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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
600 AM EDT FRI JUL 03 2015
SOUTHERN COAST
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEAUFORT       PTCLDY    75  69  81 W16       29.95S                  
CEDAR ISLAND     N/A     73 N/A N/A SW8G15    29.97S                  
JACKSONVILLE   CLOUDY    71  68  90 SW7       29.96S                  
PINEY ISLAND   MOSUNNY  N/A N/A N/A SW13      29.94R                  
WILMINGTON     CLOUDY    72  69  90 SW6       29.97S                  


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Friday July 03, 2015
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 64 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 76 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 8 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Cape Hatteras. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Jefferson.


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
456 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL, VERY HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.

 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 322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015
TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS MORNING
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
TONIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. BREEZY WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
INDEPENDENCE DAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY WITH LOWS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
WEDNESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
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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 
                    JUL 8-12    JUL 10-16   JUL        JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below      Above      Below                      

....  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 July 03, 2015 the 184th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 22.900000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:03 EDT Set 20:34 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:18 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:34 EDT Ends 21:02 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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JULY 3RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The "Dog Days" traditionally begin this day of the year. The hot weather
period received its name from Sirius, the brightest visible star in the sky
and known as the dog star. Sirius rises in the east at the same time as the
sun this time of the year. (The Weather Channel)
...1966...
The northeastern U.S. was in the midst of a sweltering heat wave. The
temperature at Philadelphia reached 104 degrees. Afternoon highs of 102
degrees at Hartford CT, 105 degrees at Allentown PA, and 107 degrees at
LaGuardia Airport in New York City established all-time records for those
two locations. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Lightning struck and killed three men playing golf on a course near
Kingsport TN. The three men had sought shelter from the rain under a tall
tree on a small hill. Showers and thunderstorms produced heavy rain in New
Jersey, with 5.2 inches reported at Trenton State College. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms around Fort Worth TX produced wind gusts to 76 mph at
Burleson, along with two inches of rain in thirty minutes. The record low
of 46 degrees at Youngstown OH was their sixth in a row. (The National
Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain in the eastern U.S.
Bowling Green KY was soaked with 4.99 inches of rain during the morning
hours, and up to ten inches of rain deluged Oconee County SC. The
temperature at Alamosa CO soared to a record warm reading of 91 degrees,
following a record low of 35 degrees the previous day. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
 
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