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Regional Hourly Observations For BARBOUR County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 35 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, drizzle central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Parkersburg and Clarksburg. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Lewisburg and Bluefield.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BARBOUR County,WV

247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BARBOUR County, WV
Issued at 632 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of light rain this evening, then a slight chance of light rain or patchy drizzle after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy with patchy drizzle. A slight chance of light rain in the morning, then a chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of drizzle or a slight chance of light rain in the evening, then a chance of drizzle after midnight. Near steady temperature around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs around 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Temperature falling into the mid 40s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

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Almanac Information

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:37 EST Set 17:07 EST
Transit Meridian 12:22 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:08 EST Ends 17:36 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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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