1100 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016 SOUTHERN COAST CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BEAUFORT PTSUNNY 80 71 74 NE8 29.94S CEDAR ISLAND NOT AVBL JACKSONVILLE PTSUNNY 79 71 76 NE9 29.93S PINEY ISLAND NOT AVBL WILMINGTON CLOUDY 78 71 79 N12 29.91F
440 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016 BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING 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. BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT. MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS COULD PRODUCE MINOR POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING TODAY AND TONIGHT. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WEDNESDAY COULD PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. THERE WILL BE AN INCREASED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MID WEEK. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
N CAROLINA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 5-JUN 9 JUN 7-JUN 13 JUN JUN-AUG ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Normal Above Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday May 31, 2016 the 152th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 22.110000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 05:59 EDT Set 20:25 EDT Transit Meridian 13:11 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:31 EDT Ends 20:53 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
/////////////////////////// MAY 31ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1830... A tornado with a 400 yard wide track swept through Shelbyville, Kentucky. The tornado, which killed many people, was described in the "American Journal of Science". ...1889... The Johnstown disaster occurred, the worst flood tragedy in U.S. history. Heavy rains collapsed the South Fork Dam sending a thirty foot wall of water rushing down the already flooded Conemaugh Valley. The wall of water, traveling as fast as twenty-two feet per second, swept away all structures, objects and people. 2100 persons perished in the flood. (David Ludlum) ...1941... Thunderstorms deluged Burlington KS with 12.59 inches of rain to establish a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. (The Weather Channel) ...1961... A severe freeze caused heavy crop damage in New England. Burlington, Vermont reported a low reading of 25 degrees. ...1983... Albany, New York experienced its wettest Spring (March-May) in 109 years of records. 19.54 inches of precipitation were recorded. ...1984... A vicious tornado outbreak struck southern Ontario, central and eastern Ohio, western and central Pennsylvania, and western New York. 42 tornadoes ripped through the area. 88 people were killed and total damage was over $200 million. 8 of the tornadoes were rated F4 on the Fujita scale. The tornado that devastated Niles, Ohio was classified as F5 (winds above 260 mph). A huge F4 tornado had a 69 mile path length in central Pennsylvania, mostly through Moshannon State Forest. An estimated 88,000 trees were destroyed as the tornado's path width reached 2.2 miles at one point. ...1985... Severe thuunderstorms spawned forty-one tornadoes across the Lower Great Lakes Region and southeastern Ontario which killed 74 persons. (Storm Data) -The Weather Service Office in Washington, DC reported its driest spring on record with only 3.47 inches of precipitation from March 1st to May 31st. 1991 -Norfolk, Virginia hit 100 degrees. This set a new all-time record high for the month of May for the city. ...1992... This May was the driest on record for Chicago, Illinois and Rockford, Illinois. Only 0.30 inches of rain fell at Chicago and Rockford had a paltry .48 inches. -The total rainfall at El Paso, Texas of this past month was 4.22 inches, making this the wettest May ever for the city, the normal rainfall for may is only .24 inches, which means that this month's rainfall total was 1758 percent of normal. ...1997... Mount Washington, New Hampshire recorded 95.8 inches of snow for the month which exceeded the previous May snowfall record by 43.6 inches.