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


NOTE: "FAIR" INDICATES FEW OR NO CLOUDS BELOW 12,000 FEET WITH NO
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND/OR OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY.

NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-222000-
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ASHEVILLE      FAIR      68  51  54 N13       29.87F                  
JEFFERSON      NOT AVBL                                               
HICKORY        FAIR      73  60  63 NW9       29.80F                  
WILKESBORO     NOT AVBL                                               
RUTHERFORDTON  NOT AVBL                                               
MOUNT AIRY     FAIR      68  62  81 SW3       29.83S                  
BOONE          FAIR      59  44  55 NW12G23   29.88S                  
$$
 
NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-222000-
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      FAIR      78  66  66 SW10G17   29.79F                  
GREENSBORO     CLOUDY    67  64  90 W9        29.81S                  
WINSTON-SALEM  CLOUDY    67  63  87 CALM      29.81F                  
RALEIGH-DURHAM LGT RAIN  73  68  84 SW12G20   29.81F                  
FORT BRAGG     FAIR      79  72  77 SW9       29.79F                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLOUDY    80  70  71 SW8       29.79F                  
BURLINGTON     LGT RAIN  71  68  90 SW7       29.79F                  
ROXBORO        NOT AVBL                                               
HENDERSON      NOT AVBL                                               
LOUISBURG      CLOUDY    70  66  88 S7        29.84S                  
LAURINBURG     CLOUDY    82  69  64 SW15G21   29.80F                  
$$
 
NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-222000-
NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKY MT-WILSO CLOUDY    71  67  87 S7        29.81F                  
GREENVILLE     NOT AVBL                                               
ELIZABETH CITY CLOUDY    72  64  76 SE9       29.86F                  
MANTEO         NOT AVBL                                               
CAPE HATTERAS  CLOUDY    76  69  79 S9        29.89F                  
$$
 
NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-222000-
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GOLDSBORO      CLOUDY    74  69  83 SE9       29.80F                  
KINSTON        CLOUDY    73  70  88 SE13G18   29.83F                  
KENANSVILLE    NOT AVBL                                               
NEW BERN       LGT RAIN  71  71 100 SE6       29.85F                  
CHERRY POINT   NOT AVBL                                               
BEAUFORT       CLOUDY    74  72  93 SE12G20   29.85F                  
JACKSONVILLE   PTSUNNY   80  73  79 SE9       29.81F                  
WILMINGTON     FAIR      85  72  65 SW16G23   29.81F                  
$$

  

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FORECAST FOR ORANGE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Tue Oct 22 13:45:01 EDT 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to
25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. 
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening,
then clear after midnight. Cooler with lows in the mid 40s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. West winds around 5 mph
in the evening, becoming light and variable. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around
5 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of. Lows in the upper 40s. 
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent
chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the upper 40s. 
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of
showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the lower 50s. 
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs
in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 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

Tuesday October 22, 2019 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.290000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:27 EDT Set 18:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:58 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EDT Ends 18:54 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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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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