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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 1000pm EDT, Saturday August 18, 2018
Across Delaware...temperatures are near 76 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, thunderstorms central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Wallops Island, Salisbury, and Ocean City. The lowest temperature is 76 degrees at Wilmington and Dover.
NOWCAST For NEW CASTLE County: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 1027 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018
.NOW... At 1026 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm over Delaware City, or 10 miles northeast of Middletown, moving east at 20 mph. Locations impacted include... Wilmington, Pennsville, Carneys Point, New Castle, Penns Grove, Salem, Woodstown, Alloway, Quinton, Delaware City, Saint Georges, Bear, Hancocks Bridge, Port Penn, Wilmington Manor and Glasgow. Thunderstorms may produce torrential rainfall, which could lead to localized poor drainage flooding. Thunderstorms produce cloud to ground lightning. Therefore, move indoors immediately. LAT...LON 3971 7553 3970 7552 3963 7561 3959 7560 TIME...MOT...LOC 0226Z 248DEG 18KT 3957 7560
Hazardous Weather Outlook For NEW CASTLE County,DE
906 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018 DAY ONE Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For NEW CASTLE County, DE
Issued at 930 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Delaware
DELAWARE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Below Below Normal 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
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
////////////////////////// AUGUST 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1925... During the late morning hours a severe hailstorm struck southeastern Iowa completely destroying crops along a path six to ten miles wide and 75 miles long. The hail also injured and killed poultry and livestock, and caused a total of 2.5 million dollars damage. The hailstorm flattened fields of corn to such an extent that many had to leave their farms in search of other work. It was one of the worst hailstorms of record for the nation. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... Hurricane Alicia, a category 3 storm made landfall near Galveston. Winds gusted to 130 mph with a storm surge of 12 feet. 22 tornadoes were spawned. Parts of Houston received 11 inches of rain. 12 people died and 1800 were injured. Total damage estimated at $3 billion. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Thirteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Orlando FL with a reading of 98 degrees, and Portland ME with a high of 94 degrees. Newark NJ reached 90 degrees for the thirty-sixth time of the year, their second highest total of record. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Twenty-two cities, from the Carolinas to the Upper Ohio Valley, reported record high temperatures for the date, pushing the total number of daily record highs since the first of June above the 1100 mark. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees at Greensboro NC and 105 degrees at Raleigh NC equalled all-time records. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Scobey. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region and the Upper Ohio Valley produced torrential rains in eastern Virginia during the late morning and afternoon hours. Totals ranged up to twelve inches at Yorktown. Williamsburg VA was deluged with 10.78 inches of rain between 6 AM and 10 AM, with 6.72 inches reported in just two hours. Flash flooding caused nearly twelve million dollars damage in Accomack County VA. Early evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced walnut size hail and wind gusts to 80 mph around Casper WY. Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the Yellowstone Park area, causing fifteen mudslides. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... At 1 pm Bowling Green recorded an exceptionally high dew point of 81 degrees. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky