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Regional Hourly Observations For NICHOLAS 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 500pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph with gusts at 24 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Huntington. The lowest temperature is 33 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For NICHOLAS County
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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 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Almanac Information

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 18:40 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:32 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 19:05 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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