Ghent Square - Norfolk, Virginia - CoCoRAHs Daily Updates
=> Ghent Square - MON 3/30/20 - TUE 3/31/20 (7AM-7AM EST): warm front moved back N and VA was in surface flow from the S to SW; weak low moved to offshore Virginia Beach by midnight bringing cooler air into the area; partly cloudy skies through the period | temperature range: 58° - 78° - 54° monthly average temp-to-date 56.1° | winds: VARIABLE early NE, NW, WNW through noon becoming SE then S through SSW until midnight; thereafter, NW-WSW-W till post-time - peak gusts 200° 20mph at 3:49PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 2.83" annual 10.54" |

=> Ghent Square - SUN 3/29/20 - MON 3/30/20 (7AM-7AM EST): persistent, wavering stationary front aross Srn VA/NErn NC as the period began; front moved further N with SW surface flow pushing temps to the upper 80s; cooler air to N filtered back as a surface cool front which settled in late period; varialby to partly cloudy skies through the period; INCREASED FIRE DANGER SPECIAL STATEMENT FOR MOST OF CENTRAL & EASTERN VA issued by NWS through 7PM EDT 3/30/20 | temperature range: 56° - 88° - 54° monthly average temp-to-date 56.1° | winds: VARIABLE early NE, NW, WNW through noon becoming SE then S through SSW until midnight; thereafter, NW-WSW-W till post-time - peak gusts 200° 20mph at 3:49PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 2.83" annual 10.54" |

=> Ghent Square - SAT 3/28/20 - SUN 3/29/20 (7AM-7AM EST): surface front wavered across SErn VA and NErn NC; early on mostly SW to S winds replaced by onshore flow in the afternoon through period's end as front settled a bit further S to NErn NC, then started to move back to the N & NE late period; weak pressure readings across the area; plenty of sunshine late AM through the afternoon but with increased front induced high and mid-level clouds returnin in the evening through the overnight; temps averaged well-above normal | temperature range: 59° - 78° - 56°° monthly average temp-to-date 55.4° | winds: light SSE to S to SW through noon becoming onshore NNE to NE and diminishing through remainder of the period - peak gusts on many occasions to mostly NE 10 mph | rainfall: period 0.00" March 2.83" annual 10.54" |

=> Ghent Square - THU 3/26/20 - FRI 3/27/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure along the East Coast and centered over Virginia shifted SE to be well-offshore as the period ended; morning low clouds from departing storm of last period gradually cleared to become mostly sunny/fair with temps rising to the lower 60s then falling back to the upper 40s; nice springtime weather! | as the period began, low pressure moving to the NE along the NC coast and out to sea well east of New England | temperature range: 46° - 62° - 53° monthly average temp-to-date 54.6° | winds: light NNE to near CALM through late AM; then, mostly SW to SSW thereafter - peak gust SSW 20mph at 1:36AM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 2.71" annual 10.42" |

=> Ghent Square - WED 3/25/20 - THU 3/26/20 (7AM-7AM EST): as the period began, low pressure moving to the NE along the NC coast and out to sea well east of New England; high pressure settled in from the Oh Valley moving to and recentering over the Middle Atlantic; cloudy skies prevailed with periods of light rain and showers early and again later in the day for a period total of 0.17" and bringing the recent storm/event total to 1.12" | temperature range: 49° - 54° - 46° monthly average temp-to-date 54.6° | winds: mostly N & NE through the period - peak gust 050° 22mph around 4PM | rainfall: period 0.17" March 2.71" annual 10.42" |

=> Ghent Square - TUE 3/24/20 - WED 3/25/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged to the S along the East Coast with srn extent becoming stationary front across GA/SC back to developing low moving across the South; low moved east to the SErn US during the period with steady rains to the N of center moving into VA; a period of partly sunny skies mid-AM through mid-day; then increasing cloudiness with few light SHRA late evening with 0.95" of measurable rain after midnight until 7AM; low moved to Srn NC by period's end; as usual, some fog with rain; computer progged heavy rains remained to the N and S of this station; cool, damp | temperature range: 49° - 55° - 48° monthly average temp-to-date 54.8° | winds: light SSW early becoming onshore NE to ENE through 6pm; then, ESE-SE-SSE through 2AM becoming NE to ENE thereafter - peak gust 050° 22mph at 6:20AM | rainfall: period 0.95" March 2.54" annual 10.25" |

=> Ghent Square - MON 3/23/20 - TUE 3/24/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure near Cape Hatteras moved NNE just offshore Mid-Atlantic on its way northward during the period; rain, fog continued into mid-AM with cloudy skies, cool, damp temps; high pressure began to filter in under departing low late period with skies showing a mix of mid-level clouds and morning sun; storm total rain: 0.60" | temperature range: 49° - 51° - 49° monthly average temp-to-date 55.0° | winds: NE to N through around 10AM becoming W to NW - peak gust 230° 20mph around 1PM | rainfall: period 0.19" March 1.59" annual 9.30" |

=> Ghent Square - SUN 3/22/20 - MON 3/23/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged down the East Coast from center over SErn CAN and New England; onshore flow kept temps cool; breezy and damp; low pressure formed offshore SErn US and moved NNE to near Cape Hatteras overnight sending more rain across the locale as energy aloft move northeastward across NC into VA; some fog with the ongoing rains late period | temperature range: 48° - 54° - 47° monthly average temp-to-date 55.2° | winds: NE to ENE - peak gust 040° 26mph at 2:25AM | rainfall: period 0.57" March 1.57" annual 9.28" |

=> Ghent Square - SAT 3/21/20 - SUN 3/22/20 (7AM-7AM EST): period of light rain mid-AM through early afternoon as cold front moved through the locale in mid-AM; high pressure in SErn Canada continued to expand and build S over the East; skies were cloudy most of the period with a pop-up area of light rain moving across the locale after 3AM bringing another 0.01" of rain; rather breezy early with developing onshore flow dropping temps from the upper 60s early to the upper 40s by sunrise 3/22/20 | temperature range: 66° - dropping steadily to the upper 40°s - 48° monthly average temp-to-date 55.5° | winds: W to NW through noontime; onshore NE through ENE remainder of the period - peak gust 250° 20mph at 10:32AM | rainfall: period 0.09" March 1.00" annual 8.71" |

=> Ghent Square - FRI 3/20/20 - SAT 3/21/20 (7AM-7AM EST): despite the increase in high clouds early period, lots of sunshine pushed temps to a new Norfolk record high (88°); from NWS Wakefield VA ..ALL TIME MARCH RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT NORFOLK VA... A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES WAS SET AT NORFOLK VA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD DAILY RECORD OF 66 SET IN 1945. THIS ALSO ESTABLISHES A NEW RECORD HIGH MINIMUM FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 68 DEGREES ON MARCH 17TH 1945. NORFOLK'S HIGH TEMP OF 88° ON 3/20/20 ESTABLISHED A NEW MAX HI TEMP RECORD FOR THE DATE SURPASSING THE 84° READINGS ON THE SAME DATE IN 1945 & 1948; the period avg. temp was 29° ABOVE normal for the date; light sprinkles arrived just before post-time | temperature range: 68° - 86° - 66° monthly average temp-to-date 55.7° | winds: mostly S to SSW - peak gust 250° 33mph at 12:15PM & 220° 33mph again between 3:30 & 4PM | rainfall: period TRACE March 0.91" annual 8.62" |

=> Ghent Square - THU 3/19/20 - FRI 3/20/20 (7AM-7AM EST): morning clouds broke to mostly sunny skies through the afternoon with partly cloudy (mostly high clouds) overnight; some early period fog after showers which ended late last period (3/19/20 7AM ET) | temperature range: 57° - 82° - 68° monthly average temp-to-date 55.5° | winds: mostly S to SSW - peak gust 280° 20mph at 12:15PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.91" annual 8.62" |

=> Ghent Square - WED 3/18/20 - THU 3/19/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure in control of the East Coast ridged S to central GA; at the coastal plain, high pressure late period gave way to N'wd advancing warm front now moving through NC; onshore surface flow continued at the coast through mid-evening, then becoming SE to S then S and SW late period | temperature range: 51° - 57° - 51° - 58° | winds: mostly NE through E until midnight; then, SE to S & SW late night - peak gust 050° 18mph at 9:39AM | rainfall: period 0.19" March 0.91" annual 8.62" |

=> Ghent Square - TUE 3/17/20 - WED 3/18/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure east of Jersey coast continued to move NE with some clearing behind the low in the afternoon; a period of clear skies in the evening but with redevelopment of high & mid-levels clouds making for partly cloudy skies late period; temps rebounded in the afternoon to the upper 60s dropping to the lower 50s overnight as a a couple of surface fronts moved through | temperature range: 46° - 69° - 51° March average temp 53.7° | winds: CALM early then mostly SSW to SW through 2AM becoming mostly onshore NE to ENE late night - peak gust 050° 16mph around 5AM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.72" annual 8.43" |

=> Ghent Square - MON 3/16/20 - TUE 3/17/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cloudy, damp conditions prevailed as clouds held tight to the coast with offshore weak low pressure moving NNE offshore; that low spread some very light rain and drizzle at the coast through the afternoon; cold and damp with increasing breezes afternoon hours | temperature range: 46° - 50° - 45° March average temp 53.4° | winds: mostly onshore NE through ENE - peak gust 060° 22mph at 9:28AM | rainfall: period 0.01" March 0.72" annual 8.43" |

=> Ghent Square - SUN 3/15/20 - MON 3/16/20 (7AM-7AM EST): stationary front over Srn NC settled further S as high pressure continued to hold and wedge down the coastal plain states of the Middle Atlantic & SErn Us; mostly cloudy skies with a few patchy spots of light rain; onshore flow continued with cold, damp conditions locally temperature range: 47° - 53° - 46° March average temp 54° | winds: NE to E early becoming VARIALBE but mostly onshore remainder of period - peak gust 020° 20mph at 11:36AM | rainfall: period 0.01" March 0.73" annual 8.44" |

=> Ghent Square - SAT 3/14/20 - SUN 3/15/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to build down the NErn US coastal plains to the Carolinas and SErn US; skies were partly cloudy and some SHRA moved into area from the west just before midnight and again late period; becoming cloudy, colder, & damp late period with onshore surface flow and winds increasing with gusts to NNE and NE 17 mph around 10AM and again close to post-time | temperature range: 51° - 64° - 48° March average temp 54.2° | winds: NNW to NE to ENE through early evening becoming SE through early SUN 3/15; winds back to the N & NE thereafter - peak gust 030° 17mph at 9:14AM & 050° 17 mph at 6:24AM | rainfall: period 0.01" March 0.72" annual 8.43" |

=> Ghent Square - FRI 3/13/20 - SAT 3/14/20 (7AM-7AM EST): variably cloudy skies early with a line of SHRA moving through from the west extending N to S across the state into Ern VA; 0.06" with that activity; skies gave way to a mix of clouds and sunshine for the daytime with temps warming to the upper 70s on S to SW winds; cold front moved through just around midnight with temps decreasing to 50° late period | temperature range: 63° - 77° - 50° March average temp 54.4° | winds: S to SW through midnight; then VARIABLE but mostly onshore N to NE late night - peak gust 230° 31mph at 10:44AM | rainfall: period 0.06" March 0.70" annual 8.42" |

=> Ghent Square - THU 3/12/20 - FRI 3/13/20 (7AM-7AM EST): stationary fronts lying across the SE US from TN to vicinity Cape Hatteras as period began; high pressure settled into the lower Mid-Atlantic; stationary front reactivated as warm front and moved N through the late period with winds shifting into the S-SW; above normal temps continued; partly cloudy skies and sunshine; SHRA between 6 and 7AM at end of period | temperature range: 51° - 65° - 56° - 63° | winds: VARIABLE but mostly onshore NE to ENE through late evening becoming ESE-SE-SSE then S to SW remainder of period - peak gust 060° 15mph at 1:11PM | rainfall: period 0.01" March 0.64" annual 8.35" |

=> Ghent Square - WED 3/11/20 - THU 3/12/20 (7AM-7AM EST): a few sprinkles as the period began when a back-door type cold front came down the Middle Atlantic coast becoming stationary across central into NErn NC; variably cloudy skies but still plenty of sun on 3/11/20; cooler temps with developing mainly onshore flow | temperature range: 54° - 66° - 51° March average temp 52.8° | winds: mostly N-NE through E to SSE - peak gust 120° 17mph at 1:17PM | rainfall: period TRACE March 0.63" annual 8.34" |

=> Ghent Square - TUE 3/10/20 - WED 3/11/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure shifted well-offshore SE US with surface cold front moving into the East; showers and strong southerly wind flow moved S to N ahead of the front during the afternoon; couple of lines of showers passed with light rainfall totals locally | temperature range: 58° - 73° - 57° March average temp 52.6° | winds: mostly S & SW - peak gust 200° 31mph at 1:17PM | rainfall: period 0.09" March 0.63" annual 8.34" |

=> Ghent Square - MON 3/9/20 - TUE 3/10/20 (7AM-7AM EST): large high pressure covered the Eastern US as its center shifted from the Middle Atlantic/SErn US to offshore US; moderate frost early period gave way to sunny/clear, milder, dry conditions | temperature range: 45° - 70° - 58° March average temp 51.4° | winds: S & SW - peak gust 230° 22mph at 12:19PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.54" annual 8.25" |

=> Ghent Square - SUN 3/8/20 - MON 3/9/20 (7AM-7AM EST): large high pressure covered the Eastern US as its center shifted from the Middle Atlantic/SErn US to offshore US; areas of frost early period gave way to sunny/clear, milder, dry conditions | temperature range: 34° - 60° - 43° March average temp 50.2° | winds: N & NNW early backing to NW through SW to SSW & S - peak gust 360° 13mph around 4:15PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.54" annual 8.25" |

=> Ghent Square - SAT 3/7/20 - FRI 3/8/20 (7AM-7AM EST): as low pressure east of New England moved further N, expansive high pressure centered over the OH Valley built over the East to be centered over NC at post-time; some cloudiness early, then sunny, clear, cold weather followed with gusty winds early which produced wind chill temps as low as 33°; winds dropped off late night with scattered frost to follow as temps dropped to the low and mid 30s | temperature range: 42° - 51° - 34° March average temp 50.1° | winds: N to NE to E through early evening; then diminishing winds to become light NE then CALM - peak gust 340° 23mph around 1PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.54" annual 8.25" |

=> Ghent Square - FRI 3/6/20 - SAT 3/7/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure intensified ESE of Cape Hatteras on its way to the N; a cold front with surface low vcnty SWrn NC moved east with RA and SHRA ahead and along and behind the cold front that moved through and to the east of the area in late afternoon and evening; late period, large low to the E of New England spiraling low clouds and scattered light SHRA S along the coastal areas of DelMarVA Peninsula and lower Chesapeake Bay; winds increased significantly behind the low with frequent gusts to near 30 mph by post-time | temperature range: 47° - 50° - 43° | winds: N to NW to WNW through 2pm; then, a two hour period of N to NE winds becoming WNW to NNW and NW balance of the period - peak gust 330° 24mph at 1:34AM | rainfall: period 0.24" storm/event 0.53" March 0.54" annual 8.25"

=> Ghent Square - THU 3/5/20 - FRI 3/6/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over New England coast early period ridged SSW along the Eastern coastal plain; lots of sun early, then increasing high clouds through the afternoon with rain arriving late night as low pressure strenthened offshore E of SC/GA coasts; rain moved from SW to NE into the area over the SErn, just as progged; cool air remained in place and damp, chilly conditions with some fog prevailed; low pressure at post-time SE of Cape Hatteras moving NNE | temperature range: 49° - 49° - 46° March average temp 52.5° | winds: NE to ENE with peak gust 010° 17mph between 7 & 8AM EST 3/8/20 | rainfall: period 0.29" March 0.30" annual 8.01" |

=> Ghent Square - WED 3/4/20 - THU 3/5/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure built across the lower Mid-Atlantic during the period with abundant sunshine then an increase of high clouds as moisture & energy aloft flowed in from the SW; low pressure organizing over the deep south; temps dropped late period as a surge of colder air from the north moved down the coastal plain with actual FROPA around just before 5AM EST becoming stationary across NErn NC; winds picked-up with gusts to near 20 mph towards post-time | temperature range: 51° - 64° - 49° March average temp 53.6° | winds: W to SW through much of period becoming W to NW then NW & N after 4AM EST - peak gust 040° 20mph at 5:12AM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.01" annual 7.72" |

=> Ghent Square - TUE 3/3/20 - WED 3/4/20 (7AM-7AM EST): variably cloudy skies for much of the period with a -SHRA in mid-afternoon; bulk of moisture remained to the west and south; milder ahead of cold front which passed overnight followed by weak high pressure moving in from the NW with clearing skies late period | temperature range: 55° - 70° - 51° March average temp 52.9° | winds: S through SW then SSW-W-WNW with fropa overnight - peak gust 220° 26mph at 2:04PM | rainfall: period 0.01" March 0.01" annual 7.72" |

=> Ghent Square - MON 3/2/20 - TUE 3/3/20 (7AM-7AM EST): variably cloudy skies with warmer temps and higher humidity flowing NE and across SErn VA from the SSW; chilly start to the AM with temps rising to near 70° | temperature range: 41° - 69° - 55° March average temp 49.7° | winds: S through SW - peak gust 210° 24mph at 12:24PM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.00" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - SUN 3/1/20 - MON 3/2/20 (7AM-7AM EST): mostly clear/sunny skies continued as high pressure continued to dominate over the East with system moving offshore overnight strengthening an ensuing SW flow and bringing milder temps | temperature range: 35° - 45° - 31° March average temp 41.9° | winds: NNW to N then NNW to WNW - peak gust 340° 20mph at 8:27AM | rainfall: period 0.00" March 0.00" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - SAT 2/29/20 - MON 3/1/20 (7AM-7AM EST): mostly clear/sunny skies entire period as high pressure continued to dominate the East from center across OH Valley into the NE and south to the Mid-ATL; dry conditions, except late night with period with some light frost; reenforcing surface FROPAs | temperature range: 35° - 45° - 31° February average temp 41.9° | winds: NNW to N then NNW to WNW - peak gust 340° 20mph at 8:27AM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 4.16" March 0.00 annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - FRI 2/28/20 - SAT 2/29/20 (7AM-7AM EST): mostly clear early with some light frost; weak high pressure held over the East; new surge of cold air from central Canada SE into the Ohio Valley over to the Appalachians continued to move SE into SErn VA late period; some light showers on KAKQ radar late period but remaining to the N of SErn VA; rather cold late period | temperature range: 33° - 53° - 35° February average temp-to-date 48.6° | winds: mostly SW through WNW - peak gust 250° 24mph at 2:05PM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 4.16" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - FRI 2/28/20 - SAT 2/29/20 (7AM-7AM EST): mostly clear early with some light frost; weak high pressure held over the East; new surge of cold air from central Canada SE into the Ohio Valley over to the Appalachians continued to move SE into SErn VA late period; some light showers on KAKQ radar late period but remaining to the N of SErn VA; rather cold late period | temperature range: 33° - 53° - 35° February average temp-to-date 48.6° | winds: mostly SW through WNW - peak gust 250° 24mph at 2:05PM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 4.16" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - THU 2/27/20 - FRI 2/28/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low over New England with high pressure building into the East; colder dryer breezy conditions filtered through the area with temps falling to the low 30s by late period; some light frost at post-time | temperature range: 43° - 49° - 33° | winds: mostly SW to WNW - peak gust 330° 24mph around 10AM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 4.16" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - WED 2/26/20 - THU 2/27/20 (7AM-7AM EST): murky weather with well-above normal temps, dense to moderate fog much of the day, light winds; conditions began to change in the afternoon and evening with approach of cold front to the west and weak low moving across Mid-Atlantic; SHRA just after midnight; cold front moved through around 3AM | temperature range: 55° - 61° - 43° February average temp-to-date 49.2° | winds: mostly onshore NE-ENE-E becoming SSE t-S-SSW through 2AM, becoming onshore NE through ESE through the evening, then SSE through FROPA around 3AM with W winds thereafter - peak gust 210° 26mph at 12:04AM | rainfall: period 0.17" February 4.16" annual 7.71" |

=> Ghent Square - TUE 2/25/20 - WED 2/26/20 (7AM-7AM EST): ill-defined weather across the area with overrunning moisture and milder temps (warm fropa) early period resulting in generally light showers; skies remained mostly cloudy but we did see a few bursts of afternoon sun; variably cloudy skies cleared early evening and this, combined with milder temp, increased humidity and light winds let to foggy conditions overnight with areas of dense fog prompting an NWS advisory | temperature range: 53° - 64° - 55° February average temp-to-date 49.0° | winds: mostly SSE-S-SSW through 2AM, becoming onshore NE thereafter - peak gust 220° 22mph at 2:00pm | rainfall: period 0.06" February 3.99" annual 7.54" |

=> Ghent Square - MON 2/24/20 - TUE 2/25/20 (7AM-7AM EST): early period, high pressure continued the cool late winter weather ridged into the SErn US; warm front developed through the period & moved up the coastal plains of the SE; overruning light SHRA moved through in the afternoon and evening and again late period; some fog developed as warmer air aloft overrode the shallow cool air at the surface | temperature range: 43° - 54° - 49° - 53° February average temp-to-date 48.6° | winds: mostly SSW-SW-S - peak gust 220° 14mph at 1:45pm rainfall: period 0.10" February 3.89" annual 7.44"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 2/23/20 - MON 2/24/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over the region early shifted E with center at period's end just off the SE US coast; during the period, some frost early then sunny/clear/fair skies; temps warmed nicely to the lower 60s in the afternoon and dropped back to the lower 40s | temperature range: 33° - 62° - 42° average February temperature-to-date 48.5° | winds: mostly SW-SSW-S - peak gust 220° 14mph at 1:45pm | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.89" annual 7.44"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 2/22/20 - SAT 2/23/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over the S & SErn US ridged NE into New England; a very cold start to the period with temps warming nicely to the upper 40s under sunny/clear skies, drier afternoon, lighter winds (to near CALM early and late) | temperature range: 27° - 50° - 34° average February temperature-to-date 48.4° | winds: NW-WNW-W early backing to SW-SSW-S - peak gust 280° 11mph at 1:43pm | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.89" annual 7.44"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 2/21/20 - SAT 2/22/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure pulled away from SE US and skies cleared followed by coldest weather of the winter with temps in the afternoon only reaching 34.4° then falling to 27.2 by period's end (winds dropped to CALM from the west bringing cold from snowpack to the S-SW-W-NW); event snowfall total as period began was 0.5"; partly cloudy early giving way to sunny/clear skies thereafter; windy, cold and wind chill temps plummeting to 16.8°; WINTER STORM WARNING dropped as the period began | temperature range: 30° - 33° - 27° average February temperature-to-date 48.7° | winds: NE to N through 7PM becoomng NNW then NW through 7pm followed by NW'ly backing to SW up to post-time - peak gust 040° 24mph around NOON | rainfall: period 0.01" February 3.84" annual 7.39"

=> Ghent Square - THU 2/20/20 - FRI 2/21/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued over the Middle Atlantic while low pressure developed across the SRn US and cold front moving SE across the Appalachians into VA. WINTER STORM WATCH raised to WARNING for area with anticiipated 2-4" possible by late period. Thickening cloudiness and temps rising to the lower 40s ahead of systems with light rain quickly changing to snow as temps dropped between 2-3PM; snow continued through the afternoon - mixing back with some rain at times into early evening - into mid-early AM 2/2/20; temps failed to go below 34 through midnight and, as the ground had been fairly warm for several days, much of the snow melted on contact. Heavier snow accumulated to 0.5" on raised surfaces and grassy areas. Low pressure moved across the S, a bit further S than progged with generally lighter amounts of acqueous precip than expected. Actual cold front pushed through overnight with winds gusty to NNE 25 mph late period | temperature range: 42° - 44° - 32° average February temperature-to-date 49.1 | winds: NE to N through 1AM 2/21/20 then NNE remainder of the period - peak gust 030° 25mph around 3AM | rainfall: period 0.30" February 3.83" annual 7.38"

=> Ghent Square - WED 2/19/20 - THU 2/20/20 (7AM-7AM EST): rains pulled to the S & E as the period began with mostly cloudy skies to follow; skies cleared in the evening with temps falling to the mid-30s until overcast skies moved in with an onshore flow that shot temps back to the low 40s; WINTER STORM WATCH, THEN WARNING posted late period with eyes on colder, drier air moving S to the area next period as low pressure develops across the S and moves NNE toward the area | temperature range: 47° - 49° - 38° - 43° average February temperature-to-date 50.4 | winds: NNW to N early became onshore N through NE mid-afternoon through period's end - peak gust 010° 17mph around NOON | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.53" annual 7.08"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 2/18/20 - WED 2/19/20 (7AM-7AM EST): overriding moisture aloft from the SW as high pressure continued to dominate the East Coast resulted in skies becoming mostly cloudy after some early morning sunshine; still cool, but ENE winds became mostly SSW ahead of a cold front extending from SErn Canada SW into the Gulf of Mexico with strong high pressure building in behind cold front; rains moved in around midnight and continued until 5AM; fog late period | temperature range: 40° - 62° - 47° average February temperature-to-date 50.8 | winds: ENE early becoming S to SW through the evening; shift of winds into the NNW late period - peak gust 350° 25mph at 6:09am | rainfall: period 0.20" February 3.53" annual 7.08"

=> Ghent Square - MON 2/17/20 - TUE 2/18/20 (7AM-7AM EST): a milder start to the period with cold front coming down the coast plain; winds switched from S-SW into the NE; high pressure ridged from New England S to GA; partly to variably cloudy skies with development of patchy fog late night | temperature range: 42° - 51° - 40° average February temperature-to-date 50.5 | winds: S to SW early becoming onshore NE through ENE remainder of the period - peak gust 280° 15mph at 2:35pm | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.33" annual 6.88"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 2/16/20 - MON 2/17/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure just offshore NE US down to the Carolinas pulled to the east to sea; weak trough offshore SE US with advancing upper low moving across the SErn US producing some generally light rains, some of which made it N to extreme SErn VA; mostly cloudy overnight clearing near sunrise as low offshore SE pulled in refreshing high pressure reorienting from the Great Lakes, Oh Valley, and New England | temperature range: 34° - 52° - 42° | winds: S-SSW-SW with peak gust 210° 15mph at 12:33pm | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.33" annual 6.88"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 2/15/20 - SUN 2/16/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged down the East Coast to the central Gulf of Mexico & weak low across Nrn Tx/Wrn OK shifted SE into deep south where future low to take shape; cold temps early period began to moderate late period as high shifted slowly to the east | temperature range: 29° - 38° - 34° | winds: N to NE early becoming VBL NE to SSE through mid-evening then SSE & S late evening, then SE to S - peak gust 070° 14mph around 9AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.33" annual 6.88"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 2/14/20 - SAT 2/15/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front moved SE away from the area with a series of reenforcing fronts moving through remainder of period as large cold high pressure settled S and E across the US; skies partly cloudy early became mostly sunny/fair/clear remainder of period with temps cooling off considerably and dropping to 29.1° at post-time; drier and colder conditions prevailed. | temperature range: 44° - 47° - 29° | winds: N to NW through 5PM becoming N to NE until around 2AM, then becoming onshore NE - peak gust 360° 22mph at 10:42PM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.33" annual 6.88"

=> Ghent Square - THU 2/13/20 - FRI 2/14/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure moved to sea with return SSW flow ahead of cold front to the NW and W; low along front over NC moved with front to the coastal plain with low dissipating. Front became stationary briefly as SHRA/general RA moved NE and E with the front; cloudy skies with areas of rain and fog mainly from late AM till early evening; FROPA moved through late evening bringing in colder temps dropping from the lower 60s through to the mid-40s by period's end | temperature range: 60° - 65° - 44° | winds: S to SW through about 7PM becoming W to WNW then NW to N by midnight; late night, N to NNE onshore flow - peak gust 210° 22mph at 8:52AM & again 220° 22mph around 6PM | rainfall: period 0.28" February 3.33" annual 6.88"

=> Ghent Square - WED 2/12/20 - THU 2/13/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure centered just east of New England coast continued to wedge SSW across the coastal areas into NC; meanwhile, weak low formed along an offshore stalled front but only helped to increase cloudiness through the period; also, low pressure taking shape over the SErn US moved into SWrn NC by post-time; warmfront moved into vicinity overnight with temps rising to near 60° temp | temperature range: 46° - 48° - 60° February average temp-to-date 53.1° | winds: mostly NE to E through early afternoon becoming ESE to SE to SSE through midnight; then, SSE to S & SW overnight - peak gust 230° 18mph just before 6AM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 3.05" annual 6.60"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 2/11/20 - WED 2/12/20 (7AM-7AM EST): SHRA continued across the locale through 7PM and a few -SHRA (0.01" each occurrence moved through late period; cloudy skies, fog with some of the heavier showers and warming grounds; FROPA late afternoon | temperature range: 62° - 69° - 48° February average temp-to-date 58.5° | winds: mostly S to SW to SW - peak gust 220° 22mph at 2:07PM | rainfall: period 0.55" February 3.05" annual 6.60"

=> Ghent Square - MON 2/10/20 - TUE 2/11/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure shifted eastward to sea with winds coming in from the S and SW and gusting to near 30 mph; chilly AM temps warmed to the middle 60s under partly cloudy skies: high pressure continued to build S along the East Coast; showers ahead of approaching cold front reached the area late period between 6 and 7AM | temperature range: 40° - 65° - 62° February average temp-to-date 53.1° | winds: mostly S to SW to SW - peak gust 220° 22mph at 2:07PM | rainfall: period 0.10" February 2.50" annual 6.05"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 2/9/20 - MON 2/10/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to build S along the east coast; high began to shift seaward late SUN through late period with a wedge of cold air still holding on down into the Carolinas' coasts over to the Srn Appalachians; chilly temps continued under sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 38° - 51° - 40° February average temp-to-date 51.8° | winds: mostly W & SW - peak gust 210° 15mph at 12:29AM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 2.40" annual 5.95"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 2/8/20 - SUN 2/9/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to build-in from the N while low pressure moved across the SErn states; here, colder, drier conditions with abundant AM sun followed by increasing high clouds for the balance of the period; skies did clear out close to post-time. | temperature range: 35° - 47° - 38° February average temp-to-date 52.6° | winds: mostly W & SW - peak gust 200 & 240° 11mph on two occasions between 4:45 & 6PM | rainfall: period 0.00" February 2.40" annual 5.95"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 2/7/20 - SAT 2/8/20 (7AM-7AM EST): surprising, unexpected deep low moved SW to NE across VA as period began with gusty, SW to W winds returning under and behing the low; several surges of colder, drier air came through, most noticeably during the morning and afternoon with each producing brief periods of increased clouds & stronger, gusty winds to 41 mph on two occasions; showers of rain accompanied each surge of strong, gusty, shifting winds in the first around 9:15AM EST | temperature range: 64° - 59° - 35° with February average temp-to-date 55.0° | winds: mostly SW early becoming SW through WNW remainder of the period - peak gust 250° 41mph 10:37AM | rainfall: period 0.08" storm/event total: 2.25" February 2.40" annual 5.95"

=> Ghent Square - THU 2/6/20 - FRI 2/7/20 (7AM-7AM EST): strong, deepening low pressure center over the Srn Appalachians along a complex boundary zone brought bountiful rains with gusty winds to the lower Middle Atlantic; pocket/wedge of cold air held strong early until overrun by warmfront pushing temps to near 70° ; squall long line wind front with downpours moved through in mid/late afternoon with wind gust to 37mph; strong line of SHRA and gusty winds advanced upon the area again at post-time; severe wxr warnings, watches, advisories issued throughout the period | temperature range: 52° - 73° - 60° with average February temp-to-date 55.4° | winds: SSW to S becoming S to SSE late night till post-time - peak gust SSW 37mph at 3:40PM | rainfall: period 2.16" February 2.32" annual 5.87"

=> Ghent Square - WED 2/5/20 - THU 2/6/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure receding to the S as back-door cold front headed S into and thru' the area; some morning sunshine, clouding up by late AM with colder air arriving early afternoon; temps rose to the upper 60s but dropped back quickly to the lower 40s by late afternoon; cold front became stationary just S of the area, returning as a warm front around MIDNIGHT; several brief SHRAs during the period with fog developing, esp as warmer air returned over shallow cool air late period | temperature range: 62° - 68° - 45° - 47° average February 54.1° | winds: n shifting to onshore NE to ENE through MIDNIGHT, becoming S remainder of period - peak gust 350° 20mph at 12:45PM | rainfall: period 0.01" January 3.81" annual 3.81"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 2/4/20 - WED 2/5/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure centered early period over WV and covering the Mid-Atlantic SSW into the Gulf of Mexico through offshore SE US transported warmer, more humid temps northward across the region; skies partly to variably cloudy - mostly high clouds - in a fast flow aloft; light SHRAs late period | temperature range: 50° - 73° - 58° mean February temperature: February 55.5° | wind: W-SW-SSW - peak gust 200° 18mph at 5:53AM | rainfall: period TRACE" January 3.80" annual 3.80"

=> Ghent Square - MON 2/3/20 - TUE 2/4/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure reoriented offshore SE US continued the SW flow which pushed temps to the lower 70s; clear skies early gave way to high clouds for a partly cloudy afternoon as increasing moisture aloft streamed over the Middle Atlantic | temperature range: 50° - 73° - 58° mean temperature: February 53.9° | wind: W-SW-SSW - peak gust 360° 20mph at 5:21AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.80" annual 3.80"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 2/2/20 - MON 2/3/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued across the Middle Atlantic with a developing SW flow in the afternoon and overnight that put temps on the rise; mostly sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 39° - 56° - 49° mean temperature: February 47.3° | wind: W to SSW to SW - peak gust 300° 27mph at 2:32PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.80" annual 3.80"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 2/1/20 - SUN 2/2/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure off SErn NC moved NNE along offshore stationary front with wrap-around rain pulling E to sea as period began; some residual periods of light rain until evening; continued cool and damp with patchy fog; skies cleared late night to herald a sunny, cool sunrise | temperature range: 44° - 49° - 39° mean temperature: January 46.6° | wind: W to WSW to SW - peak gust 040° 13 mph at 11:30AM | rainfall: period 0.10" January 3.80" annual 3.80"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 1/31/20 - SAT 2/1/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure still ridged from New England S along the East Coast; developing low pressure offshore SE US moved NNE with associated rain to the W of the system riding along a stationary/boundary front offshore; rains arrived here in the eveningn ; patchy fog developed; early sunshine followed by steady, increasing cloudiness through the afternoon; cloudy overnight | temperature range: 40° - 49° - 43° mean temperature: January 47.6° | wind: quite variable - peak gust 010° 17mph at 12:22PM | rainfall: period 0.36" January 3.73" annual 3.73"

=> Ghent Square - THU 1/30/20 - FRI 1/31/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged from offshore New England S along the East Coast; onshore flow held temps down; mostly sunny/fair/clear skies but with a few periods of patchy cloudiness from time-to-time | temperature range: 38° - 46° - 39° mean temperature: January 47.6° | wind: quite variable - peak gust 010° 17mph at 12:22PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - WED 1/29/20 - THU 1/30/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued, ridged from New England S to the SE US coast; low pressure mved across the NErn Gulf of Mexico and eastward on the way to sea with rains remaining over the lower SE US; mostly sunny/fair skies, generally light winds becoming onshore through late period | temperature range: 37° - 46° - 36° mean temperature: January 47.8° | wind: CALM early becoming onshore and light NE & N through the remainder of the period; near CALM overnight - peak gust 030° 11mph at 11:18AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 1/28/20 - WED 1/29/20 (7AM-7AM EST): some early period clouds; then mostly sunny/fair/clear skies with high pressure ridging along the East Coast south from SErn Canada; continued dry in the afternoon but humid overnights | temperature range: 42° - 49° - 36° | wind: quite VARIABLE early becoming mostly WNW through WSW remainder of period with wind speeds diminishing after sunset to near CALM at times - peak gust 320 to 340° 15mph around 9AM and again around 4PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - MON 1/27/20 - TUE 1/28/20 (7AM-7AM EST): some early period clouds; then mostly sunny/fair skies with surface front moving through in the afternoon; high pressure built-in gradually with colder, drier air arriving afternoon, evening through the overnight; winds picked-up overnight | temperature range: 36° - 55° - 41° | wind: mostly W-WSW-SW through early evening; then NW-NNW-N with increasing winds late night - peak gust 360° 15mph around 5AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 1/26/20 - MON 1/27/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over the East Coast with embedded weak trough over central VA; some high clouds from time to time but mostly sunny/clear/fair skies; chilly temps continued | temperature range: 39° - 50° - 36° | wind: mostly W to NW through 7PM; then SSW evening through overnight - peak gust 300° 13mph at 12:39PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 1/25/20 - SUN 1/26/20 (7AM-7AM EST): a few residual showers as period began; early morning SHRA moved to sea as period began with variably cloudy skies through late AM; skies became partly cloudy, then mostly sunny by mid-afternoon; mostly clear/fair overnight; FROPA moved across the area during the morning and return surface flow slow to establish with temps falling to 39° | temperature range: 52° - 62° - 39° | wind: quite variable with FROPA passage followed by ill-defined surface flow; check on hourly obs showed most winds coming in from the W and SW - peak gust 190° 17mph around 1:00PM | rainfall: period 0.04" event total: 0.82" January 3.34" annual 3.34"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 1/24/20 - SAT 1/25/20 (7AM-7AM EST): with advancing cold front, winds became S'ly with abundant moisture drawn northward across the Middle Atlantic; some -SHRA (0.01") early period from batch of moisture coming in from the SE and Western Altantic; increased humidity, fog overspread the area; cloudy skies, increased surface winds in the late evening through end of period | temperature range: 44° - 61° - 52° | wind: onshore NE early followed by SE the SSE remainder of period; variable winds with line of SHRA passing late period - peak gust 150° 22ph at 1:59AM | rainfall: period 0.78" January 3.30" annual 3.30" => Ghent Square - THU 1/23/20 - FRI 1/24/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged along the East Coast continued to shift eastward to sea; some sunshine early followed by ongoing increase of high clouds as warmer air aloft moved in from the SW; low pressure organizing vcnty OK Panhandle; still cool with temps hitting the upper 40s late period; patchy light showers just to SE heading NW across NErn/SErn VA at post-time | temperature range: 38° - 45° - 42° | wind: mostly NE and occasionally N-NNW - peak gust 030° 10mph at 9:30AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.52" annual 2.52"

=> Ghent Square - WED 1/22/20 - THU 1/23/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged NE to SW over the East Coast, all the way into the Gulf of Mexico; continued cold, dry, breezy conditions for most of the period; lower level moisture increased with onshore flow and that led to SOME frost late night; winds speeds higher with interaction between high pressure centered just to the N and developing low pressure off the SE US coast, now well at sea and moving further east | temperature range: 33° - 39° - 34° - 38° | wind: NNW - N - NNE - NE - peak gust 050° 18mph at 12:47PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.52" annual 2.52"

=> Ghent Square - MON 1/20/20 - TUE 1/21/20 (7AM-7AM EST): large high pressure over most of the US with the locale on eastern, building side; blustery NNW winds keep temps in the upper 20s to mid 30s with wind chill temps early dropping into the teen°s and again into the lowers 20s late period; some coastal clouds under bay effect conditions with some flurries reported in Ocean View section of Norfolk; otherwise, mostly sunny/fair/clear, cold, blustery at times | temperature range: 27° - 35° - 29° | wind: mostly NNW to N through late evening becoming onshore N to NE late night - peak gust 130° 22mph at 5:28AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.52" annual 2.52"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 1/19/20 - MON 1/20/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure built SSE out of Canada bringing several surges of colder, drier air into the Middle Atlantic; gusty winds, mostly sunny/fair skies, much colder temps dropping to the upper 20s by potst-time | temperature range: 53° - 55° - 27° | wind: SW to W early becoming mostly NNW to N then NNW remainder of the period - peak gust 350° 23mph at 6:35PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.52" annual 2.52"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 1/18/20 - SUN 1/19/20 (7AM-7AM EST): fast moving wxr across the lower Middle Atlantic with low pressure moving across the NE, trailing cold front SW into the S; light rain showers ahead of storm reaching here in the evening and overnight (0.08"); surface fronts moving into the locale late period as high pressure builds SE from central Canada, progged to keep us in colder air through early WED | cloudy skies, breeziness increases | temperature range: 37° - 53° - 52° | wind: NE to E then SE through evening becoming S to SSW and SW overnight - peak gust 240° 22mph at 4:46AM | rainfall: period/event 0.08" January 2.52" annual 2.52"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 1/17/20 - SAT 1/18/20 (7AM-7AM EST): strong high pressure continued to build quickly across the East then began moving to sea as developing cold front and low pressure continued to develop as quickly as a result of a fast moving jet stream across the nation's midsection into the NE US; sunny/clear skies early with increase of high then mid-level clouds from late afternoon through the overnight; gusty, steady winds early half of period added wind chill temp effects as afternoon high rebounded only to around 40° | temperature range: 36° - 42° - 33° | wind: gusty NNW to N through late afternoon diminished and became NE to ENE then SE remainder of the period with near CALM winds late night - peak gust 360° 25mph at 9:36AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.44" annual 2.44"

=> Ghent Square - THU 1/16/20 - FRI 1/17/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cold Canadian air continued to build into the East & SE US; cold front moved through early with clearing skies to become mostly sunny/fair afternoon through late night; increasing, gusty winds herald much cold temps dropping from the low 60s to mid 30s with lower wind chill temps late period | temperature range: 60° - 62° - 36° | wind: SW to WSW early, shifting into the NW-NNW-N remainder of period light winds early increase thereafter - peak gust 320° 24mph at 1:52AM & 300° 24 mph just before 7AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.44" annual 2.44"

=> Ghent Square - WED 1/15/20 - THU 1/16/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front settled further S into the coastal Carolinas; cooler temps through the evening with warming temps to near 60° by period's end; partly cloudy skies, still damp as moisture from recent rains slow to diminish | temperature range: 48° - 59° - 52° - 60° | wind: mostly NE to E through 5PM became, at times, near CALM or light SE through the evening followed by S to SSW surface flow thereafter - peak gust 060° 15mph at 5:15AM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 2.44" annual 2.44"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 1/14/20 - WED 1/15/20 (7AM-7AM EST): wavering stationary front was boundary line between cooler air to N and overrunning milder air from the S; front settled early across the locale & served as a focus point for heaviest SHRA and TSRA as period began with diminishing SHRA through mid-AM; cloudy skies, fog (heavier late period), quite humid with generally light winds except near aforementioned TSRA in the area | temperature range: 55° - 52° - 61° - 67° | wind: quite variable directions through the period with the wavering front nearby; mostly NE to E through noon followed by a shift into the S early afternoon for two hours; then, NW through WSW through about 1AM becoming onshore NE & N remainder of the period - peak gusts 060° 13mph at 9:18AM & 350° 13mph at 5:40AM EST | rainfall: period 0.22" January 2.44" annual 2.44"

=> Ghent Square - MON 1/13/20 - TUE 1/14/20 (7AM-7AM EST): stalled front across Ern/Srn VA continued to be overrun with warmer temps from the S & increasing energy and moisture which resulted in ongoing showers, fog, fluctuating warm and cooler temps along the boundary, especially late night | temperature range: 65° - 70° - 52° - 55° | wind: S to SW through 3PM EST; then mainly N to NE through midnight becoming NE to E thereafter - peak gusts 210° 13mph at 12:21PM | rainfall: period 0.58" January 2.09" annual 2.09"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 1/12/20 - MON 1/13/20 (7AM-7AM EST): surface front moved through during the period shifting winds into an onshore flow; however, temps only cooled slightly before rebounding to the middle 60s; cold front became stationary just to the S in the evening then returned NNW late period with associated showers and patchy fog noted as warmer temps overrode cool, moist surfaces | temperature range: 60° - 71° - 61° - 65° | wind: SW to W then NW early becoming onshore N to NE in the evening and returning from the SSE-S-SW late night - peak gusts 230° 23mph around 8 AM | rainfall: period 0.20" January 1.51" annual 1.51"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 1/11/20 - SUN 1/12/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure moved NE up the TN VAlley and Appalachians sending strong lines of showers, thunderstorms, and embedded tornadoes through mid-period with a few showers reaching the locale overnight; through mid-evening, severe TS marched along a line from SW to Central VA with that activity falling apart as it moved into Ern & SErn VA; continued cloudy, more humid; well-above normal average temps for the date | temperature range: 60° - 73° - 69° | wind: quite variable but mostly SSE to S to SW late period - peak gusts 150° 33 mph at 1:20PM & 230° 33mph at 3:41AM | rainfall: period 0.02" January 1.31" annual 1.31"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 1/10/20 - SAT 1/11/20 (7AM-7AM EST): departing high to the ENE at sea; return flow of warmer air in form of coastal warm FROPA moved in during the day; S winds increased during the daylight hours with gusts to 24 mph; temps remained warm with overnight lows dropping back only to around 60°; skies were fair/clear through the first half of the period and partly to variably cloudy for the balance of the period | temperature range: 49° - 68° - 59° | wind: mostly S with peak gust to 220° 24mph at 1:08 PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 1.29" annual 1.29"

=> Ghent Square - THU 1/9/20 - FRI 1/10/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure centered off New England & extending S along the East Coast to the Ern Gulf of Mexico; colder temps but around normal average for the date; some moderation late period as winds from onshore early became SSE to S late night; sunny/clear skies through the afternoon with increase of high clouds overnight | temperature range: 36° - 43° - 38° | wind: NE then ENE becoming SE then SSE - peak period gust was 160° 15 mph at 6:59 AM 1/10/20 | rainfall: period 0.00" January 1.29" annual 1.29"

=> Ghent Square - WED 1/8/20 - THU 1/9/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure gradually built SE across the Middle Atlantic afternoon through balance of period with colder, drier air and pressure rates rising to 30.70"+; sunny/clear skies; gusty winds in the afternoon | temperature range: 35° - 53° - 36° | wind: S to SW early becoming SW to W through early evening, shfting then into the NW then N and NE after midnight - peak period gust was 260° 30 mph at 1:42PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 1.29" annual 1.29"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 1/7/20 - WED 1/8/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure moved across TN Valley through SRN VA on its way to offshore New England; the low intensified as it neared the coast with strong gusty winds coming in from the west in late afternoon; SHRA and RA moved across the locale ahead of low's trailing cold front with wind gusts to 33 mph; clearing, blustery and much colder behind the front | temperature range: 37° - 56° - 35° | wind: light NE early becoming SSE to S through late afternoon, shifting into WNW - W - SW remainder of the period - peak period gust was 300° 33 mph at 5:07PM | rainfall: period 0.19" January 1.29" annual 1.29"

=> Ghent Square - MON 1/6/20 - TUE 1/7/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure built across the N and NE US extending S and E across the Middle Atlantic; FROPA during the day increased pressures and continued the cool temps; sunny, clear, fair skies through the period; fog late period | temperature range: 40° - 56° - 37° | wind: W to WSW through NOON becoming NW in the afternoon, then light NE to ENE overnight; periods of CALM winds - peak period gust was 300° 11mph around 2:00PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 1.10" annual 1.10"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 1/5/20 - MON 1/6/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front well east of the area as period began; high pressure continued to build across the Middle Atlantic; sunny/clear skies returned with gusty WNW to NW winds early diminishing after sunset to CALM late evening and overnight | temperature range: 42° - 49° - 40° | wind: mostly gusty NW to WNW early period diminishing overnight to near CALM, light SW - peak period gust was 230° 22mph around 2:00PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 1.10" annual 1.10"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 1/4/20 - SUN 1/5/20 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front with weak low pressure along the front to our SW sent showers across SErn VA during the period; main front moved through mid-evening with showers still behind the front ahead of secondary push overnight; fog noted early period with increasing winds along and behind front scouring that out; gusty breezes late night; clearing skies toward post-time | temperature range: 60° - 62° - 42° | wind: S to SW through mid-evening becoming mostly NW - peak period gust was 230° 26mph at 12:45AM | rainfall: period 0.33" event total 1.10" January 1.10" annual 1.10"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 1/3/20 - SAT 1/4/20 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure developing over the S and moving NE sent showers into SErn VA during the period, increasing as the period wore on; cloudy skies, some fog with the rain, still cool temps which failed to reach numbers progged as warm front hovered near but remained S of the locale | temperature range: 48° - 59° - 57° - 60° | wind: mostly SW to S - peak period gust was 220° 15mph around 1PM | rainfall: period 0.70" event total 0.77" January 0.77" annual 0.77"

=> Ghent Square - THU 1/2/20 - FRI 1/3/20 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to move offshore and to sea with backside SSW flow developing; overrunning (rapid) of moisture from developing low across the southern states resulted in increasing cloudiness with a few spits of rain in the evening with light rain noted after midnight through post time | temperature range: 39° - 59° - 47° | wind: mostly SW TO SSW - peak period gust was 180° 22mph at 8:17PM | rainfall: period 0.07" January 0.07" annual 0.07"

=> Ghent Square - WED 1/1/20 - THU 1/2/20 (7AM-7AM EST): sunny/fair/clear skies continued with near normal temps, nice breezes early, diminishing winds late period with radiational cooling and dropping temps to frosty mid to upper 30s locally; high pressure over the S & SE US extending northward through the East Coast states | temperature range: 41° - 54° - 39° | wind: mostly WNW to W-to-WSW & SW through mid-late night; then S'ly late night to post-time - peak period gust was 300° 18mph at 1:15PM | rainfall: period 0.00" January 0.00" annual 0.00"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 12/31/19 - WED 1/1/20 (7AM-7AM EST): sunny/fair/clear skies in slowly building high pressure under broad lows over the Great Lakes into New England; flow aloft was drying NW to SE becoming more zonal W to E by late period; high pressure slow to build in with gradually falling temps that dropped to 41° by post-time | temperature range: 45° - 76° - 41° | wind: mostly WNW to W & SW and back to the W and WNW - peak period gust was 220° 23mph at 1:53PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.28" annual 44.59"

=> Ghent Square - MON 12/30/19 - TUE 12/31/19 (7AM-7AM EST): SW flow in lower right quad ahead of low moving NE across NWrn NC through central VA brought record warmth; gusty winds to the 20+ mph range ahead of front (early); attending cold front passed with winds still coming in from a mostly SW direction and diminishing in speeds; skies cleared out | temperature range: 67° - 76° - 45° | wind: mostly S to SW through evening becoming light NE to N after midnight - peak period gust was 210° 24mph at 12:01PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.28" annual 44.59"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 12/29/19 - MON 12/30/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure still over the Mid-Atlantic but center of high now to SE sending SSW to S to SSE winds across SErn VA; skies mostly cloudy and some scattered light SHRA made it to the area late AM and the afternoon with mores substantial showers late period; increasing humidity levels; surface winds steadily increased, gusting often to the 20 mph range | temperature range: 51° - 65° - 67° | wind: mostly SE through midnight, then S to SW thereafter - peak period gust was 230° 22mph at 2:24AM | rainfall: period 0.08" December 2.28" annual 44.59"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 12/28/19 - SUN 12/29/19 (7AM-7AM EST): little change as high pressure held over the East; morning ground fog gave way to some high clouds mixed sunshine and partly cloudy skies were noted overnight; continued warming of temps; light winds, temps in the upper 40s and plenty of humidity led to reformation of ground fog late period | temperature range: 50° - 65° - 51° | wind: light S then WNW then NW early period becoming onshore NE to E through midnight, then SE to E after midnight to post-time - max wind gust was 090° 10mph at 12:29PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 12/27/19 - SAT 12/28/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued over the East Coast; early period pockets of dense fog across SErn VA; light winds, cool temps until mid-afternoon when surface warmfront developed across central VA and to the N of the station; skies became partly cloudy to fair through the period, some light ground fog close to post-time | temperature range: 44° - 62° - 50° | wind: winds became SW-to-W-to-WNW south of the warmfront afternoon through remainder of period with light to near CALM surface speeds - no wind speed gusts (above threshold of anemometer) were observed during the period | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - THU 12/26/19 - FRI 12/27/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure covered the East; increased surface moisture, cool temps, light winds contributed to dense fog early and again late period (near sunrises); otherwise partly cloudy skies | temperature range: 38° - 61° - 44° | wind: light to near CALM much of period with mostly onshore NE to E flow; brief period of variable wind late morning through early afternoon; wind becomes N just before 4AM through post-time - period peak gust 040° 9mph at 3:44PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - WED 12/25/19 - THU 12/26/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to dominate the Middle Atlantic; some patchy fog early and again more dense late period; skies became sunny/fair/clear | temperature range: 43° - 53° - 37° | wind: mostly NE through the period with light to CALM surface flow late afternoon through the evening and overnight - period peak gust NE 9mph around 9AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 12/24/19 - WED 12/25/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure built slowly down the coast behind departing low off SE US coast; still considerable high clouds early with skies clearing to become mostly sunny/clear; a layer of marine cloudiness moved SW to the area in the evening but dissipated overnight; cool, esp with generous onshore breezes | temperature range: 44° - 52° - 42° | wind: some variability in direction but mostly N to NE through mid-afternoon, NE late afternoon & evening, then mostly N to NE until post-time - period peak gust NE 17mph at 10:21AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - MON 12/23/19 - TUE 12/24/19 (7AM-7AM EST): overcast moving across Srn VA in association with low pressure continuing over SErn Us but moving E'wd with diminishing northward progress and rains remaining to the S; decreasing cloudiness late night; low pulled in fresh supply of cooler air from the NNW late night with skies clearing toward post-time with bright sunshine returning then | temperature range: 44° - 53° - 43° | wind: light mostly N TO NE through midnight followed by N late night - period peak gust 010° 8mph at 5:00PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 12/22/19 - MON 12/23/19 (7AM-7AM EST): period began with FROST; some early sun, then increasing high cloudiness; high pressure continued over the Middle Atlantic while low pressure organized over the SErn US and rains remained to our S advancing only to Nrn NC; continued light to near calm winds mostly from the ENE, backing to the NW and N late period | temperature range: 33° - 50° - 42° | wind: light variable early with CALM winds much of period; SW through early afternoon then NE to ENE onshore thereafter backing to the N late period - period peak gust 360° 8mph at 1:54PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 12/21/19 - SUN 12/22/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to dominate with chilly temps, light frost to begin and heavier frost end the period; light to CALM winds | temperature range: 37° - 45° - 33° | wind: light NW through N early then becoming onshore through 3AM with near CALM winds; SSW late period - period peak gust 350° 9mph at 2:35PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 12/20/19 - SAT 12/21/19 (7AM-7AM EST): strong high pressure over SErn VA & for the foreseeable future over Middle Atlantic; continued mostly sunny/clear skies and cold late fall weather; still rather cold with max radiational cooling early, thus a frosty start to the period; onshore breezes added a seasonal holiday chill | temperature range: 31° - 43° - 35° | wind: WSW through early morning, becoming NNW to N late AM through early afternoon; onshore flow ensues afternoon through late evening; then, backing wind to NNE, light to near CALM - period peak gust 010° 16mph at 4:05PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - THU 12/19/19 - FRI 12/20/19 (7AM-7AM EST): arctic high pressure continued across the Middle Atlantic with sunny/clear skies, below normal, dry temps, some breeziness early with diminished winds to follow, radiational cooling leading to frost | temperature range: 28° - 36° - 29° | wind: mostly NNW through MIDNIGHT with peak gust 360° 21mph around 7AM (12/19); winds died off to CALM late night | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - WED 12/18/19 - THU 12/19/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued across the Middle Atlantic with re-enforcing shot of arctic air coming through in late evening, dropping temps to the upper 20s | temperature range: 38° - 47° - 28° | wind: mostly NW to N through early afternoon; then W to SW early evening, becoming N remainder of evening, trending towards VARIABLE late night - peak gusts 17mph mostly from W to WNW and max peak gust at 4:25AM from 290° | rainfall: period 0.00" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 12/17/19 - WED 12/18/19 (7AM-7AM EST): last of chilly air before sunrise was overridden by warm surface flow sending temps into the upper 60s under cloudy skies with SHRA developing ahead of strong cold front moving through VA, passing around 7:30PM; some gusty winds in afternoon and again with FROPA. Couple of short-lived periods of gusty/shifting winds in SHRA in the afternoon; temps dropped 17° between 7 & 8 PM; skies cleared late period | temperature range: 55° - 68° - 38° | wind: mostly SW to S through early evening becoming N late evening through early 12/18/19; then, VARIABLE through post-time - peak gust 230° 31mph at 1:39PM | rainfall: period 0.25" December 2.20" annual 44.51"

=> Ghent Square - MON 12/16/19 - TUE 12/17/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure exited further to the E and NE and allowed for influx of SE to S then SSW surface flow until just after 5PM when the winds shifted back to onshore NE; mild temps earlier in the day dropped off to the upper 40s through early AM 12/17/19; cool/warm/stationary front wavered across SErn VA with temps roller-coasting across the period; sunshine early; then, partly cloudy to variably cloudy through the period; light SHRA just before post-time | temperature range: 43° - 67° - 47° - 58° - 52° | wind: E through SE then S to SW until late afternoon; onshore flow again through MIDNIGHT and then S to SW early AM 12/17/19 until wavering stationary front returns NNW through NE winds - peak period gust 170° 15 mph at 10:15AM | rainfall: period TRACE December 1.95" annual 44.26"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 12/15/19 - MON 12/16/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to cover the lower Middle Atlantic with SW flow early becoming onshore NE to ENE late period | temperature range: 42° - 57° - 45° - 47° - 43° | wind: SW through MIDNIGHT with shift to NE and NE late night - peak period gust 220° 20 mph at 11:26AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 1.95" annual 44.26"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 12/14/19 - SUN 12/15/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure moved over SErn VA on its way NNE; cloudy early with periods of rain; breezy conditions in late afternoon through the overnight; lowest recorded pressure 29.38"; winds just ahead, with low passing, and behind front remained WSW (a more zonal type surface pattern); surface front filtered through the area in late afternoon through the remainder of the period on its way seaward; cloudy with occasional rain early period; skies cleared as low pulled N with dry slot here in-between prefrontal rains and wrap-around both to the NW and NE of low by late afternoon; clear skies latter half of period | temperature range: 53° - 58° - 42° | wind: SSW through mid-day becoming W to SSW thereafter - peak period gust 270° 21 mph at 12:02PM | rainfall: period 0.01" December 1.95" annual 44.26"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 12/13/19 - SAT 12/14/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure organized over the lower S and SE sending rain, showers, milder temps NWd along the coastal plains states; center of low pressure moved to N Central NC just S of the VA border at post-time; steady temps through the 50s; damp | temperature range: 51° - 57° - 52° | wind: mostly NE to ENE through NOON becoming N to NNW through late evening; then NW to N late night - peak period gust 350° 14 mph at 3:20PM | rainfall: period 1.04" December 1.94" annual 44.25"

=> Ghent Square - THU 12/12/19 - FRI 12/13/19 (7AM-7AM EST): partly cloudy, breezy, cold early, still cold; but high pressure along East Coast continued to weaken; old cold front now stationary offshore Mid-Atlantic and SE US; warmer, more moist air overflowed surface late period | temperature range: 36° - 42° - 39° - 51° | wind: mostly NE through the period becoming ENE to E late period - peak period gust 080° 16 mph around 10AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.90" annual 43.21" (adjusted)

=> Ghent Square - WED 12/11/19 - THU 12/12/19 (7AM-7AM EST): rain behind seaward moving cold front came to and end just before period began; cloudy, breezy, colder early with skies clearing mid-AM; sunny/clear remainder of period save for a few scattered clouds close to the coast towards post-time; strong high pressure built over into the Middle-Atlantic region | temperature range: 39° - 37° - 43° - 37° - 38° - 36° | wind: mostly N to NW through sunset; then, W to WSW until just after 1AM becoming onshore N then NE late night - peak period gust 360° 18 mph at 1:39 AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.90" annual 43.14"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 12/10/19 - WED 12/11/19 (7AM-7AM EST): warm influx of SW surface flow, as well as aloft, brought considerable moisture NE to the area with cloudy skies with fog early, gusty breezes, very mild DEC temps; some very light rain in the evening (T) behind FROPA that passed around 5:30PM; light rain through the overnight tapering off by post-time; turning evening and the overnight | rainfall: period 0.13" December 0.90" annual 43.14"

=> Ghent Square - MON 12/9/19 - TUE 12/10/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to weaken and pull seaward; cloudy skies as abundant moisture continued to stream NE across Srn VA; cool & damp early, with fog of varying intensity, especially early as warmer temps flowed over colder, damp conditions at the surface | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.77" annual 43.01"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 12/8/19 - MON 12/9/19 (7AM-7AM EST): a cold AM with frost; sunny skies to follow till mid-AM with increasing high clouds remainder of period; low clouds with moisture streaming N along the SE US coastal plains from offshore trough reached the area late period after 1AM local time; lighter winds this period with fog accompanying the rain | rainfall: period 0.36" December 0.77" annual 43.01"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 12/7/19 - SUN 12/8/19 (7AM-7AM EST): some frost early; then sunny/clear skies, colder temps, chilling breezes early wit diminishing winds and another round of frost late period | temperature range: 44° - 45° - 33° | wind: mostly NE with peak period gust N 17mph around 9AM; winds diminish to light & near CALM late afternoon and overnight | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 12/6/19 - SAT 12/7/19 (7AM-7AM EST): clear skies early with temps in the lower to mid 30s; some frost; increasing cloudiness, mainly high and mid-evel clouds through after midnight; SE US had light rain which remained to the S of this station; milder temps in the afternoon dropped with loss of sun in the evening and with FROPA between 1 & 2AM; skies cleared late with winds picking up from the NE as high pressure continued to flow into the region; WCI temps dropped to the upper 30s | temperature range: 34° - 56° - 44° | wind: S & SW through FROPA time around 1:50AM; then NW to N late period - peak period gust 360° 20 mph at 3:59AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - THU 12/5/19 - FRI 12/6/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure reoriented with center right over SErn VA and providing sunny/clear skies, cool temps with max radiational cooling leading to a moderate frost at post-time | temperature range: 44° - 53° - 34° | wind: mostly W to NW through late afternoon backing to the WSW to SW remainder of the period - peak period gust 270° 20 mph around 2PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - WED 12/4/19 - THU 12/5/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure ridged from the Gulf of Mex northeastward to the Middle Atlantic continued to build bringing mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, oft breezy, with cool temps; weak trough moved through VA overnight enhancing some cloudiness late along with increasing breezes | temperature range: 39° - 52° - 44° | wind: mostly W to SW through late evening W to WNW through midnight becoming W to NW overnight - peak period gust 280° 21 mph at 6:41AM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 12/3/19 - WED 12/4/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to ridge SE from SErn Canada to the Gulf of Mexico as low pressure departed slowly from New England coast. Becoming mostly sunny/fair through the daylight hours but with an increase in high clouds evening through late night; breezy early with diminishing winds after sunset | temperature range: 40° - 51° - 39° | wind: W to WNW through midnight backing to the SW late period - peak period gust 250° 17 mph around 1PM | rainfall: period 0.00" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - MON 12/2/19 - TUE 12/3/19 (7AM-7AM EST): series of frontal passages after cold fropa passage last period under deepening low pressure near coast of New England; the fronts heralded colder temps, instability showers of rain, breezy, mostly cloudy conditions early, clearing late night | temperature range: 42° - 51° - 41° | wind: N-NNW-W through NOON becoming W TO WSW then W to WNW remainder of the period - peak period gust 280° 20 mph around 4AM | rainfall: period 0.03" December 0.41" annual 42.65"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 12/1/19 - MON 12/2/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure centers - one in Srn Great Lakes & 'tother over ERN TN moved eastward to the East Coast; SRN low sent SHRA & RA across SErn VA; breezy with cloudy skies, cool, damp, then milder afternoon temps, COLD FROPA at 8:45pm dropped temps back into the mid-to-low 40s late period; wedge of warmer air moved into SErn VA afternoon through early evening; fog at times, esp with rainfall; some post-frontal SHRA towards post-time | temperature range: 47° - 63° - 42° | wind: SE-S-SW through early evening becoming NW with FROPA around 7:30PM; then, N-NW-W through post-time - peak period gust 140° 21 mph around 10:54AM | rainfall: period 0.26" December 0.38" annual 42.62"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 11/30/19 - SUN 12/1/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure still ridged S to the upper SErn US coast with some moisture riding from the NW to SE over a warm front developing over the Carolinas. Only a few sprinkles here early period with warm fropa associated rains reaching here late night | temperature range: 44° - 48° - 45° - 47° | wind: N to NNW through late afternoon becoming NE-E-SE in the evening; then, SE remainder of the overnight - peak period gust 140° 10 mph around 5AM | rainfall: period 0.12" November 2.12" December 0.38" annual 42.36"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 11/29/19 - SAT 11/30/19 (7AM-7AM EST): large high pressure continued to build out of SErn Canada, south to FL (entire state!) with center N of the Great Lakes. The effects here included mostly sunny skies/clear except for some cloud plumes over the lower Chesapeake Bay heading S into our vicinity in the AM and an increase in high and mid-level clouds late period as energy ahead of upper Midwest low moved rapidly SE in the upper flow; cool temps with surface wind flow NNE-NE | temperature range: 43° - 49° - 45° | wind: N to NW through NOON, then W'ly through 4PM becoming onshore N then NE & diminishing to near CALM through early AM 11/30/19; still CALM wind with direction backing to N & NW thereafter - peak period gust 360° 16 mph around 11AM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 2.00" annual 42.24"

=> Ghent Square - THU 11/28/19 - FRI 11/29/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to build in from the W-NW-NNW with deepening low off the ME coast which increased our winds over the period; sunny/clear skies gave way to partly cloudy skies late as high clouds moved SE across the area in the upper flow | temperature range: 49° - 60° - 42° | wind: mostly W to NW early AM hours becoming NW to N remainder of the period - peak period gusts 340° 22mph at various times through the evening | rainfall: period 0.00" November 2.00" annual 42.24"

=> Ghent Square - WED 11/27/19 - THU 11/28/19 (7AM-7AM EST): some light rain morning till mid-day with mainly SW winds behind departing high pressure now at sea which gradually increased to 20+mph gusts during the afternoon and evening; cold front barrels through the Mid-Atlantic late evening; mostly cloudy skies which break to become clear overnight | temperature range: 53° - 63° - 49° | wind: mostly S-SSW-SW through the afternoon becoming SW-W then NW overnight - peak period gusts 200° 22mph at 8:08PM & 220° 22mph around MIDNIGHT | rainfall: period 0.12" November 2.00" annual 42.24"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 11/26/19 - WED 11/27/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure offshore Eastern Seaboard continued to sea with SSW winds on the backside warming up temps in the afternoon; sunny/clear/fair skies for most of the period with an increase in high clouds late afternoon into the night and with a few sprinkles/-SHRA toward post-time | temperature range: 40° - 67° - 54° | wind: mostly SW-SSW-S - peak period gust 170° 15mph at 1:33PM | rainfall: period TRACE November 1.88" annual 42.12"

=> Ghent Square - MON 11/25/19 - TUE 11/26/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure covered the East early shifting offshore East Coast by period's end; sunny/clear skies chilly much of period but with afternoon high reaching 60° | temperature range: 37° - 60° - 41° | wind: mostly S & SW early then S late period - peak period gust 200° 14mph at 12:18PM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 1.88" annual 42.12"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 11/24/19 - MON 11/25/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure moved across and to the NNE early period with clearing skies, breeziness, cooler temps to follow as high pressure built in from the W and NW; plenty of sunshine with diminishing winds overnight | temperature range: 48° - 56° - 37° | wind: NNW-NW-W through sunset with diminished winds to light SSW to CALM late period - peak period gust 330° 20mph around NOON | rainfall: period 0.00" November 1.88" annual 42.12"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 11/23/19 - SUN 11/24/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure moved from NErn MS to just N of the area during the period bringing thickening clouds, rain, breeziness, some fog, cool temps; low's trailing cold front passed late period with rains moving to the NE of the station | temperature range: 45° - 52° - 48° - 60° - 49° | wind: N, then NE through SE through late afternoon becoming SE to S through 3AM, then W'ly till post-time - peak period gust 270° 29mph at 5:10 AM; FROPA around 4AM | rainfall: period 0.51" November 1.88" annual 42.12"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 11/22/19 - SAT 11/23/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure reorients at sea off SE US coast; SSW winds across the locale with scattered -SHRA in the AM and early afternoon (TRACE here); increasing breezes bring milder afternoon temps ahead of FROPA that passes just before the 9PM hour; increasingly cloudy, some sunshine too first half | temperature range: 52° - 63° - 44° | wind: SSW through W through 8:30PM becoming N-NE-ENE remainder of the period - peak period gust 170° 18mph at 11:50 AM | rainfall: period TRACE November 1.37" annual 41.61"

=> Ghent Square - THU 11/21/19 - FRI 11/22/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure continued to hold over the East and then move offshore late period; slight warming overnight after a generally cool period; mostly sunny, cool, light winds | temperature range: 42° - 54° - 48° | wind: NNW to WNW through late afternoon; then, WSW to SSW remainder of the period - peak period gust 200° 15mph at 5:35 AM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 1.37" annual 41.61"

=> Ghent Square - WED 11/20/19 - THU 11/21/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure strengthened and built over the East; some coastal clouds early gave way to clearing skies; some ground fog early period | temperature range: 44° - 55° - 42° | wind: mostly NW to W with peak gust 280° 16mph at 12:30 PM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 1.37" annual 41.61"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 11/19/19 - WED 11/20/19 (7AM-7AM EST): stagnant cloudy, damp, cool, fog, ground fog; no significant weather system affecting the area; did see some brightening of the sky at sunset | temperature range: 47° - 48° - 44° | wind: near CALM winds entire period with detectable/recorded wind directions mainly NNW-W-WSW - peak recorded period gust CALM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 1.37" annual 41.61"

=> Ghent Square - MON 11/18/19 - TUE 11/19/19 (7AM-7AM EST): cloudy, damp, cool, some pockets of occasional DZ and some -RA through the period; offshore low pressure moved further NE & N of VA coast; COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY discontinued in afternoon | temperature range: 45° - 48° - 46° | wind: NE to N through 2PM backing to the W-WSW-SSW-SW-S remainder of the period - peak period gust 050° 11mph at between 7 & 8AM | rainfall: period 0.02" November 1.36" annual 41.60"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 11/17/19 - MON 11/18/19 (7AM-7AM EST): low pressure continued NE'wd well east of SC to SE VA through the period, farther east than originally forecast; while HIGH WIND WARNING was dropped as strongest winds remained offshore futher to the E; COASTAL FLOOD WARNING then ADVISORY continued as onshore fetch sent higher seas towards local coastaline and tributaries; continued above normal tides this period which produced localized flooding in flood-prone locations; continued damp, cool; cloudy skies with areas of DZ and -RA through the period | temperature range: 46° - 51° - 45° | wind: NE to N backing to N to NNW though the period - peak period gust 040° 28mph at 6:57PM | rainfall: period 0.01" November 1.35" annual 41.59"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 11/16/19 - SUN 11/17/19 (7AM-7AM EST): developing and redeveloping low pressure well-east of GA/SC with high pressure over Nrn New England; low very slow to evolve and actually moved further east and northeast than progged earlier, so not as much rain in SErn VA as forecast; still, HIGH WIND WARNING AND COASTAL FLOOD WARNING in effect considering long-term gusty winds and ocean fetch contributing to building seas and the threat for flooding up to 2' at flood prone coastal locations locally at times of high tides | temperature range: 45° - 51° - 46° | wind: NE though most of the period with backing to N on occasion late period - peak period gust 060° 30mph at 1:10PM | rainfall: period 0.01" November 1.34" annual 41.58"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 11/15/19 - SAT 11/16/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure sinks from SErn CAN/New England S along he Eastern seaboard while low pressure begins to develop off the GA coast along a trough running NE offshore; cloudy skies, periods of light rain moving N along SE US coast' becoming breezy through the period as pressure gradients tighten between high to N and low to S; HIGH WIND & COASTAL FLOODING WATCHES upgraded to WARNINGS; some fog with early rains | temperature range: 49° - 50° - 45° | wind: N to NE much of the period becoming NE to N and NW late period - peak period gust 350° 25mph at 3:04AM | rainfall: period 0.26" November 1.33" annual 41.57"

=> Ghent Square - THU 11/14/19 - FRI 11/15/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure pulls away after a very cold (25°), morning with a HEAVY FROST; overrunning moisture resulted in an increase of high clouds to become overcast with rain beginning around 3:50AM; fog develos with rain | temperature range: 31° - 49° - 45° | wind: NW TO N then variable early becoming onshore NE to E and variable through 6PM; NNW to NE through remainder of the period - peak period gust 310° 14mph around 3AM | rainfall: period 0.30" November 1.07" annual 41.31"

=> Ghent Square - WED 11/13/19 - THU 11/14/19 (7AM-7AM EST): large arctic high pressure built across the Eastern US; sunny, very cold temps, low wind chills early period; as winds died off to CALM for many hours late period, frost development | temperature range: 31° - 38° - 30° | wind: NW to N to NE through late afternoon and CALM remainder of the period - peak period gust 360° 18mph around NOON | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.77" annual 41.01"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 11/12/19 - WED 11/13/19 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front with rain from just after period begins until early evening, with gusty winds, mixing with ice pellets and wet snow, then partly cloudy skies overnight; FREEZE WARNING in effect from 2AM and on; wind chill temps to near 20° late period; FROPA around 10 AM | temperature range: 57° - falling through 40s then 30s - 31° | wind: SSW becoming NNW to N - peak period gusts 310° 26mph at 12:54pm | rainfall: period 0.28" November 0.77" annual 41.01" | web: http://genserva.com/fhcgarden/weather.htm

=> Ghent Square - MON 11/11/19 - TUE 11/12/19 (7AM-7AM EST): sunny skies early give way to increasing high then low clouds through the period; SSW winds send temps into the upper 60s ahead of cold front back in the OH/TN Valley and pressing eastward on backside of high pressure ridge along the East Coast, retreating eastward | temperature range: 48° - 67° - 55° - 57° | wind: S-SW-WSW - peak period gusts 180° 16mph at 8:42pm & 250° 16 mph at 12.31am | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.49" annual 40.73"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 11/10/19 - MON 11/11/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over the Eastern US produced sunny/clear skies here with frosty early period temps warming nicely to the lower 60s in the afternoon; winds become SSW as high pulls to the east through late period | temperature range: 40° - 63° - 48° | wind: CALM early becoming SSW to SW - peak period gust 210° 16mph at 1:45pm | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.49" annual 40.73"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 11/9/19 - SUN 11/10/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure builds over the Ern US with colder, dry weather; scattered FROST locally, especially away from the bay and ocean | temperature range: 37° - 48° - 38° | wind: mostly NNE through E through sunset, diminishing to light & variable to CALM balance of period - peak gust to 070° 14mph at 10AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.49" annual 40.73"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 11/8/19 - SAT 11/9/19 (7AM-7AM EST): cold front continued to sea bringing clearing skies, gusty NNW winds, falling temps but with drier air; high pressure moves from nation's midsection to the East Coast, center reorienting across Nrn VA late period | temperature range: 45° - 60° - 37° | wind: mostly NNW with peak period gust to 360° 23mph at 11AM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.56" annual 45.45" | web: http://genserva.com/fhcgarden/weather.htm

=> Ghent Square - THU 11/7/19 - FRI 11/8/19 (7AM-7AM EST): ahead of cold front passing through VA during the afternoon and evening, partly cloudy skies, some SW breezes with SHRA late evening into early 11/8/19; FROPA just after midnight | temperature range: 44° - 71° - 45° | wind: light/CALM NE early becoming SE then S to SW and eventually W-WNW-NNW-N late period - peak gust 360° 23mph at 6:47AM | rainfall: period 0.06" November 0.48" annual 40.72"

=> Ghent Square - WED 11/6/19 - THU 11/7/19 (7AM-7AM EST): sunny/clear skies, colder temps, afternoon breezes with diminishing winds late period thanks to high pressure over the OH Valley east across the Middle Atlantic to offshore New England through the period | temperature range: 55° - 58° - 44° | wind: SE TO E early, then mostly N then NE - peak gust 360° 16mph around 1PM | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.42" annual 40.66"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 11/5/19 - WED 11/6/19 (7AM-7AM EST): trough offshore Middle Atlantic brought a few more SHRA early period along with some fog, light winds; skies cleared in the afternoon through the overnight; FROPa late evening into early 11/6/19; winds picked-up late night as high pressure continued to build S across VA | temperature range: 60° - 67° - 55° | wind: light NW backing through the S at light to mainly CALM speeds through midnight; then winds shifted into the NE through E and SE closer to post-time with increasing speeds - peak gust 330° 18mph at 3:33PM | rainfall: period 0.04" November 0.42" annual 40.66"

=> Ghent Square - MON 11/4/19 - TUE 11/5/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure centered smack-dab over Virginia with all the elements of radiational cooling provided chilly AM temps and some scattered patches of frost across the square early period; skies became partly cloudy as high pressure shifted offshore; weak disturbance (along weak trough) brought a few light showers of rain late period, with light fog accompanying those showers | temperature range: 41° - 64° - 58° - 60° | wind: CALM early, then SSE through late night becoming S then SW and eventually WNW in the couple of hours before post-time - peak gust 170° 14mph at 12:59PM EST | rainfall: period 0.04" November 0.38" annual 40.62"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 11/3/19 - MON 11/4/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure centered over the Middle Atlantic continued the sunny/clear skies, chilly temps; some patchy ground fog as period began | temperature range: 48° - 58° - 41° | wind: mostly NNW-NW-WNW through 2AM EDT diminishing to CALM remainder of the overnight - peak gust 340° 13mph at 9:09AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.34" annual 40.58"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 11/2/19 - SUN 11/3/19 (7AM-7AM EST-EDT): high pressure centered over the Middle Atlantic continued the pleasant fall weather with cool, dry conditions; some patchy light ground fog | temperature range: 43° - 58° - 46° | wind: N to NW early the onshore mainly NE 10AM for the balance of the period until back to the NW just before post-time - peak gust 070° 13mph at 1:38PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.34" annual 40.58"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 11/1/19 - SAT 11/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): cold front with gusty winds, SHRA moved well to the E of the station early period with sunny skies, more gentle breezes and colder, drier temps | temperature range: 50° - 57° - 43° | wind: N to NW through mid-day becoming W then NW for the remainder of the period; winds gradually diminish to light to near CALM evening and the overnight hours - peak gust 330° 17mph as the period began with breezes to near 15 mph in the daylight hours | rainfall: period 0.00" November 0.34" November 0.34" annual 40.58"

=> Ghent Square - THU 10/31/19 - FRI 11/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm front continued moving NW across SErn to Central VA; partly cloudy skies through the period with record-breaking warm temps and developing gusty winds ahead of a surface cold front dropping from low pressure continuing into New England. FROPA just after midnight with winds gusts (new record) to 33mph and with a line of moderate SHRA | temperature range: 71° - 83° - 50° | wind: SE to S through NOON EDT becoming mostly S to SSW through just after midnight, followed by W-WNW then NW surface flow thereafter - peak gust 310° 33mph at 12:52AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.34" October 3.28" November 0.34" annual 40.58"

=> Ghent Square - WED 10/30/19 - THU 10/31/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure with weak trough offshore along the Middle Atlantic coast combined to produce mostly cloudy skies and a few -SHRA passing through from the SW during the afternoon; high pressure reorients offshore SErn US seaboard with return, increasing S and SW flow late period | temperature range: 63° - 68° - 65° - 71° | wind: mostly N to NE through NOON EDT, then mostly SE through SE to S thereafter - peak gust 150° 15mph just before post-time | rainfall: period TRACE October 3.28" annual 40.22"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 10/29/19 - WED 10/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged along the East Coast states and just offshore; ongoing onshore flow with cool to mild temps, but high humidity levels; diminishing breezes as period wore on; variably cloudy skies with more sunshine than progged earlier | temperature range: 61° - 69° - 62° | wind: NNE to NE through the period with peak gust 060° 11mph at 10:29AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.28" annual 40.22"

=> Ghent Square - MON 10/28/19 - TUE 10/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to filter into the area with onshore, lowering humidity readings, and bringing cooler temps; partly cloudy skies early, then variably cloudy skies late afternoon through the overnight | temperature range: 61° - 67° - 61° | wind: mostly NNE to NE & E, diminishing to near CALM late evening thru' the overnight hours - peak gust 360° 17mph at 9:07AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.28" annual 40.22"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 10/27/19 - MON 10/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): area moved into backside region of high pressure moving to sea ahead of advancing cold front; a warm, humid start to the period under partly cloudy skies; line of SHRA moved through in the afternoon just ahead of cold front that filtered through in the late evening; clearing skies followed through the overnight | temperature range: 73° - 81° - 61° | wind: breezy SSE to S through late AM; then, S to SSW through late afternoon followed by diminishing winds S becoming WSW through 1AM EDT becoming NNW through NE thereafter - peak gust 220° 26mph at 12:41PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.18" October 3.28" annual 40.22"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 10/26/19 - SUN 10/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure over the area with west-to-east weak surface front across Srn VA; partly cloudy skies with light, ill-defined but mainly onshore winds; some sunrise ground fog early period; WARMFROPA toward post-time with few sprinkles accompanying | temperature range: 60° - 76° - 67° - 73° | wind: light N then NE becoming SE to S with nice afternoon breezes which diminished somewhat late night - peak gust 170° 15mph just before post-time | rainfall: period TRACE October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 10/25/19 - SAT 10/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure still over the lower Middle Atlantic; partly cloudy skies and milder temps | temperature range: 58° - 74° - 62° | wind: SE then S through early afternoon with shift in direction from the NNW to N until 9PM EDT; then, light SW to near CALM late evening through the overnight - peak gust very light to near CALM most of the period | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - THU 10/24/19 - FRI 10/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to cover the Middle Atlantic with some early period ground fog under partly cloudy skies and cool temps | temperature range: 50° - 72° - 57° | wind: SW early becoming onshore E through SE in late morning through mi-evening becoming mostly SE through late night - winds diminished to near CALM late evening through the overnight - peak gust 180° 11mph at 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - WED 10/23/19 - THU 10/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure built across the area from the SW with center reorienting right over VA late period; suuny/clear skies followed a brief period of cloudiness early with cooler, drier temps | temperature range: 59° - 69° - 50° | wind: mostly NW to W through early evening becoming mostly SSW to SW late night, diminishing to light and variable towards post-time - peak gust 300° 11mph around 8AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 10/22/19 - WED 10/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure moved to sea with warm FROPA sending temps to the mid-70s ahead of swift-moving cold FROPA which arrived with a few sprinkles late evening (~2330); partly cloudy skies with nice breezes in late afternoon into early evening; skies became mostly cloudy late night with light winds and high humidity levels | temperature range: 60° - 75° - 59° | wind: SE to S through late evening becoming NW thereafter - peak gust 180° 18mph at 3:01PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - MON 10/21/19 - TUE 10/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): with weak high pressure, onshore moist surface flow at the coastal plain, little out there to disperse low clouds along the coast and reduce the damp, cool conditions after cold front, now at sea; patchy fog | temperature range: 58° - 61° - 60° | wind: mostly NW TO N through 6pm EDT with onshore NE to E flow until 1AM EDT followed by a shift to the S-SW thereafter - peak gust 020° 13mph around 2PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 10/20/19 - MON 10/21/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): low pressure moved NNE along the SErn Us/lower Mid-Atlantic coastal plains bringing showers, rain, fog, gusty breezes to near 30mph; some minor nuisance flooding locally during height of morning/afternoon rains in areas prone to such flooding at times of high tide and heavy rain | temperature range: 65° - 73° - 59° | wind: mostly E to SE through 4PM EDT, then backing to the NE to N & NNW into the NW remainder of the period - peak gust 150° 22mph at 11:16AM EDT | rainfall: period 1.24" storm 1.47" October 3.10" annual 40.04"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 10/19/19 - SUN 10/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to hold over the Middle Atlantic with remnants of sub-trop strm moving inland across the Nrn Panhandle area of FL; skies here mostly sunny with gradual increase of high clouds out ahead of low pressure to the SSW; showers with fog arrived late period SE US | temperature range: 48° - 69° - 61° - 65° | wind: quite VARIABLE through early evening, then most SSE backing to E through ENE late night - peak gust 030° 9mph at 4:28PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.23" October 1.86" annual 38.80"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 10/18/19 - SAT 10/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to overspread the Middle Atlantic and SE US; continued sunny/clear skies and cooler temps; nice breezes early diminishing overnight | temperature range: 53° - 63° - 48° | wind: quite VARIABLE onshore backing through the day to the NNW, NW, WNW becoming WNW & W late period - peak gust 310° 21mph at 10:10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 1.63" annual 38.57"

=> Ghent Square - THU 10/17/19 - FRI 10/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): sunny/clear skies and cooler, drier temps follow FROPA from last period; nice breezes | temperature range: 50° - 65° - 53° | wind: W to WSW through mid-afternoon becoming WSW to WNW through until MIDNIGHT EDT, then WNW to NNW & N late period - peak gust 270° 22mph around 1PM EDT and again 280° 22mph around 5PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 1.63" annual 38.57"

=> Ghent Square - WED 10/16/19 - THU 10/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm fropa moved up the SErn US/Mid-Atlantic coastal plain; period of increasing warmth and winds ahead of cold front that swept through VA to the SErn VA coast by late afternoon; SHRA, sometimes heavy, totaled 1.19"; cloudy skies early; skies cleared with FROPA in the evening and overnight; gusty winds through evening, diminishing late night; fog with heavier rain | temperature range: 66° - 70° - 50° | wind: SE to S through mid-afternoon becoming NW then W to WSW to SW - peak gust 310° 24mph at 12:47AM EDT | rainfall: period 1.19" October 1.63" annual 38.57"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 10/15/19 - WED 10/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure early with FROPA brining winds shift and reenforcing shot of high pressure from the N as it shifts eastward; cloudy early with skies clearing to become mostly sunny/fair through the evening with thickening clouds again late period ahead of system moving in from the W and SW | temperature range: 56° - 72° - 62° | wind: S early soon becoming onshore N & NE through early afternoon then ENE through SSE balance of the period - peak gust 360° 17mph at 11:01AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.44" annual 37.38"

=> Ghent Square - MON 10/14/19 - TUE 10/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak FROPA early brought cloudy skies breaking to become mostly sunny/clear as high pressure spread to the East from the W and NW; generally light winds and pleasant, cooler temps; some patch fog late period | temperature range: 69° - 74° - 56° | wind: W to SW early becoming NW & N through mid-afternoon, then NE through SE the SSE in the evening, diminishing further to the S and SSW to CALM late night - peak gust 360° 11mph at 2:00PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.44" annual 37.38"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 10/13/19 - MON 10/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak surface front moved to the locale then became stationary across SErn VA early period; partly cloudy skies followed with warmer temps late afternoon as front moved further to the NW; showers moved across NC into SErn VA in the evening through early hours 10/14/19 | temperature range: 63° - 81° - 67° | wind: ENE to NE through early afternoon, then SE-SSE-S to SW balance of period - peak gust 200° 14mph at 2:01PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.22" October 0.44" annual 37.38"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 10/12/19 - SUN 10/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued sunny/clear weather with high prssure ridged along the East Coast; advancing cold front to the west with winds becoming SW-S-SSE later period; COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY remained in effect through the period for nuisance/minor flooding of prone areas at times of high tide | temperature range: 56° - 79° - 63° | wind: NW, then W through late AM becoming S to SSE then E balance of period - peak gust 180° 8mph at 2:04PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.22" annual 37.16"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 10/11/19 - SAT 10/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): subtropical storm well at sea to the NE with weak high pressure ridged along the East Coast ahead of cold front moving ENE stretching from the Eastern Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast (New Orleans); sunny/clear skies and cooler, below normal average temps | temperature range: 61° - 70° - 56° | wind: NNW-N-NE through 4PM EDT becoming light and variable to near CALM overnight, backing into the NW then WSW toward post-time - peak gust 070° 17mph at 10:10APM EDT; COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY remained in effect for minor/nuisance tidal flooding of low lying areas at times of high tide - such minor flooding nearby in Hague inlet nearby station | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.22" annual 37.16"

=> Ghent Square - THU 10/10/19 - FRI 10/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): ongoing patchy light rain, fog, and drizzle through mid-AM; then, gradual clearing with sunny skies by late afternoon; low pressure to the NNE contiued to moved slowly away with high pressure building S and SE into the area | temperature range: 59° - 69° - 61° | wind: N through 6PM EDT; then, light to CALM winds in the evening becoming N, NE, NNE overnight - peak gust 360° 17mph at 2:58PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.02" October 0.22" annual 37.16"

=> Ghent Square - WED 10/9/19 - THU 10/10/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued damp, onshore flow with periods of light rain and drizzle; breezy with patchy fog; cooler | temperature range: 65° - 63° - 65° - 58° | wind: variable from NNW through the ENE through the daylight hours 10/09; NE in the evening through 2AM becoming NW thereafter - peak gust during the period 060° 27mph around 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.05" October 0.20" annual 37.14"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 10/8/19 - WED 10/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): combo of high pressure to N and strengthening low pressure well to the ENE sent low clouds, patchy drizzle and light showers onshore bringing a much need 0.15" of rain; increased breezes | temperature range: 68° - 69° - 65° | wind: onshore N to NE with peak gust 360° 25mph at 5:59PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.15" October 0.15" annual 37.09"

=> Ghent Square - MON 10/7/19 - TUE 10/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure along Eastern Seaboard and in Western Atlantic slowly shifted seaward; temps warmed and were more humid as winds shifted in from the SSE; onshore SHRA brought a trace of rain at period's end | temperature range: 66° - 84° - 69° | wind: mostly SE to S with peak gust 120° 16mph at 1:46PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE" October TRACE annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 10/6/19 - MON 10/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure along Eastern Seaboard and in Western Atlantic slowly shifted seaward; temps warmed and were more humid as winds shifted in from the SSE | temperature range: 67° - 81° - 66° | wind: CALM early becoming SSE with peak gust 140° 16mph at 1:26PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 10/5/19 - SUN 10/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged further down the East Coast; here, variably cloudy skies, onshore NE to ENE flow with cooler, dry temps giving a fall chill to the air | temperature range: 61° - 69° - 64° | wind: NE to ENE through midnight diminishing to near CALM late night becoming SE at post-time with temps rising a bit - peak gust 030° 18mph at 3:13PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 10/4/19 - SAT 10/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): still warm, humid, with some haze first hour of period; but cold front came through from the N shortly thereafter with variably cloudy skies which became mostly sunny/fair remainder of period; cooler, drier with temps dropping to the lower 60s by post-time; onshore flow developed with breezes gusting to 22mph | temperature range: 75° - 77° - 61° | wind: WNW becoming NNW then, eventually, mostly N-NE-E with peak gust 020° 22mph around 12:57PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - THU 10/3/19 - FRI 10/4/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm, hazy high pressure covered the area early; then with onshore front moving S along the coastal plain and inland, temps cooled off dropping from 90° early afternoon to the upper 70s by sunset; overnight coastal front washes out with winds becoming SSW once again until post-time; sunny/fair skies for the most part; ground fog early period, then hazy | temperature range: 75° - 90° - 75° | wind: VARIABLE NNW-NE-SSE-S through MIDNIGHT EDT; then SSW late period - peak gust 060° 11mph around 2:00PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - WED 10/2/19 - THU 10/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued sunny/clear skies with warm, record breaking high temps resulting from huge dome of high pressure over the Middle Atlantic southwest to the Southern states; some haziness | temperature range: 70° - 95° - 75° | wind: S to SW - peak gust 210° 11mph at 7:02AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" October 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 10/1/19 - WED 10/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure over the East, centered over VA, provided another pleasant period with slowly increasing temps, mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze early period; high reoriented offshore mid-ATL and SErn US overnight into early 10/2/19 | temperature range: 69° - 84° - 71° | wind: NE through NOON EDT, then SSE-SSW-SW balance of period - peak gusts 200° 10 mph twice between 12:30 & 1:30AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - MON 9/30/19 - TUE 10/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered with axis NE to SW across the Middle Atlantic; despite a period of cloudiness late night through post-time, continued mostly sunny/fair skies and pleasant temps; ongoing haziness | temperature range: 72° - 78° - 68° | wind: oft CALM but onshore NE to ENE 8AM through 8PM - peak gust 045° 16 mph around 4PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" October 0.00" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 9/29/19 - MON 9/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): back-door/coastal front moved S across the Middle Atlantic bringing cooler, but still humid onshore flow; sunny/fair/hazy skies early with increasing onshore/maritime stratus cloudiness mid-afternoon through balance of the period; high pressure moved S into the area | temperature range: 75° - 84° - 72° | wind: W to NW early becoming onshore NE to E for remainder of the period - peak gust 030° 16 mph at 3:10PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 9/28/19 - SUN 9/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm front pushing inland over the Carolinas' and Virginia coasts sent temps and relative humidity levels much higher, relative to norms; mostly sunny/fair/clear skies continued to hold over the SE US ahead of another expected back-door cool front progged for next period | temperature range: 75° - 91° - 75° | wind: SE TO S early period becoming S to SW - peak gust 160° 11 mph at 7:19PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"


=> Ghent Square - FRI 9/27/19 - SAT 9/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): FROPA settled S through VA into NC; high pressure builds into the Middle Atlantic with more sunshine, clear, fair skies; "cooler" temps compared with last period; scattered -SHRA near the area (N=>NNE) late period but nothing recorded here | temperature range: 73° - 82° - 74° | wind: NE to E and occasionally SE through MIDNIGHT EDT becoming mostly SE late period - peak gust 060° 18 mph around 10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - THU 9/26/19 - FRI 9/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): S to SW winds on backside of high pressure offshore ahead of surface/"cold" front that arrives mid-evening; before that passage, temps warm to the low 90s; after FROPA, humidity levels and temps become rather pleasant as high pressure began to build into SErn VA; continued sunny/fair/clear skies through the period | temperature range: 71° - 91° - 73° | wind: S-SW-WSW through mid-evening becoming onshore N to NE overnight - peak gust 260° 15 mph at 2:58PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - WED 9/25/19 - THU 9/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure offshore East Coast with pleasant temps much of period on VARIABLE surface flow early, becoming onshore mainly SSE then S remainder of period; ongooing sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 64° - 82° - 71° | wind: mostly VARIABLE and light early; then onshore SSE to S the SW flow remainder of the period - peak gust 170° 13 mph around 1AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 9/24/19 - WED 9/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak surface cold front brought cooler NW-N-NE winds; ongoing sunny/clear skies with some nice breezes in the afternoon diminishing during remainder of the period | temperature range: 68° - 89° - 73° | wind: mostly SSW to SW - peak gust 020° 18 mph at 12:25PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - MON 9/23/19 - TUE 9/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered offshore entire Eastern US; continued SSW to SW flow pushing temps to near 90° with ongoing sunny/fair/clear skies altho' some increased high-t-mid-level clouds late period as FROPA to west continued towards the area | temperature range: 68° - 89° - 73° | wind: mostly SSW to SW - peak gust 200° 17 mph at 9:32PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 9/22/19 - MON 9/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered offshore Eastern US continued to dominate with strengthening S to SSW flow pushing temps and humidity readings higher; more sunny/fair/clear skies, increased afternoon breezes helped temper warmer temps | temperature range: 67° - 89° - 68° | wind: mostly S & SW - peak gust 180° 15 mph at 10:36PM & again 180° 15 mph at 12:10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 9/21/19 - SUN 9/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): huge high pressure continued over the Eastern half of the US but its center shifted offshore; continued sunny/clear skies with warmer temps in the afternoon; most S and SW, generally light winds | temperature range: 61° - 83° - 67° | wind: mostly S & SW - peak gust 203° 13 mph at 11:42PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 9/20/19 - SAT 9/21/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): huge high pressure continues over the Eastern half of the US; continued sunny/clear skies with below normal late summer/early fall-like temps; variable light winds with high pressure centered over the Middle Atlantic | temperature range: 56° - 76° - 61° | wind: mostly NE then VRB mostly NE in the afternoon; winds became SSE in the evening, then became S'ly late night diminishing to light-to-near CALM overnight - peak gust 060° 10 mph at 3:59PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - THU 9/19/19 - FRI 9/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): expansive high pressure over the Eastern half of the US continued to dominate the weather; continued mostly sunny/fair/clear skies and pleasant temps with nice onshore breezes mainly during sunlight hours | temperature range: 65° - 71° - 56° | wind: mostly N to NE with peak gust 020° 15 mph around 8AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - WED 9/18/19 - THU 9/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure covered the Eastern states from ME to FL; partly cloudy skies (attribute to onshore flow), nice breezes, lower humidity readings | temperature range: 68° - 75° - 65° | wind: mostly NE to N with peak gust 060° 24 mph at 1:50PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 9/17/19 - WED 9/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to strengthen from center over ME through central GA; generous onshore breezes helped cool temps off further under mostly sunny/fair/clear skies altho' some patchy clouds developed early afternoon: FROPA early period | temperature range: 73° - 80° - 68° | wind: NE to ENE with peak gust 090° 20 mph at 4:58PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - MON 9/16/19 - TUE 9/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure continued over the area producing mostly sunny/clear/fair skies with mild to warm temps; generally light winds; another surface front with reinforcing, cooler air moved towards the area at post-time | temperature range: 72° - 84° - 72° | wind: VARIABLE early becoming onshore NE through ESE through late afternoon then diminishing SE to SSE to near CALM late period - peak gust was N 10mph at 12:22PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 9/15/19 - MON 9/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure continued over the area with a weak surface front washing out as it entered VA; mostly sunny/fair skies for the period; some ground fog and haze at times | temperature range: 73° - 85° - 72° | wind: light SE to S through noon-time then onshore NE to ENE through midnight, followed by near CALM winds from the ESE thereafter - peak gust was N 9mph at 12:36PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 September 1.55" annual 36.94" | web: http://genserva.com/fhcgarden/weather.htm

=> Ghent Square - SAT 9/14/19 - SUN 9/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged down the coastal states from New England south to the Carolinas; mostly onshore flow steadily becoming ESE then SSE to S; skies becoming partly cloudy to fair late period; light breezes early | temperature range: 71° - 85° - 73° | wind: onshore N to NE through mid-afternoon becoming ESE then SSE diminishing to CALM latter half of period - peak gust was 180° 14mph at 4:23PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 9/13/19 - SAT 9/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): FROPA late previous period settled into the Carolinas; few residual showers early period with mostly cloudy skies but with some peeks at the sun late afternoon; clearing late period before post-time; cooler temps as high pressure builds S over the Western Atlantic waters | temperature range: 73° - 75° - 70° | wind: onshore NE to ENE diminishing late period - peak gust was 050° 18mph at 3:30AM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - THU 9/12/19 - FRI 9/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure weakened over the lower Middle Atlantic with cold front heading S from New England late period; very warm with late season lower 90s in the afternoon; some haze then too; large area of TSRA developed in the evening moving S through SErn VA late period after midnight; rather high number of lightning strikes for nocturnal event here with the system leaving 0.39"; the front moved S into NC; gusty winds with the TSRA | temperature range: 74° - 91° - 73° | wind: SW to W early becoming VARIABLE mostly onshore NE to ENE through late evening; SW winds for several hours from MIDNIGHT until FROPA moved through with winds becoming onshore NE to ENE late period - peak gust was 100° 18mph at 1:05AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.39" September 1.55" annual 36.94"

=> Ghent Square - WED 9/11/19 - THU 9/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged from New England to SE US coast early reorients from WSW to NNE across the TN Valley to offshore upper Middle Atlantic; mostly sunny/fair skies, mild-to-warm temps continue, humid, some ground fog and haze | temperature range: 70° - 90° - 74° | wind: CALM early becoming mostly SSE-S-SSW - peak gust was 170° 13mph at 12:10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 9/10/19 - WED 9/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged from New England coast S into the coastal plains of the SE US; mostly sunny/fair skies, mild-to-warm temps, humid, some ground fog | temperature range: 72° - 83° - 70° | wind: NE to E to SE through the period - peak gust was NE 14mph at 11:37AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - MON 9/9/19 - TUE 9/10/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): wavering stationary front across SErn VA slips further S into NErn NC by late period; SHRA and TSRA early period move across NErn NC and offshore early period staying just to the S; afternoon scattered SHRA and TSRA develop again evening but to the SW and S of this Ghent station; overall, partly cloudy skies, but mostly fair, warm, humid with light winds as high pressure ridges down the East Coast coastal plain from New England to NC; ongoing periods of haze with early period ground fog | temperature range: 74° | 81° | 72° | winds: onshore mostly NE to E - peak gust 030° 13mph at 11:04AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 9/8/19 - MON 9/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure located from New England south to SErn VA with stationary front & embedded weak lows wavering across NC; locally, partly cloudy skies, mild-towarm temps, inceased humidity, some haze and some ground fog early and late period; generally light winds | temperature range: 72° | 87° | 74° | winds: E to SE early becoming VARIABLE late morning then onshore mainly NE - peak gust 030° 13mph at 3:02pm EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 9/7/19 - SUN 9/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, weak high pressure settled back over the Middle Atlantic; far more pleasant wxr - sunny skies (some clouds late period) temps ranging from the 60s to the mid-80s, generally light winds; ground fog early and again late period, some haze | temperature range: 66° | 84° | 71° | winds: NW backing to SW through 4PM with shift into the NE then SE remainder of the period, with winds late evening to post-time near CALM - peak gust 110° 11mph at 8:20pm EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 9/6/19 - SAT 9/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): Hurricane Dorian moved NE across Cape Hatteras and to well-E of SRN VA by early afternoon; tropical storm conditions continued at the station with SHRA, +SHRA in squalls and increasing winds early, gusting frequently and to a peak gust of N 35mph at 10:00AM EDT; tornado watch early period, with flash flood watches, flood warnings, storm surge warnings, and coastal flood warnings; no flooding at the station but usual tidal flooding did occur ¼ & ½ SM to N and NE; 1.16" storm total rain; cloudy skies cleared late period with sunshine and ground fog at post time | temperature range: 75° | dropping to 70° | 66° | winds: NE to NNE through about 1PM EDT, then N to NW then NW remainder of the period - peak gust 010° 35mph at 10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.65" storm 1.16" September 1.16" annual 36.55"

=> Ghent Square - THU 9/5/19 - FRI 9/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): Hurricane Dorian offshore but paralleling SE US coast; partly cloudy becoming cloudy with winds early increasing from the NE & ENE; breezes increase with gusty winds to 25 mph late evening; by post-time NE winds with several gusts to near 30mph; flash flood, tropical storm, storm surge, tornado watches and warnings were issued through the period; a few showers late afternoon and just before midnight with actual Dorian SHRA and squall rains arriving 2:50AM EDT | temperature range: 78° | 86° | 75° | winds: NE to ENE with peak gust 050° 26mph just before post-time | rainfall: period/storm 0.51" September 0.51" annual 35.90"

=> Ghent Square - WED 9/4/19 - THU 9/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weakening high pressure over the area with another partly cloudy, warm, more humid period with generally light winds; Hurricane Dorian to the SSW prompted tropical storm watches, advisories and warnings for the next two periods | temperature range: 76° | 91° | 77° | winds: mostly S to SW - peak gust 220° 13mph at 3:42PM EDT; light winds late night, oft diminishing to near CALM | rainfall: period 0.00" September 0.00" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 9/3/19 - WED 9/4/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure over the area received a re-enforcing shot of slightly cooler air with a wind shift into the NNW then N and NE along a surface front that passed through in late AM becoming mostly onshore remainder of period; mostly sunny/clear/fair skies | temperature range: 74° | 86° | 74° | winds: S to SW becoming N to NE around NOON EDT followed by E to SSE - peak gust ENE 15mph at 2:14PM EDT; winds diminish to near CALM overnight | rainfall: period 0.00" September 0.00" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - MON 9/2/19 - TUE 9/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure holds over the Middle Atlantic with reinforcing shot of cooler air approaching vicinity late period; warm temps, humid AMs with drier air in the afternoon; high pressure to the N and Hurricane Dorian still looming to the S; partly cloudy skies, generally light breezes. | temperature range: 76° | 89° | 74° | winds: light to near CALM winds early and again late period; NE to E in the afternoon with gust to NE 11mph at 5:44PM EDT; light SW to near CALM surface flow after midnight EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 0.00" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 9/1/19 - MON 9/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure holds over the Middle Atlantic with reinforcing higher pressure moving across the Great Lakes into New England and with Hurricane Dorian well to the S. Locally, continued fair to occasionally partly cloudy skies, warm temps, light breezes. | temperature range: 74° | 86° | 75° | winds: onshore NE to E with gust E 13mph at 10:54AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" September 0.00" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 8/31/19 - SUN 9/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure built further over the Middle Atlantic as reinforcing high from the NW through NE settled S into SRN VA, becoming stationary right over the area; continued sunny/clear skies, afternoon onshore FROPA dropping temps a bit late afternoon through the evening and overnight, generally light breezes | temperature range: 70° | 91° | 73° | winds: S-SSW through mid-AM, then becoming NE-E-SE then E to after MIDNIGHT EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 5.41" September 0.00" | annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 8/30/19 - SAT 8/31/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure builds further over the Middle Atlantic continuing the sunny/clear skies, mild/warm temps, lower humidity levels in the afternoon, light breezes through late afternoon | temperature range: 69° | 89° | 70° | winds: WSW-SW-S through late afternoon becoming SE to SSE evening-time through midnight 10 mph and less; S to SW winds less than 10 mph after MIDNIGHT EDT diminishing to near CALM until post-time | rainfall: period 0.00" August 5.41" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - THU 8/29/19 - FRI 8/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure builds over the area bringing pleasant weather: sunny/clear skies, mild/warm temps, lower humidity levels in the afternoon, nice breezes through late afternoon | temperature range: 72° | 84° | 69° | winds: N & NE through late afternoon with gusts to 15mph; winds diminished overnight to near CALM and becoming mostly light SE to S | rainfall: period 0.00" August 5.41" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - WED 8/28/19 - THU 8/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): offshore Tropical Storm Erin produced onshore flow, low clouds, some fog, a few SHRA & areas of drizzle again in the AM; as the storm shifted seaward, skies became partly to variably cloudy with plenty of afternoon sun sending temps to the lower 80s | temperature range: 74° | 84° | 71° | winds: CALM early, then mostly N to NE through late afternoon diminishing to light mostly N to NE to near CALM through 5AM EDT, becoming NE 10 mph and less until post-time - period peak gust 050° 15mph at 6:59AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.12" August 5.41" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 8/27/19 - WED 8/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged from coastal New England S to the SE US coastal cities with itensifying low pressure well offshore SErn US that became a tropical storm late period; the latter is expected to remain offshore and turn to the NE with advance of cold front into the East over the weekend into next week; continued partly cloudy skies, nice onshore breezes, some fog and occasional -SHRA and pockets of drizzle | temperature range: 71° | 77° | 73° | winds: N & NE - peak gust 360° 13mph around 10AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.12" updated 8/28/19 PM August 5.41" annual 35.39"

=> Ghent Square - MON 8/26/19 - TUE 8/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure to the N with low pressure well E of SE US continued the increasingly breezy onshore flow as pressure gradients tightened; -SHRA & DZ in that flow & moving onshore (TRACE of rain); pleasant temps with temperature range: 71° | 77° | 70° | winds: NE - peak gust 360° 24mph around 9AM EDT & 050° 24mph around NOON EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 5.28" annual 35.26"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 8/25/19 - MON 8/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure to the N with low pressure well E of SE US continued a breezy onshore flow with embedded -SHRA/DZ in that flow and moving onshore (TRACE of rain); pleasant temps with temperature range: 72° | 78° | 70° | winds: NE - peak gust 050° 24mph at 8:40PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 5.28" annual 35.26"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 8/24/19 - SUN 8/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure overspreads the Middle Atlantic from center just N of Great Lakes, heading into the deep SErn US; onshore flow helps keeps mostly cloudy skies along the coast with cooler temps, nice breezes, and a few scattered -SHRA | temperature range: 70° | 74° | 72° | winds: NE - peak gust 050° 24mph around MIDNIGHT EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 5.28" annual 35.26"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 8/23/19 - SAT 8/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, hot, humid, nice ongoing breezes through the afternoon; cold front pressed SE into the state bringing several rounds of TSRA & SHRA to the locale late afternoon through the evening and prompted issuance of SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS & FLASH FLOOD WATCH & ADVISORIES; did have some localized downpour street flooding here; a few -SHRA overnight under cloudy skies | temperature range: 75° | 91° | 70° | winds: SW through late afternoon becoming NNW then into the NE with FROPA (between 5:30 & 6:30PM EDT) - peak gust 310° 17mph and 6:50PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 1.01" August 5.28" annual 35.26"

=> Ghent Square - THU 8/22/19 - FRI 8/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, warm, humid, nice ongoing breezes through the afternoon; trough (and abundant sunshine) over the Middle Atlantic produced a line of TSRA which moved through here around 7:25PM EDT bringing heavy rain, frequent CG LTG, gusty winds to 34mph with twig and small limb damage | temperature range: 76° | 96° | 75° | winds: S-SW-SSW with thunderstorm gust of 130° 34 mph at 7:22PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 0.60" August 4.27" annual 34.25"

=> Ghent Square - WED 8/21/19 - THU 8/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, warm, humid; weak high pressure covering the Middle Atlantic with weak embedded trough that sent a line of TSRA through the vicinity in early afternoon | temperature range: 75° | 89° | 74° | winds: mostly SW to SSW with gust of 170° 26 mph at 1:35PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 0.58" August 3.67" annual 34.65"

=> Ghent Square - MON 8/19/19 - TUE 8/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny/fair, hot, humid... a TSRA did pop-up just to the E of the station in the afternoon but only thunder was heard here; some haze | temperature range: 76° | 97° | 77° | winds: mostly S to SW with gust of 130° 16 mph at 8:41AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 3.06" annual 33.04"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 8/18/19 - MON 8/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies early with a passing shower from low pressure moving along the SE US coast and off to sea NE NC; lots of rain with this system that remained to the S and E of the area; warm, humid, light winds in general | temperature range: 75° | 87° | 76° | winds: mostly onshore NE through SE and S until late afternoon; SE in the evening becoming SE-S-then SW after midnight - peak gust 360° 8 mph around 4PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.01" August 3.06" annual 33.04"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 8/17/19 - SUN 8/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure over SErn VA while moisture from small low over Srn SC advanced to the NNE along the Carolinas' coasts through the overnight; partly cloudy skies with SHRA late afternoon; light winds, higher humidity | temperature range: 76° | 90° | 75° | winds: mostly WNW early backing to W then WSW through 3PM EDT; then E to SE with SHRA late afternoon; then, SE and S remainder of the period - peak gusts 140° 10 mph at 4:42PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.14" August 3.06" annual 33.04"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 8/16/19 - SAT 8/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): wavering-stationary front across SErn VA into Ern NC; the afternoon brought a short period of SHRA between 4 & 5PM EDT; humidity still high and winds generally light; some fog | temperature range: 75° | 88° | 76° | winds: mostly SE to S through the period - a 3 hour period in early afternoon with onshore N-NE-E flow; winds diminish to light SE to S to CALM late period - peak gusts S 17 mph at 8:22PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.05" August 2.91" annual 32.89"

=> Ghent Square - THU 8/15/19 - FRI 8/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm, humid still as period began with a few showers in the morning; surface front meandered S through SErn VA into NE NC and became stationary; the front acted as a focal point for more SHRAs and TSRAs (mostly CC LTG) in the late afternoon; increased humidity with more moisture and more cloudiness during the period | temperature range: 77° | 84° | 75° | winds: mostly NE to E through midnight becoming SE late period - peak gusts NE 13 mph at 2:55PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.06" August 2.86" annual 32.84"

=> Ghent Square - WED 8/14/19 - THU 8/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): temps climbed in to the lower 90s with increasing humidity ahead of disturbances aloft moving NW to SE across VA triggering TSRA and SHRA in the afternoon and evening; here, 0.78 fell in the evening; variably cloudy skies and sunshine mixed through the day, mostly cloudy overnight; some strong CG LTG at the height of the storm; special weather statement issued for these storms as they passed through Tidewater, VA; haze in the afternoon and TSRA induced fog in the evening and overnight | temperature range: 77° | 91° | 75° | winds: mostly WSW-SW-SSW early, becoming VRBL mostly onshore NE and E through late afternoon and with passage of TSRA; winds die off to CALM late night - peak gusts ENE & N 23 mph around 8PM & again around 9PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 0.78" August 2.80" annual 32.78"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 8/13/19 - WED 8/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weakening high pressure over the Middle Atlantic; line of SHRA and TSRA moved in from the west-northwest during the afternoon but remained heaviest to the N and to the S with only a TRACE of rain here; partly cloudy skies, some haze, nice breezes from the south through the evening | temperature range: 75° | 91° | 76° | winds: mostly S to SW - peak gust 180° 18mph at 11:48AM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - MON 8/12/19 - TUE 8/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure located along coastal New England S through the Middle Atlantic and into the SErn US; skies still mostly sunny/clear/fair with temps warming to the lower 90s late afternoon; generally light WINDS through early afternoon, picking-up in the afternoon and overnight hours | temperature range: 71° | 90° | 77° | winds: mostly SE to SSE to S through the period; light to near CALM early, increasing latter half of period - peak gust 230° 15mph at 5:05PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 8/11/19 - MON 8/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure held over the lower Middle Atlantic bringing another day of abundant sunshine/clear/fair skies and warm temps | temperature range: 73° | 87° | 71° | winds: quite VARIABLE most of the period; light flow diminishing to near CALM late period - peak gust 050° 8mph at 10:22AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 8/10/19 - SUN 8/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure built S along the Middle Atlantic coastal plain; not so warm, a bit less humid (esp. in the afternoon), some high clouds at times but mostly sunny | temperature range: 74° | 85° | 73° | winds: N to NW early becoming N to NE through late afternoon; onshore mostly E winds diminishing to CALM much of the late period - peak gust 290° 10mph at 9:34AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 8/9/19 - SAT 8/10/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny, hot, with some haze and generally light winds; DST thunder heard (SE); surface front moved through slowly between 2 & 3 AM EDT | temperature range: 75° | 93° | 74° | winds: mainly SW-WSW-W-NW through 2PM EDT; then, mostly S & SW through early 8/9/19 becoming NW to N thereafter till post-time - peak gust 230° 15mph at 5:32PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - THU 8/8/19 - FRI 8/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny skies but with some build-up in the afternoon; weak high pressure and weak trough near the area but atmosphere more stabilized after previous period's afternoon/evening strong convection; some haze and ground fog; still warm and humid | temperature range: 73° | 92° | 75° | winds: mainly WNW-W-WSW-SW-S through the period with winds diminishing to near CALM in the evening & overnight - peak gust 290° 15mph at 4:30PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - WED 8/7/19 - THU 8/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny early period under weak high pressure; temps warm to the lower 90s ahead of trough moving across VA that triggered line of SHRA & +TSRA; severe thunderstorm watches & warnings posted along with FLOOD WARNING & ADVISORY; TSRA come through late afternoon and tapered to SHRA in the evening with clearing late period; some fog and haze | temperature range: 76° | 94° | 72° | winds: mostly S & SW through the period with peak gust 040° 22mph at 4:31PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 1.24" August 2.02" annual 32.00"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 8/6/19 - WED 8/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny/clear/fair skies as weak high pressure remained over the area and rainfall sources were located away from SErn VA | temperature range: 73° | 90° | 76° | winds: VARIABLE but oft SSE with peak gust 210° 11mph at 6:49PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 0.78" annual 30.76"

=> Ghent Square - MON 8/5/19 - TUE 8/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, humid, periods of light SHRA as surface front moved further S but continued to influence local weather as a stationary front across Nrn NC; light, ill-defined winds; some fog with the showers and again late night | temperature range: 73° | 82° | 72° | winds: light, VARIABLE to CALM much of period, but mostly SE to near CALM after midnight - peak gust 120° 8mph at 4:57PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.09" August 0.78" annual 30.76"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 8/4/19 - MON 8/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, increasing heat and breezes from the S ahead of trough moving through aloft combining to produce TSRA/SHRA in late afternoon; some fog with the rainfall that tapered off through early evening; mostly cloudy skies late period | temperature range: 75° | 94° | 72° | winds: W to SW early becoming VARIABLE in the afternoon; S to SW late afternoon and evening, diminishing to CALM overnight with SSE to S direction late nite - peak gust 360° 33mph at 4:40PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm event 0.67" August 0.69" annual 30.67"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 8/3/19 - SUN 8/4/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies early with a few sprinkles of rain; weak high pressure over the lower Middle Atlantic; high humid for early and late period and light winds | temperature range: 75° | 85° | 75° | winds: light mostly N-NE-through-SE through late afternoon, becoming SW after midnight through late night - peak gust 350° 11mph at 2:13PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 0.02" annual 30.00"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 8/2/19 - SAT 8/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, humid temps continued; trough along the coast embedded in weak high pressure; some light haze, light winds | temperature range: 76° | 82° | 75° | winds: light N to NE through early afternoon becoming ESE to SE balance of the period - peak gust 130° 11mph at 4:35PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE August 0.02" annual 30.00"

=> Ghent Square - THU 8/1/19 - FRI 8/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies, "cooler" temps, light winds with weak high pressure in wake of SHRA and TSRA previous period | temperature range: 70° | 89° | 75° | winds: VARIABLE early, then SE to SSE and S thereafter - peak gust 110° 10mph at 6:08PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" August 0.02" annual 30.00"

=> Ghent Square - WED 7/31/19 - THU 8/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): daylight hours featured continued abundant sun, increased humidity levels and breezes, temps reaching the mid-90s; closer to sunset, building of clouds led to TSRA activity mid-to-late evening and into early 8/1/19; some haze and some fog during the period | temperature range: 75° | 95° | 72° | July Avg. Temp 82.7° | winds: mostly SW to S through mid-evening becoming VARIABLE through early AM 8/1/19 as surface trough & TSRA moved into the area; winds became W-WNW-NW late period - peak gust 090° 16mph at 9:00PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.72" July 5.33" August 0.02" annual 30.00"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 7/30/19 - WED 7/31/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to dominate the Middle Atlantic with a prolonged period of mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, generally light breezes, some light HAZE | temperature range: 72° | 95° | 79° | winds: SW to S with peak gust 140° 17mph at 5:41PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - MON 7/29/19 - TUE 7/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little change: high pressure continued to dominate the Middle Atlantic with another period of mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, generally light breezes, some light HAZE | temperature range: 72° | 93° | 72° | winds: SW to S with peak gust 290° 15mph at 6:11PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 7/28/19 - MON 7/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): no change: high pressure continued to dominate the East with another period locally of mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, generally light breezes, some light HAZE | temperature range: 70° | 93° | 72° | winds: S to SW through early afternoon becoming onshore E mid-afternoon but switching into the SE through SSE until midnight; late night, mostly S to SW winds - peak gust S 15mph at 5:47PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 7/27/19 - SUN 7/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to cover the East with another period of mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, light breezes, some light HAZE | temperature range: 69° | 87° | 70° | winds: mostly N to NE through late morning; then onshore NE through E & ESE; then SE to SSE through mid-evening; CALM winds late evening till post-time - peak gust NE 10mph at 10:04AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 7/26/19 - SAT 7/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to cover the East with another period of mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, light breezes, some light BR and HAZE | temperature range: 71° | 84° | 68° | winds: mostly N to NE through early afternoon; then E to occasionally SE through early evening followed by near CALM winds overnight - peak gust NE 13mph at 12:27PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - THU 7/25/19 - FRI 7/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): as high pressure builds over the Ern US, locally skies are sunny/clear/fair and temps cooler with a mainly onshore flow | temperature range: 71° | 84° | 70° | winds: mostly NE to ENE - peak gust NE 13mph at 10:16AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - WED 7/24/19 - THU 7/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): cloudy skies, some fog early; then gradual clearing to become mostly sunny then fair; temps cooler and drier through time | temperature range: 71° | 79° | 70° | winds: W TO NW through around 9AM EDT becoming mostly NE until late night when surface flow backs to N and NW - peak gust NE 16mph at 10:15AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 7/23/19 - WED 7/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): cloudy skies as period began with cooler temps after early AM SHRA/TSRA 7/23/19; cold front pressing through Ern VA brought additional SHRA/TSRA with heavy rains at times; FLASH FLOOD WATCH in effect through late afternoon; FROPA and rains tapering off late evening into the overnight | temperature range: 75° | 80° | 69° | winds: SW to WSW through about 10AM EDT; then N-NE winds with peak gust 360° 16mph around 6:00PM EDT | rainfall: period 1.78" storm 2.06" July 4.63" annual 29.28"

=> Ghent Square - MON 7/22/19 - TUE 7/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): sunny/clear/fair skies through mid-afternoon followed by and increase in cloudiness late afternoon and the overnight; scattered SHRA and TSRA across SErn VA during the evening and again late period; continued hot, humid, some haze; but this day, nice breeze developed; HEAT ADVISORY continued through late afternoon | temperature range: 79° | 99° | 74° | winds: SW to SSW with peak gust 210° 26mph around 3:08PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.28" July 2.85" annual 27.50"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 7/21/19 - MON 7/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): sunny/clear/fair skies, hot, humid, hazy continued; EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING continued for much of the period but was changed to a HEAT ADVISORY late period | temperature range: 80° | 100° | 81° | winds: SW to SSW with peak gust 220° 15mph at 4:26PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 2.57" annual 27.22"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 7/20/19 - SUN 7/21/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): sunny/clear/fair skies, continued humid with haze; EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING continued for high heat indices in excess of 110° | temperature range: 80° | 101° | 80° | winds: SW to SSW with peak gust 270° 17mph at 4:28PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 2.57" annual 27.22"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 7/19/19 - SAT 7/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little change in the weather: continued sunny/clear/fair and humid with some haze; EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING in effect | temperature range: 78° | 95° | 80° | winds: S to SW with peak gust 230° 10mph at 1:00PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 2.57" annual 27.22"

=> Ghent Square - THU 7/18/19 - FRI 7/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little change in the weather: continued mostly sunny early with haze and increased humidity with ongoing HEAT ADVISORY through the period, except when upgraded to a EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING late period; a shower in the early period (AM) left the 0.01" measurement; some distant lightning late evening but with no rain here | temperature range: 79° | 97° | 78° | winds: mainly S-SW-SSW with peak gust 240° 18mph at 12:46AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 2.57" annual 27.22"

=> Ghent Square - WED 7/17/19 - THU 7/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued over the area with SW winds pushing temps to the upper 90s making for oppressive conditions with high humidity, haze, light winds; a HEAT ADVISORY was posted until 7PM EDT; skies were mostly sunny to occasionally partly cloudy and haze was noted. A TSRA passed through in the early morning hours (overnight) 7/18/19 but only produced 0.06" of rain here at the station | temperature range: 80° | 99° | 78° | winds: mainly S to SW with peak gust 170° 21mph at 9:55PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.06" July 2.56" annual 27.21"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 7/16/19 - WED 7/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): coastal front moved to sea with high pressure holding over the lower Mid-Atlantic; hot, humid temps return; some haze; an afternoon TSRA moved across the station locale bringing gusty, shifting winds, continuous CG LTG for about 10 mins and a 30-minute downpour of 0.90" resulting in some flooding of low-lying side streets; fair skies overnight | temperature range: 81° | 95° | 80° | winds: quite variable through early afternoon mainly from the SE through the S and SW; winds become steady SSW with TSRA gust of SE 33mph at 2:09PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 2.50" annual 27.15"

=> Ghent Square - MON 7/15/19 - TUE 7/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure continued over SErn VA; coastal wind shift/boundary front ("cold FROPA") headed S along the NE to lower Mid-Atlantic coastal areas; onshore flow in the afternoon helped keep temps from soaring; increased humidity and heat indices; mostly sunny/fair skies through the period | temperature range: 83° | 92° | 79° | winds: quite variable through late late evening, mostly onshore NE to ENE in the afternoon; S to SE overnight - peak gust 320° 13mph at 10:20AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.60" annual 26.25"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 7/14/19 - MON 7/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure continued over SErn VA with mostly sunny/clear/fair skies through the period, hot temps, light winds, some haze | temperature range: 76° | 95° | 80° | winds: quite variable through late afternoon with SW-W-WNW-NNW winds becoming ESE to SSE overnight, then N with coastal backdoor cool front close to post-time - peak gust 305° 11mph at 2:56PM EDT & again 030° 11 mph at 5:43AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.60" annual 26.25"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 7/13/19 - SUN 7/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure providing mostly sunny/clear/fair skies through the period, altho' there was a short period of cloudiness mid-AM; onshore flow developed helping hold down temps to only around 90° at the height of the afternoon sun; closer to the bay and ocean, the cooler temps were; humid, some haze, light winds | temperature range: 78° | 89° | 76° | winds: mostly N to NE then NE through MIDNIGHT becoming S to SW late night to post-time - peak gust 040° 13mph at 2:48PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.60" annual 26.25"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 7/12/19 - SAT 7/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): cloudy skies early become mostly sunny through late morning and balance of sunlight hours; while not as hot as in the previous period (95°) hot, humid temps do return in the afternoon; generally light winds diminishing to near CALM after sunset; a thunderstorm over extreme Nrn Norfolk is observed late period with no rain falling here on the SWrn portion of Norfolk | temperature range: 74° | 91° | 77° | winds: mostly WSW-SW-S for much of the period becoming onshore NE around 4AM EDT - peak gust 210° 17mph at 10:36AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.60" annual 26.25"

=> Ghent Square - THU 7/11/19 - FRI 7/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure over the lower Mid-Atlantic; mostly SW surface flow across the area as WARMFROPA moed through; partly cloudy skies, hot, more humid but with increased breezes; TSRA and SHRA moved across SErn VA mid-evening to just after MIDNIGHT; showers end overnight with mostly cloudy skies to follow through post-time | temperature range: 78° | 95° | 74° | winds: mostly S to SW - peak gust 300° 23mph at 9:11PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.51" July 1.60" annual 26.25"

=> Ghent Square - WED 7/10/19 - THU 7/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure moved to sea with return side in the form of a warm front moving through the area after midnight; sunny/clear skies; "cooler" temps replaced by warmer temps and higher dew points through the period; generally light winds | temperature range: 69° | 92° | 78° | winds: variable at times but mostly NE-ESE-SSE-SSW through the period - peak gust 180° 11mph at 2:23PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.09" annual 25.74"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 7/9/19 - WED 7/10/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): more pleasant weather as high pressure built across the Middle Atlantic with high pressure to N sending "cooler", drier temps southward; sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 73° | 83° | 68° | winds: NE to ESE through the period - peak gust 120° 15mph at 11:14AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 1.09" annual 25.74"

=> Ghent Square - MON 7/8/19 - TUE 7/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): cloudy early, becoming partly cloudy late AM; still warm, very humid; partly cloudy early afternoon with line of TSRA/SHRA moving through late afternoon; clearing evening through the overnight; humidity levels drop along with cooler dew point temps; generally light winds which pick-up to pleasant breezes after FROPA | temperature range: 75° | 88° | 72° | winds: SE to SE through NOON EDT becoming WNW to NW then mostly NE balance of the period - peak gust 030° 17mph at 4:17PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.15" July 1.09" annual 25.74"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 7/7/19 - MON 7/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): trough across VA with upper lows over WV & NC providing triggers for the development of TSRA/SHRA over much of the Middle Atlantic in the afternoon and evening hours with another round of activity here overnight; generally light winds, mostly cloudy skies, oppressively high humidity | temperature range: 80° | 91° | 75° | winds: highly variable the entire period but mostly SW early period - peak gust 120° 17mph at 4:06PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.57" July 0.94" annual 25.59"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 7/6/19 - SUN 7/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure well-offshore SE US coast continued the partly cloudy, hot, humid, oft hazy conditions on a SW to SSW flow; quite humid and light winds | temperature range: 77° | 93° | 80° | winds: mostly S to SW with peak gust 200° 17mph around 5PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 0.37" annual 25.02"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 7/5/19 - SAT 7/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered over the Middle Atlantic shifted east to the Atlantic; mostly sunny/fair skies continued early period with increased humidity, light winds early followed by increasing breezes remainder of the period; hazy at times, scattered pop-up, slow-moving showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon to the ESE (thunder heard here) along a sea-breeze boundary; some light fog from time-to-time related to shower activity and increasing humidity | temperature range: 75° | 93° | 76° | winds: mostly S to SW with peak gust 210° 16mph at 4:05PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 0.37" annual 25.02"

=> Ghent Square - THU 7/4/19 - FRI 7/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered over the Middle Atlantic; hot, humid, light winds, some haze; with daylight heating in this mass and some energy moving through aloft, conditions were prime for development of TSRA activity across the Mid-Atlantic; two main storms, one in mid-to-late afternoon another again in mid-evening | temperature range: 79° | 98° | 75° | winds: quite VARIABLE becoming WNW-NW then SSW late period - period peak gust SW 21mph at 8:44PM EDT | rainfall: period/event 0.37" July 0.37" annual 25.02"

=> Ghent Square - WED 7/3/19 - THU 7/4/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): with high pressure still covering the East, continued sunny/clear/fair skies, even warmer, more humid, some haze and SHRA developing to the SSE but nothing here at the station near Downtown Norfolk; light winds | temperature range: 78° | 94° | 78° | winds: VARIABLE winds but mostly S to SW through the period - period peak gust SW 18mph at 7:24PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 0.00" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 7/2/19 - WED 7/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued sunny/clear skies, warm, more humid with large high pressure over the Ern and SErn US; little energy and moisture moving through that high; light winds | temperature range: 72° | 95° | 77° | winds: mostly S to SW through 5PM EDT; then W to NW early evening, becoming W & NW for a short period before returning to SW & S mid-evening through late period - period peak gust S 14mph at 2:20PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 0.00" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - MON 7/1/19 - TUE 7/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): much nicer conditions with continued sunny/clear skies, cooler, drier temps as high pressure centered over KY & WV continued to build over the Middle Atlantic | temperature range: 76° | 85° | 75° | winds: mostly NE to ENE early period through mid-evening - peak gust NW 15mph at 11:05AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" July 0.00" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 6/30/19 - MON 7/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued over the SErn US; meanwhile, cold front moved down the Middle Atlantic coast from the NW arriving in the evening; -TSRA left only a trace of rain; mostly sunny/clear/fair skies early becoming partly cloudy mid-afternoon through the evening with clearing skies overnight; some haze, increased breezes ahead of cold front | temperature range: 77° | 95° | 76° | winds: mostly S-SW-W early, becoming VARIABLE N to NW then W to SW ahead of FROPA in the afternoon; SW to W in the evening becoming NW after 2AM EDT - gust SW 17mph at 5:12PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" July 0.00" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 6/29/19 - SUN 6/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little to no change; high pressure dome continued over the SErn US; continued mostly sunny/clear/fair skies, some haze, generally light winds | temperature range: 75° | 98° | 77° | winds: mostly S & SW - gust N 15 mph at 12:20PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 6/28/19 - SAT 6/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little to no change; high pressure dome (ridge)continued to build over the SErn US; continued mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze, generally light winds; TSRA over immediate Downtown Norfolk but edge of activity only produced a TRACE of showers here (around 3:30 PM EDT) | temperature range: 77° | 97° | 74° | winds: mainly SW and W through 2PM becoming S to SE in outflow from TSRA just to the SE with winds becoming SW again late period - gust 130° 18 mph at 3:51PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - THU 6/27/19 - FRI 6/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): little to no change; high pressure dome (ridge)continued to build over the SErn US; continued mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze, generally light winds | temperature range: 76° | 93° | 76° | winds: SW early becoming NW then VARIABLE mostly N to NE through the afternoon; SSE through MIDNIGHT becoming S and SW late period - gust 340° 11 mph at 3:10PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - WED 6/26/19 - THU 6/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to build over the SErn US; continued mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze, generally light winds | temperature range: 78° | 90° | 75° | winds: quite VARIABLE through mid-afternoon becoming W to SW remainder of the period - peak gust 015° 14mph at 10:42AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 6/25/19 - WED 6/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze as high pressure ridge continued to build over the SErn US | temperature range: 77° | 88° | 76° | winds: W to NW through NOON EDT becoming N to NE through MIDNIGHT; then SW to S through 5 AM EDT followed by N-NE towards post-time - peak gust NW 15mph around NOON EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - MON 6/24/19 - TUE 6/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued mostly sunny/clear skies, some haze, warming temps, increasing humidity readings as SSW winds overspread the area from the S and SW | temperature range: 70° | 93° | 77° | winds: S to SW - peak gust SW 15mph at 3:15PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 6/23/19 - MON 6/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mostly sunny/clear skies, warming temps, light winds as high pressure covered the NE and Middle Atlantic ridged from the Ern Great Lakes southeast to off the NC coast; some haze | temperature range: 66° | 87° | 69° | winds: became quite variable and light through early evening; then becoming SE to S through just after midnight; then, SSW to SW remainder of period - peak gust WSW 9mph at 3:35PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 6/22/19 - SUN 6/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): variably cloudy skies to begin the period with a bit of unexpected instability aloft that settled on through in early afternoon with skies becoming partly cloudy then clearing out by late period; cooler, drier temps with nice breezes mainly from the NW and N, diminishing to CALM overnight temperature range: 70° | 82° | 64° | winds: became NW to NNW then N through early evening, then light and variable to near CALM late evening through the remainder of the period - peak gust NW 16mph at 4:28PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 6/21/19 - SAT 6/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): surface "cold front" moved through as period began with high pressure building SE across the Middle Atlantic; cooler, drier temps with considerably lower humidity levels; breezy conditions through sunset | temperature range: 72° | 86° | 70° | winds: became W-NW-NNW for most of the period - peak gust SSW 22mph at 7:58AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - THU 6/20/19 - FRI 6/21/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): S to SW flow continued with mostly partly cloudy skies, hot temps, high humidity levels; trough moved across the state with SHRA and TSRA arriving late afternoon; skies clear overnight with influx of SW breezes late period | temperature range: 77° | 94° | 72° | winds: S & SW - peak gust S 29mph at 5:41PM EDT | rainfall period/storm: 0.16" June 5.22" annual 24.65"

=> Ghent Square - WED 6/19/19 - THU 6/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): S to SW flow continued with mostly sunny/clear skies, warm temps (but less heat than the previous day) and increasing humidity readings; generally light winds; SHRA and TSRA activity moved across the SErn VA, missing this station | temperature range: 76° | 87° | 76° | winds: S & SW - peak gust SSW 15mph at 5:42PM EDT & again SSW 15 mph around 1AM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.00" June 5.06" annual 24.49"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 6/18/19 - WED 6/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure well-offshore SErn US pumping hot, more humid conditions across SErn VA as periods of energy aloft continued to moved through VA during the late afternoon and evening resulting in SHRA & TSRA here; partly cloudy skies, warm, more humid, breezy conditions | temperature range: 76° | 94° | 73° | winds: SW early becoming W VARIABLE NW early afternoon, then SW to SW evening and the overnight - peak gust SW 20mph at 10:57AM EDT | rainfall: period/storm: 0.31" June 5.06" annual 24.49"

=> Ghent Square - MON 6/17/19 - TUE 6/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure well-offshore SErn US pumping hot, more humid conditions across Srn VA as energy aloft moved through VA during the late afternoon and evening resulting in TSRA here that produced only 0.03" locally; partly cloudy skies, breezy conditions | temperature range: 75° | 95° | 75° | winds: SSW - peak gust SW 20mph at 7:27PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm: 0.03" June 4.75" annual 24.18"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 6/16/19 - MON 6/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued the warmer, dry conditions with high pressure well-offshore SE US; mostly sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 68° | 91° | 75° | winds: SSW - peak gust SSW 22mph at 12:34PM and again around 3PM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.00" June 4.72" annual 24.15"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 6/15/19 - SUN 6/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued the nice weather; cool to start, warming in the afternoon; nice breezes; partly cloudy skies early; otherwise mostly sunny/clear skies, dry | temperature range: 63° | 86° | 67° | winds: WSW - SW - SSW - peak gust 220° 17mph at 3:55PM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.00" June 4.72" annual 24.15"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 6/14/19 - SAT 6/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure from Ohio Valley built SE and across the Middle Atlantic (and most of the East) during the period; cooler, drier conditions under sunny/clear/fair skies; nice breezes in the early period with diminishing winds in the evening through the overnight | temperature range: 63° | 77° | 61° | winds: SSW-W-NNW-N through MIDNIGHT EDT becoming SSE to S thereafter with diminishing winds to near CALM late night - peak gust SSW 20mph around 9:32AM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.00" June 4.72" annual 24.15"

=> Ghent Square - THU 6/13/19 - FRI 6/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): Few SHRA early period in cooler onshore flow with low pressure moving to sea; series of cold fronts moving through during the period; partly cloudy, then clearing skies, cooler temps, light breezes late period to post-time | temperature range: 70° | 82° | 63° | winds: mostly SW to W with peak gust SW 23mph around 8:31PM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.05" June 4.72" annual 24.15"

=> Ghent Square - WED 6/12/19 - THU 6/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): Few SHRA in cooler onshore flow with low pressure moving through to the SE then E; partly cloudy | temperature range: 68° | 77° | 69° | winds: onshore NE to E through 1AM EDT; then SSE to S to SSW late period - peak gust W 16mph around 6AM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.06" June 4.63" annual 24.06"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 6/11/19 - WED 6/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): FROPA moved through as period began followed by slow clearing to become partly to mostly sunny in the afternoon; pleasant temps as winds become onshore latter period | temperature range: 70° | 80° | 63° | winds: NNW to N early, then mostly onshore NE but some backing into the NNE to NNW at times - peak gust NE 20mph at 8:43AM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.00" storm/event: 2.46" June 4.57" annual 24.00"

=> Ghent Square - MON 6/10/19 - TUE 6/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): locale remains in warm, humid sector with partly cloudy skies, SW wind flow and gusty outflow; a few -SHRA from time-to-time, with TSRA passing just to the west in mid-afternoon; some fog early; then, partly cloudy skies, nice breezes at times, more showers ahead of FROPA late period | temperature range: 76° | 91° | 71° | winds: S to SW through the period - peak gust S 28mph at 3:02PM EDT in nearby TSRA to the W passing from SSW to NNE, diminished winds overnight | rainfall: period: 0.08" ongoing event: 2.46" June 4.57" annual 24.00"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 6/9/19 - MON 6/10/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): locale remains in warm, humid sector with partly cloudy skies, SW wind flow and gusty outflow; a few -SHRA from time-to-time | temperature range: 73° | 83° | 75° | winds: NE to E to SE & S through the period - peak gusts NE 15mph around 4PM EDT with diminished winds to near CALM late night | rainfall: period: TRACE ongoing event: 2.38" June 4.49" annual 23.92"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 6/8/19 - SUN 6/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): continued cooler, still humid; increased, steady onshore surface flow; SHRA and TSRA shunted to the W and S by onshore flow; a few spotty showers noted; cloudy skies and nice, generous breezes to temper the high humidity | temperature range: 71° | 72° | 73° | winds: NE to E entire period - peak gusts NE 20mph around 7PM EDT and again ENE 20 mph at 4:52AM EDT | rainfall: period: 0.02" ongoing event: 2.38" June 4.49" annual 23.92"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 6/7/19 - SAT 6/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): still warm and humid early period; but cooler air moved in from the N and NE and interacted with overrun warm air mass; SHRA & +TSRA developed late afternoon into the evening with downpours leading to flash flooding across Srn Norfolk; 2.33 inches of rain here for 6/7/19; fog developed with the SHRA activity | temperature range: 74° | 81° | 70° | FROPA | winds: SW to W through NOON EDT; then, N becoming NE to ENE through MIDNIGHT EDT followed by N to NE flow - peak gust E 3:24PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm: 2.33" June 4.47" annual 23.90"

=> Ghent Square - THU 6/6/19 - FRI 6/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warmer, more humid conditions; weak upper energy passed through during the afternoon but developing SHRA and TSRA remained to the S with distant LTG and thunder noted here; mostly cloudy late period with a few showers; some fog developed in this more humid, warmer airmass | temperature range: 74° | 91° | 74 | winds: W to WSW to SW through 3PM; then, NW 4-6PM returning to a S to SE flow in the evening; late night, S to SW through post-time - peak gust W 14mph around 9AM EDT | rainfall: 0.03" June 2.14" annual 21.57"

=> Ghent Square - WED 6/5/19 - THU 6/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure at sea wedging back across the Srn & SErn US; severe TS watch, then warnings issued as trough moved across VA in the afternoon and evening triggering SHRA & TSRA | temperature range: 70° | 89° | 71° | 74° winds: S to SW with peak gust in TSRA of 32mph at 4:43PM EDT | rainfall: 0.54" June 2.11" annual 21.54"

=> Ghent Square - TUE 6/4/19 - WED 6/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued over the East with center shifting to the Western Atlantic; continued pleasant temps | temperature range: 62° | 81° | 69° | winds: NE early, backing to the NNW through 3pm with return to mostly S and SW flow remainder of the period - repeated gusts to 14 mph with peak gusts at 7:51PM & 1:44AM EDT | rainfall: 0.00" June 1.57" annual 21.00"

=> Ghent Square - MON 6/3/19 - TUE 6/4/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to build over the East and Middle Atlantic; drier and cooler with fresh winds from mainly the NNW through NE and ENE | temperature range: 68° | 78° | 57° | winds: mostly NNW early becoming mostly onshore NE through ENE - repeated gusts to 15 mph through the early evening with peak gust 060° around NOON EDT | rainfall: 0.00" June 1.57" annual 21.00"

=> Ghent Square - SUN 6/2/19 - MON 6/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): west side of high pressure along coast and offshore featured mostly sunny/fair skies; TRACE of rain in shower activity mid-/late afternoon with SHRA; frontal SHRAs between 3:30AM & 4:45AM EDT (0.34") | temperature range: 68° | 89° | 68° | winds: mostly S-SW-W flow until FROPA close to 3AM EDT - peak gust N 17mph at 3:13AM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 0.34" June 1.57" annual 21.00"

=> Ghent Square - SAT 6/1/19 - SUN 6/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): SHRA and TSRA moved from the NE to onshore and across the locale in the morning with some quite heavy rain at times; skies became partly cloudy to mostly sunny in the afternoon; cooler temps prevailed with nice onshore surface wind flow; fair skies overnight | temperature range: 69° | 79° | 67° | winds: NW to N through NOON; then backing to the W through 3PM; onshore seabreeze through 6PM followed by W to SW winds dropping off to CALM through the overnight - peak gust NNE 16mph around 9AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.97 May 4.17" June 1.23" annual 20.66"

=> Ghent Square - FRI 5/31/19 - SAT 6/1/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): partly cloudy skies with low pressure moving across NC increasing chances of SHRA and TSRA leading to SEVERE TSRA WATCH for the afternoon into the evening; fortunately, severe activity stayed to the W and S of the station with only a few SHRA between NOON & 1PM and again late evening into the early hours of 6/1/19; increasing humidity levels with "cooler" temps compared with those of last period | temperature range: 71° | 83° | 67° | winds: VARIABLE mostly S to SW early with onshore pattern in late AM through late afternoon becoming SE to SSE during the evening; then, mostly SW - W - NW surface flow late night - several gusts to 16mph after MIDNIGHT EDT with peak gust around MIDNIGHT EDT | rainfall: period 0.80 May 4.44" annual 17.69" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - THU 5/30/19 - FRI 5/31/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weak high pressure over the SErn Us/Lower Mid-Atlantic continued the sunny, dry, hazy conditions with hot temps through early evening; trough to the N settled SSE across VA and triggered SHRA/TSRA in the overnight hours | temperature range: 75° | 99° | 70° | winds: mainly W & SW through late afternoon, becoming VARIABLE evening and overnight - peak gusts S 22mph at 4:43PM EDT & NW 22mph in TSRA at 12:01AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.66 May 3.64" annual 18.89" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - WED 5/29/19 - THU 5/30/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure over the SErn Us/Lower Mid-Atlantic states provided ongoing sunny/clear skies with dry, hot temps; some haze | temperature range: 77° | 98° | 75° | winds: mainly W & SW - peak gust W 21mph at 4:06PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00 May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - TUE 5/28/19 - WED 5/29/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): massive high pressure covered the Middle Atlantic and SErn US with continued warming (hot!!) temps and higher humidity levels; generally light winds | temperature range: 73° | 96° | 77° | winds: SE to S early becoming mostly S to SW afternoon through period's end - multiple gusts to 15 mph with peak gust noted W 15mph at 1:12PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - MON 5/27/19 - TUE 5/28/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure once again wedging S along the Middle Atlantic Coastal plain; FROPA late last period; cooler, drier temps with continued mostly sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 75° | 84° | 72° | winds: W to NW early becoming N to NE in the afternoon, then VARIABLE in the evening before becoming E to SE to S overnight - gusts to 15mph at several times in the afternoon | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SUN 5/26/19 - MON 5/27/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): weakening high pressure over the area with advancing upper trough that moved across VA through the period and arrived here late period with some cloudiness but no measurable rain; some patchy cloudiness late period but mostly sunny/clear/fair skies throughout; light winds and some haze | temperature range: 75° | 95° | 75° | winds: quite VARIABLE entire period becoming N around 4AM EDT as trough moved through - peak gust N 15mph at 3:12AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SAT 5/25/19 - SUN 5/26/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure wedged S along the coastal states of Middle Atlantic early, then receded NE'wd allowing for overrunning warm air to W and SW to move in late afternoon and overnight; some SHRA and TSRA to the west at MIDNIGHT EDT diminished overnight with remnant energy moving through late period | continued mostly sunny/clear skies except for some cloudiness towards post-time, late period | temperature range: 68° | 86° | 74° | winds: onshore ENE early becoming SSE through the evening, then SSW late period - peak gust SSW 17mph at 10:44PM EDT & again S17 mph at 1:47AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - FRI 5/24/19 - SAT 5/25/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure wedged SSE from Canada & New England ridged SSE along Middle Atlantic through NC coastal plain; SSW flow replaced with onshore mostly NE to ENE flow with early temps in the upper 80s falling off to the low 80s in the afternoon; continued sunny/clear skies; lower humidity levels during the afternoon | temperature range: 75° | 88° | 67° | winds: mostly SSW early becoming onshore mostly NE to ENE early afternoon through balance of period - peak gust ESE 15mph around NOON EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - THU 5/23/19 - FRI 5/24/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure reoriented well-offshore off the East Coast; mostly sunny/clear skies with warmer, more humid temps | temperature range: 66° | 88° | 75° | winds: mostly S to SW with peak gust SE 20mph at 2:05PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - WED 5/22/19 - THU 5/23/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure centered offshore New England and ridged SSW down the East Coast to SC; continued pleasant temps and generous breezes along the coastal plain with mostly sunny/clear skies | temperature range: 64° | 73° | 63° | winds: mostly NE-ENE through late afternoon; SE to SSE in the evening and overnight; then, SE to S late period - ENE 15mph at 7:40AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - TUE 5/21/19 - WED 5/22/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure ridged SE from CAN across the Ern Great Lakes south to SErn US states provided sunny/clear skies with cooler, drier temps | temperature range: 71° | 76° | 59° | winds: N then onshore NE to ENE - peak gust N 17mph at 8:15AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - MON 5/20/19 - TUE 5/21/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): SSW flow on backside of high pressure off the SE US coast and ahead of cold front that moved through late period; ahead of front, showers passed through late evening and before midnight; sunny/partly cloudy skies skies | temperature range: 72° | 92° | 70° | winds: mostly S & SW becoming NNE just before post-time, late perid - gusts SSW & SW 20 mph with peak at 3:08PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.98" annual 18.23" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SUN 5/19/19 - MON 5/20/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): dome of high pressure covered most of the eastern half of the US; period effects included continued daytime heating to the low/mid 90s, some haziness at times, and nice breezes; humidity levels remained fairly high | temperature range: 72° | 95° | 72° | winds: mostly Sm SSW, & SW - peak gust W 17 mph at 4:31PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.89" annual 18.14" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SAT 5/18/19 - SUN 5/19/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to impact the Middle Atlantic; skies became mostly sunny/clear; onshore front (strong seabreeze) moved inland in the early afternoon; mild temps | temperature range: 68° | 84° | 70° | winds: SSW then NW through mid-day became onshore NE to E mid-day through early evening; then SSE to S late period - peak gust ENE 13 mph between 2 and 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.89" annual 18.14" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - FRI 5/17/19 - SAT 5/18/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to cover the East; temps warm to the upper 80s in the afternoon and skies remained mostly sunny/fair; after midnight, a line of SHRA and TSRA moved through with 0.57" in a fairly short time | temperature range: 64° | 88° | 67° | winds: S-SW-W through 6pm EDT becoming NW late evening through early AM 5/18/19; then, winds back to the SW 4-7AM EDT - peak gust SW 25mph at 12:34AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.57" May 2.89" annual 18.14" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - THU 5/16/19 - FRI 5/17/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure at sea east of SErn US continued the pleasant spring weather with near normal temps, and plenty of sunshine/clear skies | temperature range: 58° | 81° | 64° | winds: S-SW-W through 9AM EDT becoming W to NW through mid-evening; then SSE to S remainder of period - peak gust WSW 13mph around 2PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.32" annual 17.57" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - WED 5/15/19 - THU 5/16/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): area covered by high pressure with center just off the SE US coast; mostly sunny/fair/clear skies with pleasant temps ranging from the low/mid 50s to near 70° | temperature range: 54° | 72° | 57° | winds: NNW to NE through NOON EDT gradually backing from NW to W to SSW & S remainder of period - peak gust NW 15mph around 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 2.32" annual 17.57" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - TUE 5/14/19 - WED 5/15/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): low pressure over New England continued to affect the weather first half of period; variably cloudy skies with wrap-around winds and instability clouds and a few SHRA during that period; breezy, becoming gusty mid-afternoon as reenforcing surface front moved through; skies became partly cloudy late afternoon then cleared overnight | temperature range: 58° | 66° | 53° | winds: N to NE through early evening; then winds became N to NW late night - peak gust N 25mph at 4PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.02" May 2.32" annual 17.57" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - MON 5/13/19 - TUE 5/14/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): low clouds, some drizzle and a few light SHRA early; tail end of recent unsettled weather moved to sea; skies were variably cloudy with increasing sunshine in the afternoon; cooler temps covered the Middle Atlantic circulated by low pressure over New England | temperature range: 58° | 66° | 57° | winds: NE-NNE-N through early afternoon becoming N-NW through midnight; then mostly N, lighter winds - peak gust N 17mph at 5PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.04" May 2.30" annual 17.55" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SUN 5/12/19 - MON 5/13/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): mass of warm, moist air covered the SErn US and Middle Atlantic on SSW flow; after previous periods heavy rains, FLASH FLOOD WATCH posted through midnight EDT; but only a few showers developed through the period, mainly early period; variably cloudy skies and some sunshine early; surface front came through mid-evening with cooler onshore flow and cloudy skies with fog noted at times | temperature range: 70° | 79° | 69° | winds: SSW through 1PM EDT becoming onshore mostly NNE-E with peak gust NE 15 mph around 12:57AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.09" May 2.26" annual 17.51" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SAT 5/11/19 - SUN 5/12/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): warm front over Nrn VA becomes stationary, then shifts S'wd during the day as area of energy moved in from the SSW; increasingly warm, humid surface flow develops and interacts with surface front over SRN VA in the afternoon; SHRA and TSRA develop across SErn VA mid afternoon through midnight; one TSRA strengthened and moved E south of the station producing a radar indicated tornado over Downtown Suffolk; surface front moved back to the S | temperature range: 69° | 80° | 69° | winds: SSW through 1PM EDT becoming onshore mostly NNE-E with peak gust NE 16 mph around 4PM EDT | rainfall: period 1.35" May 2.17" annual 17.42" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - FRI 5/10/19 - SAT 5/11/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure east of SErn VA and SE US transported warmer, more humid air N across SErn VA; skies still mostly sunny/clear/fair ahead of surface front settling into Wrn VA that became stationary overnight; increase of cloudiness late period | temperature range: 68° | 84° | 69° | winds: SW through 1PM EDT becoming onshore mostly S-SSW-SW with peak gust SW 17mph at 4PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.82" annual 16.07" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - THU 5/9/19 - FRI 5/10/19 (7AM-7AM EST): surface front across central VA pulls back to the NNE with high pressure holds over the area continuing mostly sunny skies, light winds, pleasant spring temps | temperature range: 66° | 83° | 63° the average temp this period was 73° or 9° ABOVE normal & 2° WARMER than the previous period's average temp | winds: mostly S through SSE entire period - peak gust SSE 24mph at 3:37PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.11") May 1.26" (-0.06" or 95% of normal) annual 15.39" (-0.31" or 98% of normal) snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - WED 5/8/19 - THU 5/9/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure over the Middle Atlantic/SE US coasts provided sunny/clear/fair weather; just to N, stationary front wavering W to E with some stationary showers and TSRA, not affecting SErn VA | temperature range: 67° | 86° | 68° | winds: variable winds early period becoming mostly SE to SW - peak gust SE 15mph at 6:19PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.82" annual 16.07" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - TUE 5/7/19 - WED 5/8/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure over the Middle Atlantic/SE US coasts provided sunny/clear/fair weather | temperature range: 58° | 81° | 63° | winds: mostly SSW to S through late afternoon, becoming S-SSE-SE-E in the evening and mainly SE-S overnight; diminished speeds to near CALM evening through the overnight - peak gust SE 13mph at 5:54PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.82" annual 16.07" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - MON 5/6/19 - TUE 5/7/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): N & NE surface flow continued through late afternoon with cloudy skies early, clearing slowly in the afternoon; winds diminished in the evening and skies were mostly clear evening through the overnight | temperature range: 58° | 70° | 58° | winds: N & NE early through late afternoon; diminished to light or CALM evening through the overnight - peak gusts out of the N 17mph 7-9AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.82" annual 16.07" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SUN 5/5/19 - MON 5/6/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): S & SW warm flow ahead of cold front with energy ahead of front producing some SHSA and TSRA; FROPA moved through in mid-to-late evening with wind shift into the NW and N; variable cloudiness, humid | temperature range: 70° | 79° | 58° | winds: S-SSW with peak gust N 20mph at 6:23PM EDT | rainfall: period/storm 0.82" May 0.82" annual 16.07" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - SAT 5/4/19 - SUN 5/5/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure in SWrn Atlantic continued the warm SSW/SW breezes under sunny/fair skies early period, then increasing cloudiness overnight; a few -SHRA of rain noted then; more humid | temperature range: 71° | 88° | 72° | winds: mostly W-SSW-SW with peak gust SW 15mph at 12:06AM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE May TRACE annual 15.25" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - FRI 5/3/19 - SAT 5/4/19 (7AM-7AM EST): high pressure over the Srn Western Atlantic continued the sunny/fair for much of the period; humidity readings continue to increase; SW to S prevailing surface wind flow | temperature range: 65° | 87° | 70° the average temp this period was 76° or 11° ABOVE normal & 1.0° COOLER than the previous period's average temp | winds: SSW to S with peak gust S 25mph at 7:50 PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.09") May 0.00" (-0.30" or 0% of normal) annual 14.13" (-0.55" or 96% of normal) snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - THU 5/2/19 - FRI 5/3/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure weel-east of the NC coast continued the warm SSW/SW breezes under sunny/clear/fair skies; quite pleasant, indeed | temperature range: 68° | 90° | 67° | winds: mostly SSW - peak gust SW 21 mph at 9:05AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.00" annual 15.25" snowfall: May 0.00" seasonal TRACE

=> Ghent Square - WED 5/1/19 - THU 5/2/19 (7AM-7AM EDT): high pressure off SE US coast with continued mostly sunny/fair skies, dry, warmer temps | temperature range: 67° | 89° | 68° | winds: mostly S to SSW but variable at times; gusts: multiple SSW 17 mph with peak at 3:42PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" May 0.00"