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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
535 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    127 AM  82    1976  54     -7       53
  MINIMUM         32    502 PM  13    1960  34     -2       24
  AVERAGE         40                        44     -4       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.26R         1.20 1929   0.10   1.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.90                      0.49   1.41     1.10
  SINCE MAR 1      1.90                      0.49   1.41     1.10
  SINCE JAN 1      5.82                      6.30  -0.48     7.38

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1     19.8
  SNOW DEPTH      MM

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        21      4       26
  MONTH TO DATE  129                       108     21      139
  SINCE MAR 1    129                       108     21      139
  SINCE JUL 1   3558                      3313    245     3541

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  HEAVY SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     85           800 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        80      1956
                                             1945
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        16      1960
                                             1926


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   646 AM EST   SUNSET   617 PM EST
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   644 AM EST   SUNSET   618 PM EST


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




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