AWIS: North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast for Tonight (3.24.13)

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AWIS Weather Services, Inc.
North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  504 PM CDT on Sun Mar 24 2013

… Forecast for Tonight …

Northeast NC Coast
Currituck/Camden/Pasquotank/Tyrrell Counties
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND ****

Lowest Temperatures:      38 – 44
Elizabeth_City Min          41
Range Dewpoint Temps:     31 – 46
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     38 – 47
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE 13
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
35 – 41   33 – 40   33 – 40   34 – 41   37 – 43   36 – 44
——–

East Central/SE NC Coast
Carteret/Pamlico Counties
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND ****

Lowest Temperatures:      40 – 44
Morehead_City Min           43
Range Dewpoint Temps:     40 – 47
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     40 – 48
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE 10
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
35 – 38   34 – 36   34 – 37   35 – 38   35 – 39   36 – 41
——–

Southeast NC
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101

**** NEAR FREEZING COLD LOCATIONS  ****
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND ****

Lowest Temperatures:      34 – 43
Elizabethtown Min           39
Range Dewpoint Temps:     34 – 48
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     35 – 49
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   N  9
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
30 – 38   29 – 35   30 – 35   32 – 38   34 – 39   38 – 42
——–

North-Central NC
Franklin County Area

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      28 – 39
Louisburg Min               28
Durations at/below 32:     0 – 11
Durations at/below 28:     0 -  1
Range Dewpoint Temps:     26 – 33
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     30 – 34
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  7
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
28 – 35   27 – 33   27 – 34   30 – 35   32 – 39   34 – 42
——–

North/Central NC
Alamance County Area

**** FREEZING TEMPERATURES ****
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      30 – 34
Graham_AG Min               32
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  6
Range Dewpoint Temps:     29 – 33
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     32 – 34
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  7
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
29 – 34   28 – 33   29 – 34   31 – 36   34 – 39   37 – 42
——–

South/Central NC
Richmond County Area

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND ****

Lowest Temperatures:      32 – 39
Ellerbe Min                 39
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  1
Range Dewpoint Temps:     32 – 39
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     33 – 39
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  9
AVG Sky Condition:         Cloudy

Extended Forecast: Range of Lowest Min Temperatures in the Above Zones
Min Temps Valid For Morning of Given Date (May NOT include ALL cold pockets)

03/26/13  03/27/13  03/28/13  03/29/13  03/30/13  03/31/13
——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–  ——–
30 – 35   29 – 33   30 – 34   32 – 36   34 – 37   38 – 41
——–

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Dr. E. Barclay Poling
Professor Emeritus/Extension Strawberry Specialist
Department of Horticultural Science
Campus Box 7609, 162A Kilgore Hall
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
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Dr. Barclay PolingFormer Professor and Extension Specialist, Strawberries and Muscadines (919) 515-5373 (Office) Horticultural Science - NC State University

Posted on Mar 24, 2013

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