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Regional Hourly Observations For WETZEL 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 1200pm EDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 80 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are variable at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable south. central. central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 73 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 WETZEL County,WV
317 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For WETZEL County, WV
Issued at 1158 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 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 AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... 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
Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.740000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:40 EDT Set 20:19 EDT Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 20:46 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky