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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON 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 900am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 23 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 32 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 23 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 JACKSON County,WV

422 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

An area of low pressure will pass by to the south Friday night into
Sunday. The system could result in snowfall accumulations that would
require winter weather headlines.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
 conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, WV
Issued at 732 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Mostly cloudy this morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northeast after midnight.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 18:40 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:32 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 19:05 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky