By the Numbers: Multi-State Weekend Update on Strawberry Weather (Noon, Sat. March 29, 2014)

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North Carolina:  NC AWIS Mar 28 to Apr 4

NC Min Temp Maps for Sun, Mon, Tue

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AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  506 AM CDT on Sat Mar 29 2014

... Forecast for Tonight ... Northeast NC Coast                      
Currituck/Camden/Pasquotank/Tyrrell Counties      

*** No Frost And/Or Freeze Danger Tonight ***

Lowest Temperatures:      48 - 54
Elizabeth_City Min          53 

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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   38 - 45   41 - 49   47 - 53   46 - 53   54 - 61   55 - 62
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East Central/SE NC Coast                
Carteret/Pamlico Counties                         

*** No Frost And/Or Freeze Danger Tonight ***

Lowest Temperatures:      49 - 54
Morehead_City Min           52 

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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   38 - 42   43 - 46   51 - 53   49 - 53   54 - 58   59 - 62
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Southeast NC                            
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101                   

*** No Frost And/Or Freeze Danger Tonight ***

Lowest Temperatures:      44 - 53
Elizabethtown Min           48 

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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   35 - 43   42 - 46   49 - 54   50 - 55   55 - 60   57 - 62
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North-Central NC                        
Franklin County Area                              
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      38 - 48
Louisburg Min               38 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     38 - 55
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     42 - 56
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   32 - 39   39 - 46   44 - 50   47 - 54   51 - 58   51 - 58
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North/Central NC                        
Alamance County Area                              
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      39 - 44
Graham_AG Min               42 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     39 - 55
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     41 - 56
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   33 - 38   41 - 46   45 - 50   50 - 55   52 - 57   52 - 57
--------

South/Central NC                        
Richmond County Area                              
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      40 - 48
Ellerbe Min                 48 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     40 - 56
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     42 - 58
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW 11                          
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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   34 - 39   42 - 47   48 - 51   51 - 54   53 - 58   53 - 59
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Virginia: AWIS VA Sat Mar 29 to Sat Apr 5

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South Carolina: SC AWIS Mar 29 to Apr 5

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Tennessee: TN AWIS Mar 29 to Apr 5

Frost Mon in Knoxville:

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Check out these 5-days for frost in TN

5-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS 

Kentucky:  NEAR FREEZING AND WIDESPREAD FROST

AWIS Weather Services, Inc. Western Kentucky Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  506 AM CDT on Sat Mar 29 2014

... Forecast for Tonight ... Southwest Kentucky                      
NWS Fcst Zones 1-13                               

**** NEAR FREEZING COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  WIDESPREAD FROST   ****

Lowest Temperatures:      33 - 35
Murray Min                  35 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     30 - 37
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     33 - 42
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   N  5     Long Periods of Calm 
AVG Sky Condition:         Clear    

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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   39 - 42   48 - 51   45 - 47   57 - 59   57 - 59   42 - 45
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Grayson County Area                     
NWS Fcst Zones 23-24,26-28,61-63                  

**** FREEZING TEMPERATURES ****
****  SCATTERED FROST PROTECTED AREAS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      29 - 33
Leitchfield Min             31 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  5
Range Dewpoint Temps:     24 - 39
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     29 - 42
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW 10                          
AVG Sky Condition:     Partly 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)

  03/31/14  04/01/14  04/02/14  04/03/14  04/04/14  04/05/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   34 - 39   46 - 50   42 - 45   53 - 57   53 - 56   40 - 45
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For more detailed information visit www.awis.com or call 888-798-9955. Copyright 2014 AWIS Weather Services, Inc. All rights reserved.

Kentucky AWIS 7-day: KY AWIS Mar 29 to Apr 5

5-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS 

Maryland – FROST IN ABERDEEN ON TUE MORNING

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Maryland 7-day AWIS:

MD AWIS Mar 29 to Apr 5

Maryland Min Temp Maps for next several days:

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Dr. E. Barclay Poling
Interim Executive Director, NC Strawberry Association Inc.
& Professor Emeritus (Strawberry Plasticulture Researcher)
Department of Horticultural Science
Campus Box 7609, 162A Kilgore Hall
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees
the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England

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Photo of Barclay Poling, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Barclay PolingFormer Professor and Extension Specialist, Strawberries and Muscadines (919) 515-5373 (Office) barclay_poling@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Posted on Mar 29, 2014
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