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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
520 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         73   1233 PM  89    2010  69      4       68
  MINIMUM         55    107 AM  31    1963  50      5       43
  AVERAGE         64                        60      4       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.63          2.52 2002   0.13   0.50     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.67                      0.25   1.42     0.51
  SINCE MAR 1      5.35                      7.10  -1.75    10.92
  SINCE JAN 1     10.17                     12.76  -2.59    14.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                                       3.1
  SINCE JUL 1     34.8                                      39.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            1                         7     -6        9
  MONTH TO DATE    3                        14    -11       28
  SINCE MAR 1    825                       951   -126      880
  SINCE JUL 1   3638                      4444   -806     4800

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        30    -25       11
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        30    -25       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     57          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        87      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      2005
                                             1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   628 AM EDT   SUNSET   816 PM EDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   627 AM EDT   SUNSET   817 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 SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON DECEMBER 20-
21...JANUARY 19-20...AND JANUARY 22-25...THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE
DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA
FROM THESE DATES.

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