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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
516 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         56    401 PM  91    1976  69    -13       80
  MINIMUM         30    528 AM  27    1980  46    -16       62
  AVERAGE         43                        57    -14       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.38 2000   0.11  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      1.90   0.28     2.17
  SINCE MAR 1      4.94                      5.36  -0.42     5.57
  SINCE JAN 1     11.22                     11.17   0.05    14.86

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           22                         9     13        0
  MONTH TO DATE  158                       183    -25      132
  SINCE MAR 1    808                       735     73      831
  SINCE JUL 1   4210                      3940    270     3773

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE    8                         9     -1       39
  SINCE MAR 1      8                        14     -6       39
  SINCE JAN 1      8                        14     -6       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    69           500 AM
 LOWEST     28           300 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        91      1976
                                             1937
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        27      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   643 AM EDT   SUNSET   757 PM EDT
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   641 AM EDT   SUNSET   758 PM EDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

REMARKS

DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE ASOS TEMPERATURE SENSOR ON AUGUST
26-28 AND SEPTEMBER 23...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM
NORMAL FOR HDD WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.

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MBS



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