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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
600 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
SOUTHERN COAST
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEAUFORT       CLOUDY    50  49  96 N10       30.06R FOG              
CEDAR ISLAND     N/A     50 N/A N/A N12G26    30.09S                  
JACKSONVILLE   LGT RAIN  45  43  93 N9        30.06S FOG              
PINEY ISLAND   CLOUDY   N/A N/A N/A MISG      30.06R                  
WILMINGTON     CLOUDY    44  43  96 N9        30.04F FOG              


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 500am EST, Monday December 22, 2014
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 39 degrees west, near 36 degrees central, and near 50 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light rain central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. There is patchy fog across the state. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. The wind chill is near 30 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 9 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Cape Hatteras and Beaufort. The lowest temperature is 33 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
408 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A VERY WARM AND MOIST AIRMASS WILL OVERSPREAD EASTERN NC LATE LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THERE
IS A SMALL POSSIBILITY THAT A STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM MAY
DEVELOP  WITH THE PRIMARY THREATS STRONG DAMAGING WINDS OR AN
ISOLATED TORNADO.

 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 413 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
TODAY
RAIN
MAINLY EARLY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.
TONIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TUESDAY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 60. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
TUESDAY NIGHT
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
CHRISTMAS DAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
FRIDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
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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 
               DEC 27-DEC 31 DEC 29-JAN 4   JAN        JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     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
Monday December 22, 2014 the 356th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.420000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:21 EST Set 17:05 EST
Transit Meridian 12:12 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:53 EST Ends 17:33 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
DECEMBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The second of triple December storms hit the northeastern U.S. The storm
produced 25 inches of snow at Gettysburg PA, and gales in New England, but
only produced light snow along the coast. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Holiday travel was paralyzed over extreme northeastern Kansas, and adjacent
parts of Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. The storm produced 5 to 15 inches of
snow, with drifts up to ten feet high. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
On the first day of winter 75 cities reported record low temperatures for
the date, with twelve of those cities reporting record low temperatures for
the month as a whole. The mercury plunged to 51 degrees below zero at
Wisdom MT, and Waco TX set an all-time record low a reading of 12 above
zero. (The National Weather Summary)
...1987...
The first day of winter was a relatively tranquil one for much of the
nation, but heralded a winter storm in the Central Rockies. The storm
produced 40 inches of snow at the top of the Pomerelle Ski Resort, south of
Burley ID, the heaviest snow of record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds prevailed in the foothills of Wyoming and Colorado. Winds
gusted to 123 mph southwest of Fort Collins CO, and reached 141 mph at the
summit of Mount Evans. An ice storm paralyzed parts of Upper Michigan
during the day. The freezing rain left roads around Marquette MI blocked by
cars and semi- trucks. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A total of 137 cities across the central and eastern U.S. reported record
low temperatures for the date. Thirty-five of those cities established
record lows for the month of December. Morning lows of 23 degrees below
zero at Kansas City MO, 26 degrees below zero at Concordia KS, and 27
degrees below zero at Goodland KS established all-time records for those
three locations. Unofficial morning lows included 50 degrees below zero at
Recluse WY and 60 degrees below zero at Rochford SD. Broadus MT and Hardin
MT tied for honors as the official cold spot in the nation with morning
lows of 47 degrees below zero. Chinook winds at Cutbank MT helped warm the
temperature 74 degrees, from a morning low of 34 degrees below zero to an
afternoon high of 40 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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