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Regional Hourly Observations For HARRISON County
1000 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

North Central West Virginia
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MORGANTOWN     CLOUDY    56  42  59 S3        29.93F                  
CLARKSBURG     CLOUDY    57  45  64 SW5       29.94F                  
BUCKHANNON     CLOUDY    55  45  67 W9        29.96F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and not available south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to not available. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Parkersburg and Huntington. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Petersburg.


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 HARRISON County,WV

305 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HARRISON County, WV
Issued at 1032 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Showers. Not as cool with lows around 50. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SATURDAY
Patchy drizzle in the morning. Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain showers, mainly in the evening. Much cooler with lows in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Cooler with highs in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 30. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

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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 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.310000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:39 EDT Set 18:41 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:10 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:13 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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