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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.


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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 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, WV
Issued at 732 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this evening. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Humid with lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Hot. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
                           W VIRGINIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Almanac Information

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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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

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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)


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