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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 100am EDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 65 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 61 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 calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Bluefield and Beckley.


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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

829 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
 conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WETZEL County, WV
Issued at 1203 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Warm. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

TODAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mainly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Warm with highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mainly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast after midnight.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mainly clear. Warm with lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warm with highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warm with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Warm with highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Warm with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warm with lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For West Virginia
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Almanac Information

Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.760000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:08 EDT Set 20:37 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:39 EDT Ends 21:06 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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