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National Weather Service Burlington VT
1238 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure sliding off the New England coast this afternoon 
is making way for a low pressure system passing south of Long 
Island and outside the benchmark. Light snowfall is expected 
across Southern Vermont and along the spine of the Greens, 
generally 1 to 4 inches. A significant warming trend is expected
Monday through Wednesday of next week, along with increasing 
chances for rain. Near record high temperatures are possible 
Tuesday into Wednesday, with highs well into the 50s and 
possibly lower 60s.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WINDSOR County


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Regional Hourly Observations For WINDSOR County
Issued at
100 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
_____VERMONT_____

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BURLINGTON     LGT SNOW  31  26  82 S10       29.95F WCI  22          
6HR MIN TEMP:  31; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

MONTPELIER     LGT SNOW  25  24  96 CALM      29.96F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30; 6HR PCP:  0.04;                

MORRISVILLE    LGT SNOW  25  24  96 CALM      29.95F VSB 1            
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32; 6HR PCP:  0.04;                

ST. JOHNSBURY*   N/A     25  24  96 MISG      29.96F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  31; 6HR PCP:  0.05;                

LYNDONVILLE*   LGT SNOW  24  22  94 SE6       29.96F WCI  17          
6HR MIN TEMP:  24; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

MIDDLEBURY*    LGT SNOW  30  27  90 S5        29.94F WCI  25          
6HR MIN TEMP:  28; 6HR MAX TEMP:  31;                                

RUTLAND*       LGT SNOW  27  27 100 E8        29.93F FOG     WCI  18  
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

SPRINGFIELD    LGT SNOW  27  26  96 CALM      29.98F VSB 1            
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32; 6HR PCP:  0.06;                

HIGHGATE*      LGT SNOW  29  27  90 S6        29.95F WCI  23          
6HR MIN TEMP:  29; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32;                                

NEWPORT*       LGT SNOW  24  22  93 S7        29.95F WCI  16          
6HR MIN TEMP:  24; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

BENNINGTON     LGT SNOW  30  26  85 CALM      29.93F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  29; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33; 6HR PCP:  0.08;                

ISLAND POND*     N/A     23 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   
GALLUP MILLS*    N/A     23 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   
UNION VILLAGE*   N/A     27 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   
MT. MANSFIELD*   N/A     21 N/A N/A CALM        N/A                   

_____LAKE CHAMPLAIN_____

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BURTON ISLAND*   N/A     32  28  86 SW9G15      N/A  WCI  24          
COLCHESTER RF*   N/A     32  28  86 S22         N/A  WCI  19          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Vermont
Based on observations at 100am EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Vermont...temperatures are near 24 degrees north, near 25 degrees central, and near 30 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light snow north, light snow central, and light snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near 14 degrees north. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. Winds are calm south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 30 degrees at Bennington. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Newport and Lyndonville.


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 WINDSOR County,VT

303 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Low pressure tracking off the New England coast will bring a period
of light snow to much of eastern Vermont tonight with 1-3 inches of
snow accumulation expected by Sunday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Abnormally warm temperatures combined with periods of rainfall will
increase the threat for ice jam breakups and minor flooding across
the region Monday night through Wednesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For WINDSOR County, VT
916 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
A chance of snow until midnight, then snow likely. Total snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Lows in the lower 20s. South winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of snow 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Light and variable winds, becoming south around 10 mph after midnight.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Much warmer with highs in the upper 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of snow 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Vermont
                              VERMONT                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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