Frost Forecast for NC From AWIS (9:45am Sat., 2/25/17)

— Written By
AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  504 AM CST on Sat Feb 25 2017

... Forecast for Tonight ... Northeast NC Coast                      
Currituck/Camden/Pasquotank/Tyrrell Counties      
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      38 - 45
Elizabeth_City Min          41 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     28 - 60
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     37 - 61
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW 11                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   34 - 41   52 - 58   57 - 63   50 - 57   38 - 44   28 - 37
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East Central/SE NC Coast                
Carteret/Pamlico Counties                         

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

Lowest Temperatures:      42 - 45
Morehead_City Min           42 

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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   33 - 37   56 - 56   59 - 62   57 - 58   38 - 40   35 - 36
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Southeast NC                            
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101                   
** PATCHY FROST COLDEST PROTECTED AREAS **

Lowest Temperatures:      37 - 44
Elizabethtown Min           39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     28 - 49
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     35 - 57
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  9                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   33 - 38   52 - 57   58 - 62   51 - 62   34 - 43   31 - 38
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North-Central NC                        
Franklin County Area                              

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  FROST LIKELY ****

Lowest Temperatures:      29 - 39
Louisburg Min               29 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  3
Range Dewpoint Temps:     21 - 43
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     28 - 53
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  8                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   30 - 36   43 - 52   53 - 60   42 - 53   30 - 38   26 - 33
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North/Central NC                        
Alamance County Area                              

**** FREEZING TEMPERATURES ****
****  FROST LIKELY ****

Lowest Temperatures:      29 - 35
Graham_AG Min               33 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  3
Range Dewpoint Temps:     20 - 43
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     28 - 53
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  8                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   31 - 36   44 - 49   54 - 60   43 - 51   30 - 37   27 - 33
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South/Central NC                        
Richmond County Area                              

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  FROST LIKELY ****

Lowest Temperatures:      32 - 39
Ellerbe Min                 39 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  1
Range Dewpoint Temps:     21 - 40
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     30 - 53
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  8                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   33 - 35   46 - 54   55 - 60   42 - 53   34 - 39   29 - 35
--------

Interior/EC-SE NC                       
Wayne County Area                                 
** PATCHY FROST COLDEST PROTECTED AREAS **

Lowest Temperatures:      37 - 41
Goldsboro_AG Min            40 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     32 - 52
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     37 - 58
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NW  9                          
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)

  02/27/17  02/28/17  03/01/17  03/02/17  03/03/17  03/04/17
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   31 - 36   51 - 56   56 - 61   51 - 58   35 - 39   31 - 36
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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 Feb 25, 2017
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