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
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NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-230300-
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ASHEVILLE      CLEAR     75  68  78 SW5       30.05S                  
JEFFERSON      PTCLDY    72  66  83 CALM      30.10S                  
MORGANTON      PTCLDY    73  72  96 CALM      30.02S                  
HICKORY        CLEAR     79  72  79 S6        29.98S                  
RUTHERFORDTON  PTCLDY    80  71  74 CALM      29.99S                  
MOUNT AIRY     PTCLDY    80  72  75 CALM      30.00R                  
BOONE          CLEAR     70  64  83 CALM      30.11S                  
$$
 
NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-230300-
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      PTCLDY    80  74  81 S6        29.98R                  
GREENSBORO     CLEAR     80  71  74 SW9       29.96R                  
WINSTON-SALEM  CLEAR     82  70  66 SW5       29.98R                  
RALEIGH-DURHAM PTCLDY    85  72  65 SW13      29.94S                  
FORT BRAGG     CLEAR     82  72  71 S6        29.96R                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLEAR     81  74  79 S8        29.97R                  
BURLINGTON     CLEAR     81  70  69 SW5       29.95R                  
LAURINBURG     PTCLDY    80  75  84 S9        29.98S                  
$$
 
NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-230300-
NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKY MT-WILSO CLEAR     79  75  87 S6        29.94S                  
GREENVILLE     CLEAR     81  77  89 S8        29.98S                  
WASHINGTON     CLEAR     80  76  87 S5        29.97S                  
ELIZABETH CITY CLEAR     81  77  88 S10       29.94F                  
MANTEO         CLEAR     82  76  83 SW15      29.97S                  
CAPE HATTERAS  CLEAR     83  78  85 SW12      29.99S                  
$$
 
NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-230300-
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LUMBERTON      CLEAR     77  74  90 S3        29.98R                  
GOLDSBORO      CLEAR     81  81 100 S5        29.96R                  
KINSTON        CLEAR     81  75  83 S10       29.97S                  
KENANSVILLE    PTCLDY    79  73  83 SW3       29.98R                  
NEW BERN       CLEAR     79  77  94 S10       29.99R                  
CHERRY POINT   CLEAR     81  75  82 S7        29.99S                  
BEAUFORT       PTCLDY    82  77  84 SW16      29.99S                  
JACKSONVILLE   PTCLDY    79  77  94 SW6       29.98R                  
WILMINGTON     CLEAR     80  75  84 S7        29.99S                  
$$

  

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FORECAST FOR ORANGE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Tue Aug 22 22:05:01 EDT 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon. Highs around 90. West winds around 5 mph.
Chance of rain 50 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms
likely...mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. North
winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning...then a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of rain 20 percent. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. North
winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the lower 80s. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Highs in the upper 70s. 

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
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   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 August 22, 2017 the 234th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.370000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 19:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:16 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 20:19 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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AUGUST 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported
from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)
...1923...
The temperature at Anchorage AK reached 82 degrees, a record for August for
the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central
U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An
early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a
car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria OR and 104 degrees at Medford OR
were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the
nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at
May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a
barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in
Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)


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