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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
100 PM EDT THU MAY 05 2016
SOUTHERN COAST
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEAUFORT       PTSUNNY   68  58  70 N15       29.49F                  
CEDAR ISLAND   NOT AVBL                                               
JACKSONVILLE   PTSUNNY   68  56  65 SE5       29.48F THUNDER          
PINEY ISLAND   CLOUDY   N/A N/A N/A N12       29.51F                  
WILMINGTON     TSTM      67  61  81 S7        29.49F                  


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Thursday May 05, 2016
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 53 degrees west, near 49 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the north at 21 mph with gusts at 31 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the north at 12 mph with gusts at 21 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and rain. Winds are from the northeast at 14 mph with gusts at 25 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Jacksonville. The lowest temperature is 44 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
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT 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.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 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 957 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016
REST OF TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL HAIL THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SUNDAY
SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 80.
SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
TUESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80.
TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80.

Medium & Long Range Outlook For North Carolina
                           N CAROLINA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAY 10-14    MAY 12-18    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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
Thursday May 05, 2016 the 126th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 16.660000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:17 EDT Set 20:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:10 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 20:32 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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MAY 5TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1917...
The same storm which a day earlier produced eight inches of snow in the Texas 
panhandle, produced a foot of snow at Denver CO, their heaviest snow
of record for the month of May. (David Ludlum)
...1930...
The temperature at College Park VA soared from 43 degrees to 93 degrees to
begin an exceptional heat wave. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1987...
Unseasonably hot weather prevailed in the western U.S. A dozen cities in 
California reported record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs 
of 93 degrees at San Francisco, 98 degrees at San Jose, 100 degrees at 
Sacramento, and 101 degrees at Redding, were the warmest of record for so 
early in the season. The high of 94 degrees at Medford OR was also the 
warmest of record for so early in the season. (The National Weather 
Summary)
...1989...
Damage was in the millions as the funnel cut a swath across Cleveland, 
Lincoln, and Catawba counties in North Carolina. The F4 tornado killed 4 
and injured 52.
...1996...
Flash flooding occurred in Pike and Morgan counties Kentucky. Heavy rain 
produced flooding along route 460 near Cottle in Morgan county. 
However...the flooding was much worse in northern and eastern sections of 
Pike county...where damage was estimated at one million dollars. Up to two 
and a half inches of rain fell during a short period of time in Pike 
county. Forty to fifty bridges were washed out...numerous roads were 
flooded and automobiles were washed down creeks. The Varney elementary 
school suffered serious flood damage. (NWS Jackson, KY)


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