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Regional Weather Story 
National Weather Service Taunton MA 
403 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018 

Tonight will feature mainly clear skies as high pressure crests over 
Southern New England. Lows tonight will range in the 20s, except for 
outer Cape Cod and Nantucket where lows will be in the low 30s.

On Monday, clouds will be on the increase during the day ahead of an 
approaching warm front from the southwest. This front will likely 
bring a period of showers late Monday into Monday night. 
Temperatures Monday afternoon will warm into the mid and upper 40s. 
Temperatures Monday night will only fall a few degrees with lows in 
the low and mid 40s.

The warm front will lift north of our region and behind it 
unseasonably warm temperatures are expected Tuesday and Wednesday, 
with near record warmth likely on Wednesday.

A cold frontal passage late Wednesday night and early Thursday will 
bring the chance for rain along with cooler temperatures. Dry high 
pressure follows on Friday, then a storm system approaching from the 
southwest next weekend could bring more unseasonable warmth and the 
chance for rain.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTERN HAMPDEN County


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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTERN HAMPDEN 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 600pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Massachusetts...temperatures are near 31 degrees west, near 38 degrees central, and near 41 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. Winds are from the west at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 23 degrees west. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 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 2250 degrees at NAntucket. The lowest temperature is 31 degrees at Pittsfield and North Adams.


Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTERN HAMPDEN County,MA

402 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

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 WESTERN HAMPDEN County, MA
Issued at 415 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming south after midnight.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Patchy fog. Not as cool with lows around 40. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Not as cool with highs around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Cooler with lows around 30.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and freezing rain. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Massachusetts
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      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
FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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