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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 1000am EST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across West Virginia...temperatures are near 30 degrees north, near 32 degrees central, and near 25 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 20 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Martinsburg. The lowest temperature is 25 degrees at Bluefield.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WETZEL County,WV

440 AM EST Fri Nov 16 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  

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 1027 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Cloudy with patchy drizzle and freezing drizzle. Highs in the upper 30s. Cold. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

TONIGHT
Considerable cloudiness. Patchy drizzle in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

SUNDAY
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds, becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of rain showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Cold with highs around 40. Chance of snow 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Cold with highs around 40.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mainly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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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 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      Above     Normal                      

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Almanac Information

Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.960000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:09 EST Set 17:12 EST
Transit Meridian 12:10 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:41 EST Ends 17:39 EST

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

NOVEMBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1927...
Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
...1958...
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1959...
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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