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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 1200am EDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Huntington. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Elkins.


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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

346 AM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms may develop, mainly this
afternoon and last into the evening hours. The stronger storms may
produce locally heavy downpours and gusty winds. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Mainly afternoon thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday may produce 
locally heavy downpours and gusty winds. Any slow moving 
thunderstorms will have the potential to produce isolated flooding.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, WV
Issued at 1032 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Humid with lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Hot with highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Hot. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the lower 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 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 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      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)
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Almanac Information

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:15 EDT Set 20:48 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:46 EDT Ends 21:17 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 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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