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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 200pm EDT, Tuesday Octowil 23, 2018

Across Delaware...temperatures are near 66 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph with gusts at 22 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 8 mph with gusts at 18 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Wallops Island, Salisbury, Ocean City, and Dover. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Wilmington.


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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

405 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

There is potential for frost or freeze conditions on Thursday night
in areas where the growing season continues.

A coastal low is expected to affect the region this weekend.
Considerable uncertainty remains in the timing and track of the low
and resultant sensible weather impacts to the area. However, there is
potential for strong winds, coastal flooding, and heavy rain, which 
may result in localized freshwater flooding. Stay tuned to the 
latest forecasts.

 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 1230 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Cooler with highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Breezy with lows in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Breezy with highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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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 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      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
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1761...
A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in
thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode
Island. (David Ludlum)
...1843...
"Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought sleighing from the
Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT,
and 18 to 24 inches were reported in some of the higher elevations. Snow
stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-23rd) (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. It marked the sixth record low of the month for Greer SC and
Columbia SC, and the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches of rain.
Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable rain in ninety-two days,
while Yakima WA reported a record 96 days in a row without measurable
rainfall. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and Chicago IL
reported their first snow. In Texas, afternoon highs of 93 degrees at
Austin and San Antonio were records for the date. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and high winds to the
Central Pacific Coast Region. High winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at
Reno, and thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66 mph.
Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area caused numerous mudslides,
adding insult to injury for earthquake victims. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)


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