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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
528 AM MST SAT MAR 8 2014
.AVIATION...WESTERLY SURFACE WINDS MAY HAVE PUSHED THE FOG EAST OF
THE AREA AIPORTS AND MAY STAY THAT WAY. HOWEVER...WITH SUCH LIGHT
WINDS AND SMALL DEWPOINT DEPRESSIONS...CANNOT SAY WE'RE FREE AND
CLEAR OF ANY FOG...ESPECIALLY AT KDEN. FOR NOW WILL ONLY HAVE FOG
IN TEMPO GROUP AND ONLY GOING DOWN TO 1SM VIS FOR KDEN. HAVE
GOTTEN RID OF MVFR CONDITIONS MID MORNING. UNLIMITED CEILINGS BY
17Z WITH VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VERY LIGHT
SOUTHERLY WINDS TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE DAY WITH WEST-SOUTHWESTERLY
WINDS TONIGHT...GUSTY AT TIMES NEAR KBJC.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary Current Surface Map, Hourly Obs., [2nd Source TWC]
BACA County, Colorado Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory
Ag. Weather Forecast Parameter Maps: Spraying Conditions , Dewpoint Temperatures, Livestock Heat Stress
Regional Hourly Observations For BACA County
1100 AM MST SAT MAR 08 2014
...PIKES PEAK/PALMER DIVIDE AND SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS...
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
COLO. SPRINGS MOSUNNY 42 26 53 N18 30.31R
A. F. ACADEMY SUNNY 37 26 65 NE10 30.30R
ELLICOTT NOT AVBL
FALCON SUNNY 36 27 69 N10 30.32R
FORT CARSON SUNNY 43 23 45 N15G21 30.29R
LIMON SUNNY 39 33 79 NW12 30.30S
MONUMENT HILL SUNNY 34 27 75 NW6 30.30R WCI 29
TRINIDAD MOSUNNY 38 29 70 NW8 30.31R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Colorado
Based on observations at 1100am MST, Saturday March 08, 2014
Across Colorado...temperatures are near 49 degrees west, near 43 degrees central, and near 40 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the east at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at GRAND JUNCTION. The lowest temperature is 14 degrees at WOLF CREEK PAS.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BACA County,CO
916 AM MST SAT MAR 8 2014
DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF BENEFICIAL
PRECIPITATION INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING
SNOW MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
7-Day Forecast For BACA County, CO
903 AM MST SAT MAR 8 2014
REST OF TODAY
SUNNY. HIGHS 31 TO 41. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 26. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SUNNY. HIGHS 46 TO 59. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 34. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 48 TO 61. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21 TO 31.
CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 33 TO 46. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13 TO 20.
CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 29 TO 41.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 22.
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 36 TO 49.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20 TO 27.
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 36 TO 49.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Colorado
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 13-17 MAR 15-21 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Normal Below Above Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MARCH 8TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
On Fishers Island in Long Island Sound, 1200 sheep were discovered to have
been buried under a snow drift for four weeks. When finally uncovered, one
hundred sheep were still alive. (The Weather Channel)
The town of Brinkley AR was struck by a tornado which killed 49 persons and
caused 600,000 dollars damage. The tornado, which was two-thirds of a mile
in width, destroyed 860 buildings. Entire families were killed as houses
were completely swept away by the tornado. Tornadoes killed 64 persons and
injured 671 others in Dallas and Monroe counties during the Arkansas
tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum)
A snowstorm dropped 10 to 20 inches of new snow across Vermont to raise snow
depths to record levels. 116 inches was measured on the ground on top of Mount
Mansfield, the second highest snow depth ever recorded on the mountain up to the
time. The town of Orange measured 88 inches on the ground for a new state low
elevation snow depth record.
A freak "thunder snowstorm" produced high winds, vivid lightning, and up to
seven inches of snow in the northern suburbs of Washington D.C. (Sandra and
TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
A record 24 hour temperature fall began at Detroit, Michigan. It started at
1:00 PM EST with a temperature of 74 degrees and a cold front pushed through
which brought the temperature down to 23 degrees at 1:00 PM EST on the 9th. The
total temperature fall for the
24 hour period was 51 degrees.
In the first 8 days of March, Las Vegas, Nevada recorded 1.87 inches of rain.
This set a new monthly record for rainfall in March. The
previous record was 1.83 inches set in 1973.
A major snowstorm buried sections of Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas. Ozark
Beach, Missouri recorded 19 inches of snow, while Harrison, Arkansas checked in
with 18 inches. Tulsa, Oklahoma had 12.9 of snow, for its greatest single storm
Elkins, West Virginia received 2.1 inches of snow on this day to bring its
seasonal snowfall to 125.8 inches -- its snowiest winter on
...1998...Nickel sized hail was reported in Franklin (Simpson County), Scottsville
(Allen County), and Settle (Allen County), Kentucky. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky