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Regional Hourly Observations For OHIO County
800 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018

Northern Panhandle of West Virginia
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
WHEELING       FAIR      75  63  66 SE8       29.90F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, thunderstorms central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are variable at 5 mph with gusts at 17 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Huntington and Charleston.


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

413 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For OHIO County, WV
Issued at 713 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

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

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

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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 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:18 EDT Set 20:45 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:49 EDT Ends 21:14 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 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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