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Regional Hourly Observations For RALEIGH County
900 AM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

Southern West Virginia
BECKLEY        CLOUDY    25  21  85 NW9       30.09R                  
LOGAN          FAIR      28  27  93 CALM      30.16R                  
BLUEFIELD      CLOUDY    23  18  81 NW9       30.08R                  
LEWISBURG      FAIR      27  19  73 W3        30.07R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in West Virginia
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 23 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 32 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Bluefield.

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 RALEIGH County
Hazardous report currently not available
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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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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