AWIS North Carolina Frost / Freeze Forecast (Thu Mar 23 2017)

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AWIS Weather Services, Inc.
North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at 504 AM CDT on Thu Mar 23 2017

… Forecast for Tonight …

Northeast NC Coast
Currituck/Camden/Pasquotank/Tyrrell Counties

**** NEAR FREEZING COLD LOCATIONS ****
**** LITTLE/NO FROST DUE TO DRY AIR ****

Lowest Temperatures: 33 – 39
Elizabeth_City Min 33
Range Dewpoint Temps: 16 – 37
Range Wetbulb Temps: 31 – 38
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: NE 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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49 – 55 52 – 58 53 – 60 50 – 59 51 – 57 46 – 52
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East Central/SE NC Coast
Carteret/Pamlico Counties

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

Lowest Temperatures: 34 – 38
Morehead_City Min 37
Range Dewpoint Temps: 23 – 32
Range Wetbulb Temps: 33 – 39
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: NE 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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51 – 52 51 – 56 57 – 58 57 – 60 55 – 58 51 – 53
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Southeast NC
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101

**** NEAR FREEZING COLD LOCATIONS ****
**** FROST LIKELY ****

Lowest Temperatures: 33 – 38
Elizabethtown Min 35
Range Dewpoint Temps: 19 – 35
Range Wetbulb Temps: 33 – 40
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: SE 4 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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48 – 51 52 – 57 55 – 59 56 – 59 54 – 59 50 – 56
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North-Central NC
Franklin County Area

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS ****
**** PATCHY FROST ****

Lowest Temperatures: 29 – 36
Louisburg Min 29
Durations at/below 32: 0 – 4
Range Dewpoint Temps: 18 – 25
Range Wetbulb Temps: 28 – 36
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: SE 3 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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44 – 50 50 – 56 52 – 58 51 – 58 49 – 55 44 – 51
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North/Central NC
Alamance County Area

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS ****
** PATCHY FROST PROTECTED AREAS **

Lowest Temperatures: 31 – 36
Graham_AG Min 34
Durations at/below 32: 0 – 2
Range Dewpoint Temps: 18 – 25
Range Wetbulb Temps: 28 – 36
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: SE 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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45 – 50 51 – 56 53 – 58 53 – 59 51 – 55 46 – 51
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South/Central NC
Richmond County Area

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

Lowest Temperatures: 32 – 39
Ellerbe Min 35
Durations at/below 32: 0 – 1
Range Dewpoint Temps: 19 – 32
Range Wetbulb Temps: 33 – 39
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: SE 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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47 – 50 53 – 55 53 – 57 53 – 58 52 – 56 51 – 54
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Interior/EC-SE NC
Wayne County Area

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS ****
**** WIDESPREAD FROST ****

Lowest Temperatures: 32 – 35
Goldsboro_AG Min 35
Durations at/below 32: 0 – 1
Range Dewpoint Temps: 24 – 29
Range Wetbulb Temps: 31 – 38
AVG Wind Direction/Speed: V 2 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)

03/25/17 03/26/17 03/27/17 03/28/17 03/29/17 03/30/17
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47 – 49 51 – 55 54 – 57 55 – 60 53 – 59 48 – 53
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