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Regional Hourly Observations For WESTERN MIDDLESEX 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 1200am EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Massachusetts...temperatures are near 65 degrees west, near 63 degrees central, and near 67 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the east at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 10 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 0350 degrees at NAntucket. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Worcester and Blue Hill.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTERN MIDDLESEX County,MA
258 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. There is the risk for very localized urban flash flooding early Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon anywhere west of the Cape Cod Canal. This would occur if 1 to 2 inches of rain occurred in less than an hour in our typically prone locations. The overall severe weather threat on Sunday is lowbut an isolated thunderstorm or two with gusty winds is possible. The threat for a brief tornado/waterspout appears to be diminishing but still can not be completely ruled out. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.
7-Day Forecast For WESTERN MIDDLESEX County, MA
Issued at 1015 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Massachusetts
MASS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 27-JUL 31 JUL 29-AUG 4 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below 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
//////////////////////////// JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1901... Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1918... A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to another. (David Ludlum) ...1986... Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the month. (Storm Data) ...1987... Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek. Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel) ...1988... Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1995... A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville) ======================================================================== Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station) Daily Almanac Date: Jul 22, 2011 Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89 Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71 Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0 Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01 New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0 Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0 HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0 CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15 Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6 Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5 Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5 Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45 Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0 Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0 Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0 Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282 + indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed). This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area. Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky