Orange County, North Carolina
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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR ORANGE COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations


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NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-150500-
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ASHEVILLE      CLEAR     73  68  84 SE3       30.15S                  
JEFFERSON      PTCLDY    69  59  71 CALM      30.22S                  
MORGANTON      MOCLDY    75  67  76 CALM      30.14R                  
HICKORY        CLEAR     78  67  68 CALM      30.09R                  
WILKESBORO     NOT AVBL                                               
RUTHERFORDTON  CLOUDY    77  70  78 CALM      30.09S                  
MOUNT AIRY     NOT AVBL                                               
BOONE            N/A     65  58  78 CALM      30.23S                  
$$
 
NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-150500-
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      PTCLDY    81  66  60 CALM      30.07R                  
GREENSBORO     CLEAR     78  65  63 CALM      30.08S                  
WINSTON-SALEM  CLEAR     77  65  66 CALM      30.10S                  
RALEIGH-DURHAM PTCLDY    75  70  84 CALM      30.06R                  
FORT BRAGG     MOCLDY    78  74  88 CALM      30.03S                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLEAR     79  74  84 SW3       30.04R                  
BURLINGTON     PTCLDY    74  67  78 CALM      30.07S                  
ROXBORO        CLEAR     68  64  88 CALM      30.10R                  
HENDERSON      CLEAR     72  66  83 CALM      30.08R                  
LOUISBURG      CLEAR     73  70  88 E5        30.09S                  
LAURINBURG     MOCLDY    81  73  76 E5        30.04S                  
$$
 
NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-150500-
NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKY MT-WILSO CLEAR     77  72  84 NE3       30.05S                  
GREENVILLE     CLEAR     81  73  78 E6        30.07R                  
WASHINGTON     LGT RAIN  73  70  91 S13       30.06R                  
ELIZABETH CITY CLEAR     79  76  90 E6        30.06F                  
MANTEO         CLEAR     78  73  86 E5        30.07S                  
CAPE HATTERAS  PTCLDY    80  76  87 E3        30.05F                  
$$
 
NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-150500-
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GOLDSBORO      MOCLDY    78  74  85 NE6       30.03R                  
KINSTON        CLEAR     77  75  93 CALM      30.06R                  
KENANSVILLE    PTCLDY    75  75 100 CALM      30.05S                  
NEW BERN       CLOUDY    79  77  94 CALM      30.06R                  
CHERRY POINT   CLOUDY    81  76  84 E3        30.06R                  
BEAUFORT       MOCLDY    82  77  84 SE3       30.05R                  
JACKSONVILLE   CLEAR     78  74  87 SW3       30.04S                  
WILMINGTON     CLEAR     77  75  93 CALM      30.04S                  
$$

  

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FORECAST FOR ORANGE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Tue Jul 14 23:05:36 EDT 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...Clear. Lows around 70. East winds around
5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Light and
variable winds, becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Chance of rain 20 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around
5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows around 70. South winds around
5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. 
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows in the lower 70s.
Chance of rain 40 percent. 
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows in the
lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 60 percent. 

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2


MEDIUM & LONG RANGE OUTLOOK

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY     120 DAY    180 DAY
                                           NOV05   NOV05-JAN06 DEC05-FEB06 FEB06-APR06
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal     Normal     Normal
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal     Normal     Normal

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

ALMANAC INFORMATION

Wednesday July 15, 2020 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.280000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:10 EDT Set 20:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:42 EDT Ends 20:58 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


HISTORICAL WEATHER AND CLIMATE FACTS FOR TODAY

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JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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