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Regional Weather Story 
National Weather Service Taunton MA 
410 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017 

Clouds will be on the increase this evening ahead of an approaching 
cold front from the west. This front will combine with moisture 
working up the eastern seaboard and bring scattered showers across 
the region after midnight tonight. Lows tonight will range from the 
mid 30s across northwest sections to the upper 40s and low 50s 
across the southeast. 

Scattered showers will persist Wednesday morning with clearing 
following in the afternoon. It will turn slightly cooler than today 
with highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Winds will be northwesterly at 
10 to 20 mph.

Dry and cold conditions are expected Wednesday night through Friday, 
with night time lows in the 20s and day time highs ranging from the 
upper 30s to mid 40s.

Looking to the weekend, low pressure moving east across southern 
Quebec could bring our region scattered showers on Saturday. 
Temperatures will start out seasonably cold with morning lows 
ranging in the 30s, but rebound into the mid 40s to mid 50s by 
afternoon.

Dry weather with blustery west winds return on Sunday. Temperatures 
will start out in the 30s then only warm into the 40s by afternoon.

Dry and cold conditions settle over the region early next week.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DUKES County


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Regional Hourly Observations For DUKES County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Massachusetts
Based on observations at 600am EST, Wednesday November 22, 2017

Across Massachusetts...temperatures are near 37 degrees west, near 41 degrees central, and near 49 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 1050 degrees at NAntucket. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Orange.


Hazardous Weather Outlook For DUKES County,MA

418 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DUKES County, MA
Issued at 415 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

TODAY
Rain with isolated thunderstorms this morning, then rain this afternoon. Patchy fog. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph this afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming clear. Brisk and much cooler with lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Sunny, cooler with highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Massachusetts
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                NOV 27-DEC 1 NOV 29-DEC 5    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     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
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
NOVEMBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1641...
An observer at Boston MA recorded a "great tempest of wind and rain from
the southeast all night, as fierce as a hurricane, and thereupon followed
the highest tide which we have seen since our arrival here". (David Ludlum)
...1957...
Extremely destructive Santa Ana winds blew from Oxnard to San Diego and
inland parts of southern California. The high winds produced a 28,000 acre
brush fire on a 40-mile front west of Crystal Lake. People were ordered off
streets in some areas due to flying debris. (21st-22nd) (The Weather
Channel)
...1991...
Over two inches of rainfall was received at the Jackson, KY Weather Office and 
the London, KY Corbin Airport in 1991. London measured 2.18 inches of 
rain...while Jackson picked up 2.99 inches of precipitation. Both amounts 
established new daily rainfall records for November 22nd.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky