AWIS North Carolina Frost / Freeze Forecast for Saturday Morning (6:30pm, Fri., 4/20/18)

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10-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
AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast
Produced at  505 PM CDT on Fri Apr 20 2018

... Forecast for Tonight ... Northeast NC Coast                      
Currituck/Camden/Pasquotank/Tyrrell Counties      
** FROST COLDEST LOCATIONS **

Lowest Temperatures:      38 - 45
Elizabeth_City Min          39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     26 - 38
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     38 - 43
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  4     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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 48   46 - 53   51 - 58   55 - 62   54 - 60   52 - 59
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East Central/SE NC Coast                
Carteret/Pamlico Counties                         
** PATCHY FROST COLDEST LOCATIONS **

Lowest Temperatures:      38 - 42
Morehead_City Min           41 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     30 - 38
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     39 - 44
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   40 - 46   49 - 51   56 - 57   59 - 60   57 - 60   54 - 57
--------

Southeast NC                            
NWS FORECAST ZONES 87-90,96-101                   
****  WIDESPREAD FROST   ****

Lowest Temperatures:      36 - 41
Elizabethtown Min           39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     24 - 38
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     38 - 43
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 47   47 - 52   53 - 57   55 - 59   54 - 59   50 - 57
--------

North-Central NC                        
Franklin County Area                              

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

Lowest Temperatures:      34 - 41
Louisburg Min               34 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     23 - 32
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     34 - 42
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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   40 - 47   42 - 49   45 - 53   50 - 57   47 - 55   45 - 53
--------

North/Central NC                        
Alamance County Area                              
**** LITTLE/NO FROST DUE TO DRY AIR **** 

Lowest Temperatures:      36 - 41
Graham_AG Min               38 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     20 - 32
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     35 - 41
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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   42 - 47   44 - 49   46 - 52   51 - 56   48 - 53   46 - 51
--------

South/Central NC                        
Richmond County Area                              
** FROST COLDEST LOCATIONS **

Lowest Temperatures:      38 - 42
Ellerbe Min                 39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     24 - 34
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     36 - 42
AVG Wind Direction/Speed:  NE  4     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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   43 - 47   48 - 50   50 - 55   52 - 57   50 - 56   49 - 54
--------

Interior/EC-SE NC                       
Wayne County Area                                 
****  WIDESPREAD FROST   ****

Lowest Temperatures:      36 - 41
Goldsboro_AG Min            39 
Range Dewpoint Temps:     24 - 37
Range Wetbulb  Temps:     40 - 42
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)

  04/22/18  04/23/18  04/24/18  04/25/18  04/26/18  04/27/18
  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
   41 - 45   46 - 49   51 - 55   55 - 57   54 - 59   51 - 56
--------

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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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