  69  85 E10       30.04S                  
MONROE         FAIR      70  65  84 E5        30.03R                  
WADESBORO      FAIR      67  64  89 CALM      30.04R                  
ROCKINGHAM     FAIR      71  69  93 E7        30.03S                  
ASHEVILLE      CLOUDY    67  65  93 CALM      30.10R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Carolina
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across South Carolina...temperatures are near 72 degrees west, near 77 degrees central, and near 76 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, light rain central, and thunderstorms east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the north at 10 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the east at 13 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and thunderstorms. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Columbia Owens Field, Columbia Airport, and Beaufort. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Rock Hill.


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 SPARTANBURG County,SC

514 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

 .Saturday  Severe weather possible. The environment is expected to
support numerous thunderstorms across the region Saturday afternoon
and evening. Storms will have the potential to produce damaging wind
gusts, large hail, and locally heavy rainfall.
 .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.
 .Wednesday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Thursday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

None.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SPARTANBURG County, SC
Issued at 407 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
Partly sunny this morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:27 EDT Set 20:33 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 21:00 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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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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