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.

NCZ001-053-055-056-065-067-101300-
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ASHEVILLE      CLOUDY    55  53  93 VRB5      29.94F                  
JEFFERSON      RAIN      49  49 100 CALM      29.93F                  
HICKORY        LGT RAIN  54  52  93 S7        29.93F FOG              
WILKESBORO     NOT AVBL                                               
RUTHERFORDTON  RAIN      52  52 100 S9        29.96F                  
MOUNT AIRY     CLOUDY    49  47  93 CALM      29.95F FOG              
BOONE          DRIZZLE   49  49 100 CALM      29.94F                  
$$
 
NCZ021-022-025-041-071-084-088-101300-
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      FOG       54  53  97 S7        29.98F VSB 1/2          
GREENSBORO     CLOUDY    56  55  97 SW13      29.95R                  
WINSTON-SALEM  CLOUDY    57  55  93 SW10G17   29.97R                  
RALEIGH-DURHAM CLOUDY    64  60  87 SW13      29.98R                  
FORT BRAGG     CLOUDY    63  63 100 SW10      30.00R                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLOUDY    63  60  90 SW13      30.01R                  
BURLINGTON     CLOUDY    61  56  83 S12G18    29.96R                  
ROXBORO        CLOUDY    59  55  88 SW14G22   29.97R                  
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    59  57  95 SW12      29.95R                  
LOUISBURG      MOCLDY    61  59  94 SW10G16   29.99R                  
LAURINBURG     CLOUDY    63  60  90 SW12      30.03R                  
$$
 
NCZ011-015-027-028-043-044-047-080-103-101300-
NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKY MT-WILSO CLOUDY    63  61  93 S13       29.99R                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      63  61  94 SW9       30.02R                  
WASHINGTON     FAIR      65  62  89 S6        30.02R                  
ELIZABETH CITY FAIR      65  60  84 S12       29.99R                  
MANTEO         FAIR      60  58  96 SW13      30.02S                  
CAPE HATTERAS  FAIR      66  64  93 SW9       30.05R FOG              
$$
 
NCZ078-087-090-091-093-098-101-101300-
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GOLDSBORO      CLOUDY    63  61  92 SW8       30.00R                  
KINSTON        CLEAR     64  61  88 SW12      30.02S                  
KENANSVILLE    FAIR      63  61  94 CALM      30.04R                  
NEW BERN       FAIR      66  61  84 SW9       30.04R                  
CHERRY POINT   FAIR      68  61  78 SW14G22   30.05R                  
BEAUFORT       FAIR      63  63 100 SW12      30.05S                  
JACKSONVILLE   FAIR      67  62  84 SW9       30.04R                  
WILMINGTON     FAIR      67  63  87 SW9       30.05S                  
$$

  

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FORECAST FOR ORANGE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Tue Dec 10 07:04:59 EST 2019

.TODAY...Cloudy. Areas of fog this morning. A chance of rain this
morning, then rain this afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s.
Temperature falling into the upper 50s this afternoon. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent. 
.TONIGHT...Rain. Much cooler with lows in the upper 30s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Much
cooler with highs in the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance
of rain 70 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Colder with lows in the upper
20s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 30. 
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain
likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain
70 percent. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain, mainly in the evening. Not as cool. Near
steady temperature in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent. 
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Not as cool
with highs in the upper 50s. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. 
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 50s.
Lows in the upper 30s. 
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. 

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 December 10, 2019 the 344th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -22.960000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:13 EST Set 17:01 EST
Transit Meridian 12:06 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EST Ends 17:28 EST

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

DECEMBER 10TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1699...
A severe ice storm hit Boston MA causing much damage to orchards. (The
Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at New York City soared to 70 degrees. (David Ludlum)
...1949...
The barometric pressure at Las Vegas NV reached a record low reading of
29.17 inches (987.8 millibars). (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought high winds to the eastern slopes of the Northern and
Central Rockies. Winds gusted to 97 mph at Mines Peak CO. In Wyoming, up to
a foot of snow blanketed the Teton Village Ski Resort, northwest of
Jackson. Strong chinook winds in the Central High Plains Region, gusting to
61 mph at Scottsbluff NE, warmed temperatures to near 70 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Totals in
northeastern Ohio ranged up to 14 inches at Harpersfield, and totals in
western New York State ranged up to 14 inches at Sodus. In the snowbelt of
Upper Michigan, the Ontonogon area reported two feet of snow in two days.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Heavy snow fell across the northern and central mountains of Colorado, with
24 inches reported at Steamboat Springs. Six to twelve inches of snow fell
in the Denver and Boulder area delaying plane flights and snarling traffic.
Heavy snow also spread across the Central Plains into the Mississippi
Valley. Winner SD received 11 inches of snow, and more than ten inches of
snow was reported north of Sioux City IA. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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