Orange County, North Carolina
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Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]
Map of 24 Hr Rainfall (7AM - 7AM EST), 7 Day Rainfall Animation
NOTE: "FAIR" INDICATES FEW OR NO CLOUDS BELOW 12,000 FEET WITH NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND/OR OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY. NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-170700- WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ASHEVILLE MOCLDY 66 65 96 CALM 30.19 JEFFERSON MOCLDY 63 59 87 CALM 30.24S MORGANTON MOCLDY 69 67 94 CALM 30.19S HICKORY MOCLDY 70 69 97 W3 30.15S WILKESBORO NOT AVBL RUTHERFORDTON NOT AVBL MOUNT AIRY MOCLDY 71 67 86 CALM 30.18S BOONE N/A 60 58 96 CALM 30.25S $$ NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-170700- CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHARLOTTE MOCLDY 72 69 90 N3 30.12F GREENSBORO CLOUDY 71 68 90 NE6 30.13S WINSTON-SALEM MOCLDY 72 67 84 NE7 30.15S RALEIGH-DURHAM MOCLDY 74 72 93 N5 30.10S FORT BRAGG MOCLDY 74 74 98 CALM 30.07R FAYETTEVILLE CLOUDY 76 70 82 N6 30.07S BURLINGTON MOCLDY 71 68 90 NE5 30.12S ROXBORO CLOUDY 70 70 100 N3 30.14S HENDERSON CLOUDY 69 69 99 N3 30.11S LOUISBURG CLOUDY 72 70 94 N5 30.12R LAURINBURG MOCLDY 76 71 85 N5 30.08F $$ NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-170700- NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ROCKY MT-WILSO MOCLDY 74 71 91 NE5 30.06F GREENVILLE CLOUDY 73 72 94 N5 30.07S WASHINGTON MOCLDY 74 72 94 N5 30.04F ELIZABETH CITY CLOUDY 77 74 90 NE12 30.04S MANTEO PTCLDY 76 73 91 NE10G17 30.02F CAPE HATTERAS MOCLDY 77 75 93 NE10 29.99S $$ NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-170700- SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GOLDSBORO MOCLDY 73 71 92 N5 30.04S KINSTON MOCLDY 73 73 98 NW5 30.06S KENANSVILLE MOCLDY 72 72 100 MISG 30.06S NEW BERN CLOUDY 74 72 93 N8 30.03F CHERRY POINT NOT AVBL BEAUFORT CLOUDY 76 74 93 N6 30.00F JACKSONVILLE MOCLDY 74 72 93 N7 30.02F WILMINGTON MOCLDY 76 72 87 NW5 30.04S $$
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
.REST OF TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph. .FRIDAY...Cloudy in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. .SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent. .SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. .WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent. .THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2
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 Priddy6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Friday September 17, 2021 the 260th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.780000 Distance 0.999719 AU Rise 06:59 EDT Set 19:17 EDT Transit Meridian 13:08 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 19:42 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
SEPTEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... Concord NH was drenched with 5.97 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a record for that location (16th- 17th). (The Weather Channel) ...1963... Nearly two and a half inches of rain fell at Yuma AZ in 24 hours. It was the most intense rain for Yuma during the period between 1909 and 1977. (The Weather Channel) ...1965... A storm produced a band of heavy snow across parts of Wyoming. Totals of 23 inches at Rawlins and 20.7 inches at Lander easily surpassed previous snowfall record totals for so early in the season. (15th-17th) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain in the northeastern U.S. Heavy rain in southwestern Pennsylvania forced evacuation of twenty homes along Four Mile Run Creek, near Darlington. Harrisburg PA established a record for the date with 2.11 inches of rain. A cold front in the central U.S. brought freezing temperatures to parts of Montana and Wyoming. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Early in the morning a tornado hit Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio TX injuring three persons and causing twenty-eight million dollars damage. A second tornado on the northwest side of San Antonio caused six million dollars damage, and a third tornado in Bexar County killed one person and injured another. Thunderstorms associated with Hurricane Gilbert spawned a total of forty-seven tornadoes in a two day period, with forty of those tornadoes in central and south central Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Hurricane Hugo hit the Virgin Islands, producing wind gusts to 97 mph at Saint Croix. Hurricane Hugo passed directly over the island of Saint Croix causing complete devastation and essentially cutting off the island from communications. A storm surge of five to seven feet occurred at Saint Croix. The only rain gauge left operating, at Caneel Bay, indicated 9.40 inches in 24 hours. Hurricane Hugo claimed the lives of three persons at Saint Croix, and caused more than 500 million dollars damage. A ship, Nightcap, in the harbor of Culebra, measured wind gusts as high as 170 mph. A cold front brought high winds to the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountain Region, and thunderstorms along the cold front produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Yellowstone Park WY. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)