Latest Frost Update for NC From AWIS (April 8, 2014)

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7daytemp.nc.4Fig. 1. Minimum Temp Map for North Carolina on Thursday morning, 4/10. Note that the areas in teal (36-38), blue (34-36) and dark blue (32-34), are going to be susceptible to frost Wed night/Thur morning, and growers in these areas must take steps to frost protect with row covers or sprinkler irrigation. A. Minimum temps for the entire state: NC AWIS Apr 8 to 15

B. UP CLOSE:  FROST IS EXPECTED IN ASHEVILLE ON THURSDAY MORNING:

ASHEVTABLE 1. DETAILED INFORMATION SHOWING "F" (FROST) AT 5 a.m., 4/10, ASHEVEILLE, NC. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL EXTENSION AGENT IF YOU ARE NEEDING FURTHER CLARIFICATION ABOUT THE NATURE OF THIS FROST THREAT IN MOUNTAINS OF NC THIS THURSDAY MORNING

C. SPECIALIZED AWIS PRODUCT FOR EASTERN NC, EAST CENTRAL REGION AND SANDHILLS (FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS NOT INCLUDED)

AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  506 a.m. CDT on Tue Apr  8 2014

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

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

Lowest Temperatures:      46 - 53
Elizabeth_City 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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   43 - 50   50 - 56   52 - 59   52 - 59   52 - 59   55 - 61
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East Central/SE NC Coast                
Carteret/Pamlico Counties                         

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

Lowest Temperatures:      48 - 50
Morehead_City Min           50 

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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   43 - 47   52 - 54   53 - 56   56 - 57   56 - 58   60 - 61
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Southeast NC                            
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101                   

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

Lowest Temperatures:      45 - 50
Elizabethtown Min           47 

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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 46   48 - 54   51 - 58   54 - 58   54 - 58   58 - 63
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North-Central NC                        
Franklin County Area                              
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      39 - 47
Louisburg Min               39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     38 - 44
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     40 - 49
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  6     Long Periods of Calm 
AVG Sky Condition:     Mostly 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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   37 - 44   45 - 50   47 - 53   50 - 56   51 - 57   53 - 58
--------

North/Central NC                        
Alamance County Area                              

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

Lowest Temperatures:      41 - 46
Graham_AG Min               44 

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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   38 - 44   45 - 51   48 - 53   51 - 57   52 - 57   53 - 59
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South/Central NC                        
Richmond County Area                              

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

Lowest Temperatures:      43 - 47
Ellerbe Min                 47 

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)

  04/10/14  04/11/14  04/12/14  04/13/14  04/14/14  04/15/14
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   41 - 44   45 - 52   49 - 55   51 - 56   52 - 56   55 - 61
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