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Regional Hourly Observations For MASON 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 600pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 52 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 8 mph with gusts at 26 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Martinsburg and Huntington. The lowest temperature is 51 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County,WV
410 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018 DAY ONE Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For MASON County, WV
Issued at 532 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
W VIRGINIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy3-6 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.670000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:40 EDT Set 18:40 EDT Transit Meridian 13:10 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:14 EDT Ends 19:06 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky