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Regional Hourly Observations For MONONGALIA County
800 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018

North Central West Virginia
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MORGANTOWN     MOCLDY    42  38  85 NW3       30.27R                  
CLARKSBURG     FAIR      43  39  86 CALM      30.26R                  
BUCKHANNON     CLOUDY    45  43  93 VRB3      30.26R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 45 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and fog south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile south. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Petersburg and Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Wheeling.


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 MONONGALIA County
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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 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal                                            

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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:36 EDT Set 18:45 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:10 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:10 EDT Ends 19:11 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 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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