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Regional Hourly Observations For CARTERET County
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                  


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in North Carolina
Based on observations at 1100am EDT, Tuesday May 31, 2016
Across North Carolina...temperatures are near 76 degrees west, near 80 degrees central, and near 73 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Charlotte. The lowest temperature is 71 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARTERET County,NC
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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARTERET County, NC
Issued at 1039 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THIS AFTERNOON
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TONIGHT
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 70. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

Medium & Long Range Outlook For North Carolina
                           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 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
Tuesday May 31, 2016 the 152th Day of Year

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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


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
///////////////////////////
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.   
                              
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky
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