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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE 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 1000pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog south. There is thunder central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Bluefield.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MONROE County,WV

323 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and tonight.

A marginal risk for flash flooding exists across the entire forecast
area, especially this afternoon and tonight. The threat for severe
thunderstorms is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

There is a marginal risk for flash flooding Monday and Tuesday, 
which may persist even into Wednesday as a deep upper low pressure 
area lingers across the Mid- Atlantic region. The threat for severe 
thunderstorms is low through the period.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, WV
Issued at 931 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms late this evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers with thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

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

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Almanac Information

Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.080000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:51 EDT Ends 21:13 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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