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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 100pm EDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 30 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and light snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Bluefield.

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 HANCOCK County,WV

402 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, WV
Issued at 1204 PM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Partly cloudy. Highs around 40. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Very cold with lows around 20. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 40. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. East winds around 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 30.

Partly sunny with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then cloudy with rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers likely. Not as cool with lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Considerable cloudiness with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

Considerable cloudiness with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

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 West Virginia
                           W VIRGINIA                                                                     
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
3-6 Day Forecast Map, 5 Day Rainfall Forecast, TWC Jet Stream (80k), Max/Mins (80k)
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

Declination 1.800000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:22 EDT Set 18:42 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:57 EDT Ends 19:07 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

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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