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Regional Hourly Observations For KENT County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Delaware
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Friday June 22, 2018

Across Delaware...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 12 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Ocean City. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Wilmington.


NOWCAST For KENT County: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 401 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

.NOW...
Rain showers will continue to move northward through our region
into this evening. While rain will be light in most areas, some 
periods of moderate to heavy rain are possible. Rainfall amounts 
will generally be around a tenth of an inch or less with localized
amounts around one quarter to one half of an inch in heavier 
showers.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For KENT County,DE

331 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening could produce locally
damaging winds and torrential downpours.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

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7-Day Forecast For KENT County, DE
Issued at 630 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

TONIGHT
Showers likely this evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Breezy, warmer with highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, increasing to south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Humid with lows in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Humid with lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Delaware
                             DELAWARE                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUN 28-JUL 2 JUN 30-JUL 6    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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JUNE 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1947...
Twelve inches of rain fell in forty-two minutes at Holt MO establishing a
world rainfall record. That record was tied on January 24-25, 1956, at the
Kilauea Sugar Plantation in Hawaii, as their state record was established
with 38 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Hurricane Agnes deluged Pennsylvania and New York State with torrential
rains resulting in the most costly flood in U.S. history. In the Middle
Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, 24 hour rainfall amounts were generally
8 to 12 inches, with up to 19 inches in extreme southwestern Schuylkill
County. At Wilkes-Barre PA the dike was breached destroying much of the
town. Flooding resulted in 117 deaths and 3.1 billion dollars damage.
(David Ludlum)
...1981...
A young woman from Lubbock TX was struck by lightning. The bolt of
lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed
right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing her tennis
shoes to explode, and lifting her two feet into the air. (The Weather
Channel)
...1992...
Record cold prevailed in the eastern U.S. with 67 low temperature records for 
the date tied or broken.  Indianapolis, Indiana dipped to 37 degrees to set a 
new all-time record low temperature for June and the coldest summer temperature 
ever.  In sharp contrast, it was a furnace in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene 
and Medford, Oregon setting new all-time record high temperatures for June with 
102 and 111 degrees, respectively.

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