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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE 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 EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018
Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Charleston. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Beckley.
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 BOONE County,WV
346 AM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms may develop, mainly this afternoon and last into the evening hours. The stronger storms may produce locally heavy downpours and gusty winds. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday. Mainly afternoon thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday may produce locally heavy downpours and gusty winds. Any slow moving thunderstorms will have the potential to produce isolated flooding. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, WV
Issued at 732 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
W VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy3-6 Day Forecast Map, 5 Day Rainfall Forecast, TWC Jet Stream (80k), Max/Mins (80k)
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Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.370000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:14 EDT Set 20:48 EDT Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:45 EDT Ends 21:18 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
//////////////////////////// JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1916... A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22 inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum) ...1954... The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S. Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July. Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky