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National Weather Service Burlington VT
735 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

High pressure continues to dominate and will do so into the 
beginning of next week while Hurricane Jose remains southeast of New 
England. Quiet and dry conditions are expected through the weekend 
with fog in the early morning. Temperatures will continue to be well 
above seasonal average temperatures throughout the period with highs 
in the upper 70s to mid 80s, possibly approaching daily highs for 
some areas this weekend.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For ORANGE County

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Regional Hourly Observations For ORANGE County
Issued at
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

BURLINGTON     CLOUDY    63  59  87 NW5       30.13S                  
MONTPELIER     CLOUDY    59  59 100 CALM      30.17S FOG              
MORRISVILLE    MOSUNNY   64  59  83 N5        30.15S                  
ST. JOHNSBURY*   N/A     67  60  78 MISG      30.11S                  
LYNDONVILLE*   FAIR      67  58  73 CALM      30.15S                  
MIDDLEBURY*    CLOUDY    65  62  87 N6        30.11S                  
RUTLAND*       CLOUDY    65  62  90 NW3       30.12S                  
SPRINGFIELD    MOSUNNY   72  58  61 VRB5      30.10S                  
HIGHGATE*      FAIR      61  57  85 CALM      30.14S                  
NEWPORT*       FAIR      61  57  87 NE7       30.16S                  
BENNINGTON     PTSUNNY   68  62  81 N3        30.09S                  
SUTTON*          N/A     70 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   


BURTON ISLAND*   N/A     64  55  72 N1          N/A                   
COLCHESTER RF*   N/A     63  57  82 N10         N/A                   
DIAMOND ISL*     N/A     63  57  82 N21         N/A                   

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Vermont
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Thursday September 21, 2017

Across Vermont...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fog central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Visibility is less than one mile central. Winds are from the north at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Springfield. The lowest temperature is 58 degrees at Montpelier.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ORANGE County,VT

353 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ORANGE County, VT
338 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Patchy dense fog this morning. Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Patchy dense fog. Lows around 50. Northeast winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Patchy dense fog in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds.

Clear. Lows around 60.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Vermont
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               SEP 26-SEP 30 SEP 28-OCT 4    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
After an unsuccessful battle with the English fleet, the Spanish Armada 
encountered strong storms and high winds off the coast of Ireland on its 
way back to Spain. 26 ships are believed to have been lost. The remaining 
ships limped back to Spain defeated and demoralized, ending the reign of 
the once unbeatable Spanish Armada. (NWS Louisville)
A heavy chicken house, sixteen by sixteen feet in area, was picked up by a
tornado and wedged between two trees. The hens were found the next day
sitting on their eggs in the chicken house, with no windows broken, as
though nothing had happened. (The Weather Channel)
A great hurricane smashed into Long Island and bisected New England causing
a massive forest blowdown and widespread flooding. Winds gusted to 186 mph
at Blue Hill MA, and a storm surge of nearly thirty feet caused extensive
flooding along the coast of Rhode Island. The hurricane killed 600 persons
and caused 500 million dollars damage. The hurricane, which lasted twelve
days, destroyed 275 million trees. Hardest hit were Massachusetts,
Connecticut, Rhode Island and Long Island NY. The "Long Island Express"
produced gargantuan waves with its 150 mph winds, waves which smashed
against the New England shore with such force that earthquake-recording
machines on the Pacific coast clearly showed the shock of each wave. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Louisville's wettest September day, with 4.30 inches of rain. (NWS Louisville)
The temperature at Deeth NV soared from a morning low of 12 degrees to a
high of 87 degrees, a record daily warm-up for the state. (The Weather
Tropical Storm Emily, which formed in the Carribean the previous afternoon,
caused considerable damage to the banana industry of Saint Vincent in the
Windward Islands. Unseasonably hot weather continued in Florida and the
western U.S. Redding CA and Red Bluff CA, with record highs of 108 degrees,
tied for honors as the hot spot in the nation. (The National Weather
Thunderstorms produced high winds and locally heavy rain in the
southwestern U.S. One thunderstorm in west Texas produced wind gusts to 86
mph at Dell City completely destroying an airport hangar. A Cessna 150
aircraft housed within the hangar was flipped over and snapped in two.
Thunderstorms produced large hail in east central Utah, while snow
blanketed some of the higher elevations of the state. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Hurricane Hugo slammed into the South Carolina coast about 11 PM, making
landfall near Sullivans Island. Hurricane Hugo was directly responsible for
thirteen deaths, and indirectly responsible for twenty-two others. A total
of 420 persons were injured in the hurricane, and damage was estimated at
eight billion dollars, including two billion dollars damage to crops.
Sustained winds reached 85 mph at Folly Beach SC, with wind gusts as high
was 138 mph. Wind gusts reached 98 mph at Charleston, and 109 mph at Shaw
AFB. The biggest storm surge occurred in the McClellanville and Bulls Bay
area of Charleston County, with a storm surge of 20.2 feet reported at
Seewee Bay. Shrimp boats were found one half mile inland at McClellanville.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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