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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CARTERET County
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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
500 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
SOUTHERN COAST
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEAUFORT       CLEAR     60  57  89 CALM      29.67R                  
CEDAR ISLAND     N/A     63 N/A N/A SW9       29.68S                  
JACKSONVILLE   CLEAR     60  60 100 W8        29.68S                  
NEWPORT          N/A     61  57  88 W3          N/A                   
PINEY ISLAND   SUNNY     65  57  75 W9        29.66R                  
WILMINGTON     CLEAR     62  58  86 W8        29.70S                  


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Wednesday April 23, 2014
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 57 degrees west, near 57 degrees central, and near 62 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are from the north at 18 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 12 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at New Bern and Cherry Point. The lowest temperature is 50 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
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 25
TO 30 PERCENT AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE FIRE DANGER RISK WILL BE INCREASED AGAIN THURSDAY MAINLY DUE
TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT. 

 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 347 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
TODAY
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
THEN CLEARING. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
TONIGHT
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
THURSDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FRIDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
SATURDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SUNDAY
SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
MONDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 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 
                APR 28-MAY 2 APR 30-MAY 6   MAY        MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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

Almanac Information
Wednesday April 23, 2014 the 113th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.840000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:30 EDT Set 19:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:12 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 20:20 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
APRIL 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1885...
The city of Denver CO was in the midst of a storm which produced 23 inches
of snow in 24 hours, and at Idaho Springs CO produced 32 inches of snow.
(David Ludlum)
...1910...
The temperature at the Civic Center in Los Angeles CA hit 100 degrees to
establish an April record for the city. (The Weather Channel)
 
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