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Regional Hourly Observations For MARION County
100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018

EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MARTINSBURG    LGT RAIN  81  71  71 W6        29.86F                  
PETERSBURG*    CLOUDY    77  73  85 CALM      29.91S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 82 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Huntington. The lowest temperature is 70 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 MARION County,WV

305 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

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 MARION County, WV
Issued at 1251 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms with isolated showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TONIGHT
Mainly clear. Less humid with lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mainly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 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 22-26    JUL 24-30    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.030000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 20:47 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:46 EDT Ends 21:16 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


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