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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDY County
200 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018

EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MARTINSBURG    MOCLDY    71  69  93 CALM      29.87F                  
PETERSBURG*    MOCLDY    67  66  99 CALM      29.89S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Monday July 23, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fog central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Visibility is less than one mile central. Winds are variable at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Morgantown. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Elkins.


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 HARDY County,WV

1015 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through 5 AM Monday Morning for 
much of the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan area. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Scattered to numerous incidents of flooding are likely Monday 
into Wednesday. Flash Flood Watches will likely be required.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HARDY County, WV
Issued at 130 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Wind chill values as low as 120 below.

MONDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the evening, then widespread showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent. Wind chill values as low as 120 below.

TUESDAY
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Wind chill values as low as 120 below.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Wind chill values as low as 120 below.

WEDNESDAY
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. 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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 19.870000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:43 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:52 EDT Ends 21:12 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 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
...1923...
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)


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