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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NEW CASTLE County


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Regional Hourly Observations For NEW CASTLE 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 500am EDT, Thursday May 23, 2019

Across Delaware...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, not available central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to not available. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 60 degrees at Wilmington. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Salisbury.


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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 NEW CASTLE County,DE

359 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Some thunderstorms this afternoon and evening could be severe. The 
primary hazard with any severe storms is expected to be damaging 
winds, but severe hail is possible as well.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 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 NEW CASTLE County, DE
Issued at 330 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

TODAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and showers this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and small hail this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and showers likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds and small hail in the evening. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming west after midnight. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph, becoming northeast after midnight.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Warmer with highs in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Delaware
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....  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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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