AWIS – North Carolina Frost / Freeze Forecast (5:30pm, Mon., April 16, 2018)

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AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  306 PM CDT on Mon Apr 16 2018
7 day temp image10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS
Ahoskie-Tri-Cou Albemarle_AP Andrews Asheboro
Asheville_Munic Beaufort-Michae Boone_NC Burlington-Burl
Cape_Hatteras_AG Chapel_Hill-Hor Charlotte Cherry_Point
Clinton_NC Concord_NC Currituck_NC Edenton-Northea
Elizabeth_City Elizabethtown_NC Erwin-Harnett_C Fayetteville_AP
Fort_Bragg/Simm Franklin/Macon_C Gastonia-Gaston Goldsboro_AFB
Goldsboro_NC Greensboro Greenville_AP_NC Hickory
Jacksonville Jacksonville_(A Jefferson_AP_NC Kenansville-Dup
Kill_Devil_Hills Kinston_AP Lexington-David Lincolnton_AP
Louisburg_NC Lumberton_AP_NC Mackall_AAF Manteo/Dare_Co
Maxton Mcalf_Bogue_Fiel Monroe_AP_NC Morganton-Morga
Mount_Airy-Moun New_Bern North_Wilkesbor Oxford_NC
Piney_Island_Bom Pope_AFB Raleigh-Durham Reidsville_AP
Roanoke_Rap_AP Roanoke_Rapids_R Rockingham_NC Rocky_Mount-Wils
Roxboro_AP Rutherfordton Salisbury-Rowan Sanford_NC
Shelby_AP_NC Smithfield_AP Southern_Pines Southport_NC
Statesville-Sta Tarboro_AP Wadesboro_AP Washington-Warr
Whiteville_NC Wilmington_AP_NC Winston-Salem


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

Lowest Temperatures:      39 - 46
Elizabeth_City Min          40 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     31 - 42
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     38 - 48
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W 11                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 50   55 - 62   45 - 53   43 - 50   46 - 52   50 - 57
--------

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

Lowest Temperatures:      40 - 43
Morehead_City Min           42 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     30 - 39
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     36 - 45
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W 11                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   46 - 50   59 - 62   45 - 49   42 - 47   41 - 48   45 - 54
--------

Southeast NC                            
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101                   
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      37 - 42
Elizabethtown Min           39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     30 - 37
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     35 - 45
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W 12                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   46 - 51   57 - 61   42 - 50   39 - 47   44 - 50   45 - 55
--------

North-Central NC                        
Franklin County Area                              

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  SCATTERED FROST PROTECTED AREAS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      31 - 40
Louisburg Min               31 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  1
Range Dewpoint Temps:     26 - 34
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     33 - 43
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W  9                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 48   50 - 58   39 - 47   38 - 44   41 - 47   43 - 50
--------

North/Central NC                        
Alamance County Area                              

**** FREEZE COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  SCATTERED FROST PROTECTED AREAS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      32 - 38
Graham_AG Min               36 
Durations at/below 32:     0 -  0
Range Dewpoint Temps:     22 - 34
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     33 - 43
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W 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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   43 - 48   52 - 56   40 - 46   37 - 44   41 - 47   40 - 50
--------

South/Central NC                        
Richmond County Area                              

**** NEAR FREEZING COLD LOCATIONS  ****
****  SCATTERED FROST PROTECTED AREAS ****

Lowest Temperatures:      33 - 39
Ellerbe Min                 39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     24 - 35
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     35 - 43
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:   W 11                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   47 - 50   55 - 59   43 - 48   44 - 45   46 - 49   48 - 53
--------

Interior/EC-SE NC                       
Wayne County Area                                 
**** LITTLE IF ANY FROST DUE TO CLOUDS/WIND **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      37 - 40
Goldsboro_AG Min            40 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     36 - 39
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     39 - 44
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  SW  9                          
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)

  04/18/18  04/19/18  04/20/18  04/21/18  04/22/18  04/23/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   44 - 48   57 - 63   44 - 47   41 - 44   41 - 47   47 - 52
--------

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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
Updated on May 16, 2018
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