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Regional Hourly Observations For OHIO County
500 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018
Northern Panhandle of West Virginia CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS WHEELING FAIR 35 28 75 W6 30.40S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018
Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are variable at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 34 degrees at Parkersburg and 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 OHIO County,WV
405 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018 FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNINGThis Hazardous Weather Outlook is for western Maryland, east central Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania, southwest Pennsylvania, west central Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and northern panhandle of West Virginia. DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. Freeze Warning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For OHIO County, WV
Issued at 321 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 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 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Normal 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
Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -9.950000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:38 EDT Set 18:43 EDT Transit Meridian 13:10 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:12 EDT Ends 19:08 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 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1906... A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the Florida Keys. (David Ludlum) ...1910... Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty ships were grounded. (The Weather Channel) ...1930... A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80 degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
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