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Regional Weather Story 
National Weather Service Taunton MA 
420 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 

...Unseasonably warm temperatures will continue into Wednesday...

After another mid summer day with temperatures well up into the 80s 
Southern New England will have another warm and muggy night. 
Overnight low temperatures settle back into the low to mid 60s.

Tuesday may not by as warm as the past few days, but still 10 to 15 
degrees warmer than normal for the last week of September mostly in 
the lower 80s. Coastal areas will have local onshore breezes keeping 
highs in the 70s. 

It will turn slightly cooler for mid to late week. A cold front will 
approach southern New England during Wednesday afternoon and trigger 
scattered showers. The cold front will slowly move through southern 
New England on Thursday. Meanwhile, Hurricane Maria will bring 
swells to the south coast, but her center is expected to pass well 
southeast of New England late in the week.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE County


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Regional Hourly Observations For SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE 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 300am EDT, Tuesday September 26, 2017

Across Massachusetts...temperatures are near 62 degrees west, near 65 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fog west, clear central, and fog east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Visibility is less than one mile west and east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 0650 degrees at NAntucket. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Provincetown, Pittsfield, North Adams, and Bedford.


Hazardous Weather Outlook For SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE County,MA

441 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE County, MA
Issued at 145 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds, becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Humid with lows around 60. South winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Hot with highs in the mid 80s. South winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming west after midnight.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Not as warm with highs in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Massachusetts
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 OCT 1-OCT 5  OCT 3-OCT 9    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal      Above     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
SEPTEMBER 26TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1936...
Denver CO was buried under 21.3 inches of snow, 19.4 inches of which fell
in 24 hours. The heavy wet snow snapped trees and wires causing seven
million dollars damage. (26th-27th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1950...
Residents of the northeastern U.S. observed a blue sun and a blue moon,
caused by forest fires in British Columbia. (David Ludlum)
...1963...
San Diego CA reached an all-time record high of 111 degrees. Los Angeles
hit 109 degrees. (David Ludlum)
...1970...
Santa Ana winds brought fires to Los Angeles County, and to points south
and east. Half a million acres were consumed by the fires, as were 1000
structures. Twenty firemen were injured. (25th-29th) (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
In the midst of a hot September for Death Valley, California, the afternoon
high was 104 degrees for the second of three days, the coolest afternoon
highs for the month. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Freezing temperatures were reported in the Northern and Central
Appalachians, and the Upper Ohio Valley. The morning low of 27 degrees at
Concord NH tied their record for the date. Temperatures soared into the 90s
in South Dakota. Pierre SD reported an afternoon high of 98 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across Florida. Afternoon highs of 92
degrees at Apalachicola and 95 degrees at Fort Myers were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Rain spread from the southeastern states across New England overnight. Cape
Hatteras NC reported measurable rainfall for the fourteenth straight day,
with 15.51 inches of rain recorded during that two week period. Phoenix AZ
reported a record high of 108 degrees, and a record 134 days of 100 degree
weather for the year. Afternoon temperatures were only in the 40s over
parts of northwest Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. (The National Weather
Summary)

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