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.

NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-191200-
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ASHEVILLE      CLOUDY    68  67  96 CALM      30.03R                  
JEFFERSON      CLOUDY    64  63  94 CALM      30.06R                  
HICKORY        CLOUDY    70  70 100 W5        29.97R                  
RUTHERFORDTON  CLOUDY    70  70 100 CALM      29.98R FOG              
MOUNT AIRY     FOG       69  67  93 CALM      29.99R VSB 1/4          
BOONE          FAIR      65  63  93 CALM      30.06R                  
$$
 
NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-191200-
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      CLOUDY    74  73  97 CALM      29.96S                  
GREENSBORO     FAIR      71  71 100 SW6       29.94R                  
WINSTON-SALEM  FAIR      72  71  97 SW6       29.96R                  
RALEIGH-DURHAM CLOUDY    73  72  96 SW5       29.93R                  
FORT BRAGG     CLOUDY    74  72  93 SW7       29.93R                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLOUDY    73  71  93 SW7       29.94R                  
BURLINGTON     MOCLDY    74  71  91 SW5       29.93R                  
LAURINBURG     CLOUDY    74  72  93 SW8       29.96R                  
$$
 
NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-191200-
NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKY MT-WILSO CLOUDY    73  72  96 SW6       29.92R                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      73  73 100 SW5       29.94R                  
WASHINGTON     MOCLDY    75  73  94 SW7       29.92R                  
ELIZABETH CITY CLOUDY    75  74  96 W10       29.90R                  
MANTEO         MOCLDY    75  71  87 W9        29.91R                  
CAPE HATTERAS  FAIR      79  74  84 W10G20    29.93R                  
$$
 
NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-191200-
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LUMBERTON      MOCLDY    73  71  93 CALM      29.96R                  
GOLDSBORO      CLOUDY    74  72  92 SW8       29.92R                  
KINSTON        MOCLDY    73  72  94 SW7       29.94R                  
KENANSVILLE    FAIR      73  70  88 S3        29.95R                  
NEW BERN       FAIR      75  71  87 SW8       29.94S                  
CHERRY POINT   FAIR      78  73  84 SW10      29.94                   
BEAUFORT       FAIR      79  76  90 SW14      29.95R                  
JACKSONVILLE   FAIR      75  71  87 SW5       29.95R                  
WILMINGTON     FAIR      76  72  87 SW8       29.96R                  
$$

  

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FORECAST FOR ORANGE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Sun Aug 19 07:05:08 EDT 2018

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers this morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs
in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain
50 percent. 
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around
5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain
50 percent. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance
of rain 60 percent. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely,
mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance
of rain 60 percent. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph,
becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight.
Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the
upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. 
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
Lows in the lower 60s. 

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

Sunday August 19, 2018 the 231th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.460000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 19:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:17 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:11 EDT Ends 20:24 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a
narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would
cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum)
...1969...
'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in
flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million
dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
The temperature at San Antonio TX soared to an all-time record high of 108
degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1987...
Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather
into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in
Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds
which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons.
Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka,
and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a
thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin
County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National
Weather Summary)
...1988...
Raleigh NC reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees.
Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in
southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches
of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten
inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches
of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen
bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage
to local businesses. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1999...A tornado (F0) touched down briefly near Crab Orchard (Lincoln, 
County, KY), rendering a trailer unsalvageable. The roof of the trailer was 
blown 200 feet. (NWS Louisville)

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