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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
200 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
SOUTHERN COAST
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEAUFORT       CLOUDY    56  51  84 N12       29.92F                  
CEDAR ISLAND     N/A     61 N/A N/A N20G26    29.97S                  
JACKSONVILLE   PTCLDY    53  49  86 N6        29.94S                  
PINEY ISLAND   MOCLDY    63  49  60 NE15G23   29.93F                  
WILMINGTON     CLEAR     53  51  93 NE10      29.92F                  


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Friday October 31, 2014
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 39 degrees west, near 45 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, partly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph with gusts at 20 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 60 degrees at Cape Hatteras. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Asheville.


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 CARTERET County,NC
826 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
BRINGING THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES THUS FAR THIS SEASON DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES INLAND MAY REACH NEAR FREEZING BOTH
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE GREATER POTENTIAL FOR
FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED TO BE SUNDAY
NIGHT AS WINDS DIMINISH.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE COAST LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARTERET County, NC
Issued at 1237 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
REST OF TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VERY WINDY WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
SUNDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SUNDAY NIGHT
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
MONDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For North Carolina
                           N CAROLINA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 NOV 5-NOV 9 NOV 7-NOV 13   NOV        NOV-JAN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  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

Almanac Information
Friday October 31, 2014 the 304th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -14.390000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 17:19 EDT
Transit Meridian 11:57 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:10 EDT Ends 17:45 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
///////////////////////////
OCTOBER 31ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1846...
Eighty-seven pioneers were trapped by early snows in the Sierra Nevada
Mountains that piled five feet deep, with 30 to 40 foot drifts. Just 47
persons survived the "Donner Pass Tragedy". (The Weather Channel)
...1950...
Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. for Halloween. The
temperature soared to 83 degrees at Minneapolis MN, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the season. (The Weather Channel)
...1965...
Fort Lauderdale FL was deluged with 13.81 inches of rain, which brought
their rainfall total for the month of October to an all-time record of
42.43 inches. (30th-31st) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Halloween was a wet one in the southwestern U.S. Heavy rain in southern
California resulted in numerous mudslides. Weather-related auto accidents
resulted in three deaths and twenty-five injuries. Mount Wilson CA received
3.14 inches of rain in 24 hours. Yakima WA reported measurable rainfall for
the first time since the 18th of July. The 103 day long dry spell was their
longest of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-two cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. The low of 19 degrees at Cleveland OH was a record for
October, and morning lows of 21 degrees at Allentown PA and Bridgeport CT
tied October records. Nine cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record
high temperatures for the date, including Phoenix AZ with a reading of 96
degrees. Showers made Halloween a soggy one in the southeastern U.S. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Halloween night was a soggy one in New England. Showers in the northeastern
U.S. produced more than an inch and a half of rain in six hours at some
locations. An invasion of cold arctic air brought an abrupt end to a week
of "Indian Summer" type weather in the Great Lakes Region, and brought snow
and subzero wind chill readings to the Northern Plains. In Colorado,
Alamosa was the cold spot in the nation with a record low of two degrees
above zero, and a Halloween night storm brought 3 to 6 inches of snow to
the Front Range, and 5 to 10 inches to the nearby foothills. Icy streets
around Denver the next morning made for a rather spooky commute. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
 
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