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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK 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 1200am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 42 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 34 degrees at Elkins.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HANCOCK County,WV

310 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, WV
Issued at 1204 AM EDT Wed Oct 24 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

TODAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Cool with highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mainly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Cool with highs in the upper 40s. North winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Cool with highs in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Cool with highs in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Considerable cloudiness with a 50 percent chance of showers. Cool with highs in the upper 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Cool with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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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 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

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Almanac Information

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.070000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:09 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EDT Ends 19:01 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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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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