West Cradock - Portsmouth, Virginia - CoCoRAHs Daily Updates

=> West Cradock - THU 5/6/21 (12AM ET) -> FRI 5/7/21 (6AM ET): 
5/6/21 THU                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:01am          4    12:01am         22
Wind Speed                   30    12:00am          3    11:41am          9
Wind Gust                    30    12:00am          7     6:00pm         19
Humidity                   78.0    10:55pm       48.0     5:27pm       58.0
Out Temp                   67.0     6:06pm       53.9    10:58pm       61.2
Raw Barometer            30.040    10:23am     29.892    12:13am     29.965
Total Rain                16.63    12:00am      16.63    12:00am      16.63
Wind Chill                 67.0     6:06pm       52.5     7:14am       60.2
Out Heat Ix                68.3     6:06pm       57.7    10:58pm       62.8
Dew Point                  51.1    12:45am       42.4    10:27am       46.1
SL Barometer             30.054    10:23am     29.906    12:13am     29.979

5/7/21 FRI thru' 6AM EDT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              164    12:00am        163    12:00am        158
Wind Speed                    9    12:00am          3    12:02am          3
Wind Gust                     9    12:00am          5     1:00am          6
Humidity                   95.0     5:43am       83.0    12:00am       90.1
Out Temp                   52.1    12:00am       45.5     5:58am       48.6
Raw Barometer            29.945    12:02am     29.866     5:41am     29.903
Total Rain                16.63    12:00am      16.63    12:00am      16.63
Wind Chill                 52.1    12:02am       44.6     5:58am       48.0
Out Heat Ix                56.7    12:00am       51.9     5:58am       54.3
Dew Point                  47.3    12:41am       44.1     5:42am       45.8
SL Barometer             29.959    12:02am     29.880     5:41am     29.917

=> West Cradock - WED 5/5/21 (12AM ET) -> THU 5/6/21 (11:59PM ET): 
5/5/21 WED                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     2:41pm          4    12:20pm        225
Wind Speed                   30    10:59pm          3    12:02am          8
Wind Gust                    30    10:59pm          6     5:00am         20
Humidity                   99.0     1:28am       48.0     6:17pm       75.7
Out Temp                   87.3     6:12pm       67.2     6:12am       76.3
Raw Barometer            29.872    10:52pm     29.675     4:03pm     29.730
Total Rain                16.63    12:00am      16.63    12:00am      16.63
Wind Chill                 87.3     6:12pm       67.1     6:14am       76.3
Out Heat Ix                90.8     5:52pm       71.7    10:59pm       80.7
Dew Point                  71.1     9:38am       55.4    10:59pm       67.2
SL Barometer             29.886    10:52pm     29.689     4:03pm     29.744
The low temperature today of 66° at 11:58PM EDT in the West Cradock area of Portsmouth 
established at NEW MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD for the date. The previous record was 
65° set in 2017. 

5/6/21 THU                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:01am          4    12:01am         22
Wind Speed                   30    12:00am          3    11:41am          9
Wind Gust                    30    12:00am          7     6:00pm         19
Humidity                   78.0    10:55pm       48.0     5:27pm       58.0
Out Temp                   67.0     6:06pm       53.9    10:58pm       61.2
Raw Barometer            30.040    10:23am     29.892    12:13am     29.965
Total Rain                16.63    12:00am      16.63    12:00am      16.63
Wind Chill                 67.0     6:06pm       52.5     7:14am       60.2
Out Heat Ix                68.3     6:06pm       57.7    10:58pm       62.8
Dew Point                  51.1    12:45am       42.4    10:27am       46.1
SL Barometer             30.054    10:23am     29.906    12:13am     29.979

=> West Cradock - TUE 5/4/21 (12AM ET) -> WED 5/5/21 (8AM ET): 
5/4/21 TUE                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    11:31am          4    11:23am        225
Wind Speed                   27     7:37pm          3    12:16am          6
Wind Gust                    29     7:37pm          6     3:00am         18
Humidity                   97.0    12:00am       53.0     2:18pm       79.2
Out Temp                   92.1R    4:29pm       67.6     6:28am       77.9
Raw Barometer            29.835    10:07am     29.710     6:58pm     29.768
Total Rain                16.63     7:54pm      16.53    12:00am      16.55
Wind Chill                 92.1     4:29pm       67.2     6:39am       77.9
Out Heat Ix               102.8     4:03pm       73.5     6:28am       84.4
Dew Point                  75.0     5:39pm       65.2     6:06am       70.2
SL Barometer             29.849    10:07am     29.724     6:58pm     29.782
R The high temperature today of 92° at 4:29PM EDT in the West Cradock area 
of Portsmouth established a NEW STATION MAXIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD 
for the date. The previous record was 90 set in 2018. 

5/5/21 WED thru' 8AM EDT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              304     7:48am        148     7:48am        225
Wind Speed                   22     7:48am          3    12:02am          7
Wind Gust                    23     7:48am          6     5:00am         15
Humidity                   99.0     1:28am       94.0     7:59am       96.9
Out Temp                   69.6     7:59am       67.2     6:12am       68.7
Raw Barometer            29.758     1:20am     29.703     5:19am     29.735
Total Rain                16.63    12:00am      16.63    12:00am      16.63
Wind Chill                 69.6     7:59am       67.1     6:14am       68.7
Out Heat Ix                76.4     2:11am       73.9     6:12am       75.4
Dew Point                  69.1     2:11am       66.2     5:52am       67.8
SL Barometer             29.772     1:20am     29.717     5:19am     29.749

=> West Cradock - MON 5/3/21 (12AM ET) -> TUE 5/4/21 (8AM ET): 
5/3/21  MON                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              330     5:04pm        117     4:28pm        202
Wind Speed                   24     5:20pm          3    12:29am          7
Wind Gust                    24     4:31pm          7     5:00am         18
Humidity                   97.0     9:45pm       58.0     1:29pm       80.1
Out Temp                   85.8     2:24pm       67.4     6:57am       73.3
Raw Barometer            29.924     8:01am     29.744     7:58pm     29.834
Total Rain                16.53     5:24pm      16.46    12:00am      16.48
Wind Chill                 85.8     2:24pm       67.4     6:57am       73.3
Out Heat Ix                91.6     2:19pm       71.6     1:47am       78.0
Dew Point                  74.4     3:30pm       58.0     1:00am       66.5
SL Barometer             29.938     8:01am     29.758     7:58pm     29.848

5/4/21 TUE thru' 8AM EDT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              354     3:13am         73     4:12am        225
Wind Speed                   25     1:48am          3    12:16am          6
Wind Gust                    26     1:48am          6     3:00am         19
Humidity                   97.0    12:00am       89.0     2:37am       92.1
Out Temp                   71.2     2:05am       67.6     6:28am       69.8
Raw Barometer            29.801     7:55am     29.736     2:28am     29.761
Total Rain                16.53    12:00am      16.53    12:00am      16.53
Wind Chill                 71.2     2:05am       67.2     6:39am       69.8
Out Heat Ix                77.7    12:48am       73.5     6:28am       75.7
Dew Point                  70.1    12:48am       65.2     6:06am       67.4
SL Barometer             29.815     7:55am     29.750     2:28am     29.775

=> West Cradock - SUN 5/2/21 (12AM ET) -> MON 5/3/21 (8AM ET): 
5/2/21 SUN                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     2:10pm         14     2:36pm        225
Wind Speed                   24     1:44pm          3    12:00am          7
Wind Gust                    24     1:44pm          6    12:00am         17
Humidity                   86.0     6:22am       36.0     4:15pm       60.3
Out Temp                   84.4     4:14pm       50.8     1:10am       68.0
Raw Barometer            29.989    12:13am     29.840     6:32pm     29.923
Total Rain                16.46    12:00am      16.46    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 84.4     4:14pm       46.4     6:24am       67.2
Out Heat Ix                83.8     3:54pm       53.4     1:10am       69.9
Dew Point                  61.0     1:42pm       39.9    12:42am       52.5
SL Barometer             30.003    12:13am     29.854     6:32pm     29.937

5/3/21 MON thru' 7AM EDT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              281     3:09am        148     5:06am        202
Wind Speed                   19     1:04am          3    12:29am          8
Wind Gust                    20     1:04am          7     5:00am         17
Humidity                   84.0     6:55am       65.0    12:00am       75.1
Out Temp                   70.7    12:00am       67.4     6:57am       68.7
Raw Barometer            29.902     6:48am     29.865     3:08am     29.879
Total Rain                16.46    12:00am      16.46    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 70.7    12:00am       67.4     6:57am       68.7
Out Heat Ix                73.2    12:00am       71.6     1:47am       72.3
Dew Point                  62.5     6:55am       58.0     1:00am       60.4
SL Barometer             29.916     6:48am     29.879     3:08am     29.893

=> West Cradock - SAT 5/1/21 (12AM ET) -> SUN 5/2/21 (8AM ET): 
5/1/21 SAT                  Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:01am          4    12:01am        292
Wind Speed                   34    12:24am          3     3:41am          9
Wind Gust                    40    12:24am          5     6:00pm         22
Humidity                   61.0    10:51pm       25.0     7:04pm       41.3
Out Temp                   71.1     6:50pm       52.6     7:19am       60.4
Raw Barometer            30.044    12:00pm     29.877    12:00am     29.982
Total Rain                16.46    12:00am      16.46    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 71.1     6:50pm       46.0     7:37am       58.7
Out Heat Ix                70.2     7:00pm       52.4     7:25am       60.5
Dew Point                  43.1    12:00am       28.4     7:25am       36.3
SL Barometer             30.058    12:00pm     29.891    12:00am     29.996

5/2/21 SUN thru' 8AM EDT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              290     2:32am        152     6:41am        225
Wind Speed                   18     6:44am          3    12:00am          6
Wind Gust                    18     6:44am          6    12:00am         13
Humidity                   86.0     6:22am       64.0    12:00am       77.2
Out Temp                   55.7     7:59am       50.8     1:10am       52.0
Raw Barometer            29.989    12:13am     29.947     4:29am     29.969
Total Rain                16.46    12:00am      16.46    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 55.7     7:59am       46.4     6:24am       50.0
Out Heat Ix                60.2     7:59am       53.4     1:10am       55.9
Dew Point                  50.4     7:57am       39.9    12:42am       45.0
SL Barometer             30.003    12:13am     29.961     4:29am     29.983

=> West Cradock - FRI 4/30/21 (12AM ET) -> SAT 5/1/21 (8AM ET): 
4/30/21 FRI                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     4:06am          4     4:15am        270
Wind Speed                   30     9:14pm          3    12:54am          9
Wind Gust                    30     4:14am          6    12:00am         24
Humidity                   85.0     5:11am       28.0     7:42pm       53.8
Out Temp                   78.7     5:18pm       61.1    10:57pm       73.4
Raw Barometer            29.864    10:59pm     29.599     2:50am     29.689
Total Rain                16.46     4:14am      16.45    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 78.7     5:18pm       57.6    10:56pm       73.2
Out Heat Ix                79.5    12:07am       62.3    10:57pm       74.7
Dew Point                  66.7     4:26am       40.3     7:42pm       54.2
SL Barometer             29.878    10:59pm     29.613     2:50am     29.703

5/1/21 thru' 8AM EDT SAT    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:01am          4    12:01am        338
Wind Speed                   34    12:24am          3     3:41am         13
Wind Gust                    40    12:24am          9     4:00am         29
Humidity                   54.0    12:00am       39.0     7:11am       46.8
Out Temp                   59.8    12:00am       52.6     7:19am       55.6
Raw Barometer            30.039     7:56am     29.877    12:00am     29.946
Total Rain                16.46    12:00am      16.46    12:00am      16.46
Wind Chill                 59.7    12:00am       46.0     7:37am       52.5
Out Heat Ix                61.0    12:00am       52.4     7:25am       56.1
Dew Point                  43.1    12:00am       28.4     7:25am       35.5
SL Barometer             30.053     7:56am     29.891    12:00am     29.960

=> West Cradock - THU 4/29/21 (12AM ET) -> FRI 4/30/21 (8AM ET): 
4/29/21 
Parameter                   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              354     3:20pm          4     1:48pm        225
Wind Speed                   30     4:57pm          3    12:17am          8
Wind Gust                    31     4:57pm          7    11:01am         22
Humidity                   88.0     8:11am       51.0     3:01pm       68.7
Out Temp                   87.2     3:01pm       66.7     6:23am       77.1
Raw Barometer            29.910    12:01am     29.638    10:54pm     29.789
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 87.2     3:01pm       66.3     6:19am       77.1
Out Heat Ix                91.5     2:12pm       71.7     6:13am       80.6
Dew Point                  72.0     1:16pm       62.0     5:03am       65.4
SL Barometer             29.924    12:01am     29.652    10:54pm     29.803

4/30/21 FRI thru' 8AM EDT   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     4:06am          4     4:15am        225
Wind Speed                   29     4:14am          3    12:54am          6
Wind Gust                    30     4:14am          6    12:00am         21
Humidity                   85.0     5:11am       62.0    12:00am       72.7
Out Temp                   77.5    12:00am       69.3     5:30am       73.3
Raw Barometer            29.702     7:56am     29.599     2:50am     29.635
Total Rain                16.46     4:14am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 77.5    12:00am       69.1     5:31am       73.3
Out Heat Ix                79.5    12:07am       74.0     6:32am       76.6
Dew Point                  66.7     4:26am       62.7     3:13am       63.7
SL Barometer             29.716     7:56am     29.613     2:50am     29.649

=> West Cradock - WED 4/28/21 (12AM ET) -> THU 4/29/21 (9AM ET): 
4/28/21 WED                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     9:15am         24     5:39pm        225
Wind Speed                   30     5:37pm          3     1:51am          7
Wind Gust                    30     5:37pm          6     6:00am         20
Humidity                   91.0     7:12am       45.0     5:22pm       68.0
Out Temp                   88.2     4:43pm       64.0     4:23am       75.4
Raw Barometer            30.018     7:49am     29.863     6:27pm     29.948
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 88.2     4:43pm       62.6     4:45am       75.3
Out Heat Ix                91.0     4:46pm       69.2     4:11am       78.6
Dew Point                  69.8     1:20pm       57.3    12:00am       63.3
SL Barometer             30.032     7:49am     29.877     6:27pm     29.962

4/29/21 THU thru' 9AM EDT   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              285     8:25am         97     4:14am        225
Wind Speed                   21     3:42am          3    12:17am          7
Wind Gust                    21     3:42am          8    12:00am         18
Humidity                   88.0     8:11am       73.0    12:00am       81.2
Out Temp                   73.2    12:00am       66.7     6:23am       69.4
Raw Barometer            29.910    12:01am     29.844     5:10am     29.871
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 73.2    12:00am       66.3     6:19am       69.4
Out Heat Ix                76.5    12:02am       71.7     6:13am       73.8
Dew Point                  66.6     8:59am       62.0     5:03am       63.4
SL Barometer             29.924    12:01am     29.858     5:10am     29.885

=> West Cradock - TUE 4/27/21 (12AM ET) -> WED 4/28/21 (7AM ET): 
4/27/21 TUE                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     5:56am          4     5:55am        225
Wind Speed                   27     5:00pm          3    12:01am          6
Wind Gust                    28     4:30pm          5     6:56am         17
Humidity                   98.0     7:36am       38.0     4:00pm       63.4
Out Temp                   84.6     4:07pm       49.4     5:50am       67.6
Raw Barometer            30.129    12:00am     29.960     5:48pm     30.053
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 84.6     4:07pm       46.6     5:39am       67.2
Out Heat Ix                84.3     3:55pm       55.3    12:30am       70.0
Dew Point                  60.0     1:05pm       42.6    12:20am       53.0
SL Barometer             30.143    12:00am     29.974     5:48pm     30.067

4/28/21 WED thru' 7AM EDT   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              306     5:24am        153    12:19am        225
Wind Speed                   22     1:31am          3     1:51am          8
Wind Gust                    22     1:31am          6     6:00am         18
Humidity                   90.0     6:41am       68.0    12:00am       81.2
Out Temp                   68.3    12:00am       64.0     4:23am       65.5
Raw Barometer            30.009    12:55am     29.978     3:06am     29.997
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 68.3    12:00am       62.6     4:45am       65.3
Out Heat Ix                71.1    12:00am       69.2     4:11am       70.0
Dew Point                  61.3     6:41am       57.3    12:00am       59.5
SL Barometer             30.023    12:55am     29.992     3:06am     30.011

=> West Cradock - MON 4/26/21 (12AM ET) -> TUE 4/27/21 (7AM ET): 
4/26/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     6:14am          4     6:11am        338
Wind Speed                   23     9:09am          3    12:00am          6
Wind Gust                    23     8:17am          5    12:00am         15
Humidity                   92.0     3:41am       30.0    12:47pm       57.9
Out Temp                   68.3     5:24pm       47.3     5:31am       58.5
Raw Barometer            30.131    10:25pm     29.935    12:02am     30.055
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 68.3     5:24pm       42.7     3:47am       57.8
Out Heat Ix                68.1     5:31pm       53.3     5:23am       60.4
Dew Point                  48.1    12:02am       29.9    11:21am       41.9
SL Barometer             30.145    10:25pm     29.949    12:02am     30.069

4/27/21 TUE thru' 6AM EDT   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     5:56am          4     5:55am        180
Wind Speed                   12    12:00am          3    12:01am          4
Wind Gust                    12    12:00am          6    12:00am         10
Humidity                   94.0     5:47am       68.0    12:04am       84.3
Out Temp                   53.1    12:00am       49.4     5:50am       51.0
Raw Barometer            30.129    12:00am     30.085     2:56am     30.106
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 53.1    12:01am       46.6     5:39am       50.1
Out Heat Ix                56.3     3:56am       55.3    12:30am       55.9
Dew Point                  48.0     3:56am       42.6    12:20am       46.3
SL Barometer             30.143    12:00am     30.099     2:56am     30.120

=> West Cradock - SUN 4/25/21 (12AM ET) -> MON 4/26/21 (7AM ET): 
4/25/21  SUN                Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     4:27am          4     4:47am        315
Wind Speed                   27     4:59pm          3    12:56am          7
Wind Gust                    27     4:59pm          5     9:00pm         19
Humidity                  100.0    12:00am       62.0     6:29pm       84.9
Out Temp                   65.1     6:38pm       54.6    10:57pm       60.0
Raw Barometer            29.924    10:56pm     29.575     5:08am     29.736
Total Rain                16.45    12:48am      16.44    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 65.1     6:38pm       51.7    10:27am       59.2
Out Heat Ix                69.0     4:24am       58.8    10:57pm       65.0
Dew Point                  61.8     4:24am       48.6    10:57pm       55.1
SL Barometer             29.938    10:56pm     29.589     5:08am     29.750

4/26/21 MON thru' 5AM       Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              290     3:47am        247     3:55am        292
Wind Speed                   13     3:47am          3    12:00am          3
Wind Gust                    13     3:47am          5    12:00am          9
Humidity                   92.0     3:41am       83.0    12:00am       88.7
Out Temp                   52.8    12:00am       47.6     3:40am       49.4
Raw Barometer            29.979     4:58am     29.935    12:02am     29.956
Total Rain                16.45    12:00am      16.45    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 52.8    12:00am       42.7     3:47am       48.8
Out Heat Ix                57.6    12:02am       53.4     3:40am       54.9
Dew Point                  48.1    12:02am       45.1     3:40am       46.2
SL Barometer             29.993     4:58am     29.949    12:02am     29.970

=> West Cradock - SAT 4/24/21 (12AM ET) -> SUN 4/25/21 (7AM ET): 

4/24/21 SAT                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     8:25pm          8     8:25pm        225
Wind Speed                   19     2:11pm          3    12:06am          4
Wind Gust                    19     2:11pm          5     1:00am         12
Humidity                   98.0    10:46pm       43.0     1:52pm       77.8
Out Temp                   71.4     2:15pm       42.6     6:09am       55.6
Raw Barometer            30.105     7:57am     29.724    10:53pm     29.998
Total Rain                16.44    10:21pm      16.23    12:00am      16.26
Wind Chill                 71.4     2:15pm       38.5     7:09am       54.9
Out Heat Ix                71.9     2:15pm       48.1     5:54am       59.8
Dew Point                  57.0     4:54pm       39.0     1:12am       48.0
SL Barometer             30.119     7:57am     29.738    10:53pm     30.012

4/25/21 SUN thru' 7AM ET    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     4:27am          4     4:47am        225
Wind Speed                   26    12:00am          3    12:56am          5
Wind Gust                    26    12:00am          6     1:00am         19
Humidity                  100.0    12:00am       97.0     6:45am       99.6
Out Temp                   61.8     4:24am       56.5    12:00am       59.7
Raw Barometer            29.672    12:01am     29.575     5:08am     29.614
Total Rain                16.45    12:48am      16.44    12:00am      16.45
Wind Chill                 61.8     4:24am       52.9    12:01am       59.4
Out Heat Ix                69.0     4:24am       63.7    12:00am       66.9
Dew Point                  61.8     4:24am       56.4    12:02am       59.6
SL Barometer             29.686    12:01am     29.589     5:08am     29.628

=> West Cradock - FRI 4/23/21 (12AM ET) -> SAT 4/24/21 (7AM ET): 

4/23/21 FRI                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     9:27am          4     9:07am        270
Wind Speed                   23     1:31pm          3    12:00am          5
Wind Gust                    24     1:31pm          5    12:00am         13
Humidity                   90.0     7:35am       33.0     3:27pm       57.0
Out Temp                   65.6     4:44pm       35.7     6:37am       51.9
Raw Barometer            30.199     9:08am     30.064     5:45pm     30.123
Total Rain                16.23    12:00am      16.23    12:00am      16.23
Wind Chill                 65.6     4:44pm       30.4     6:06am       50.7
Out Heat Ix                65.3     4:44pm       40.9     6:37am       53.6
Dew Point                  40.3     4:12pm       31.8    10:28am       35.7
SL Barometer             30.213     9:08am     30.078     5:45pm     30.137

4/24/21 SAT thru' 7AM       Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              231    12:00am        227     5:39am        225
Wind Speed                    9     1:12am          3    12:06am          3
Wind Gust                     9     1:12am          5     1:00am          7
Humidity                   92.0     6:50am       68.0    12:00am       81.8
Out Temp                   49.8    12:00am       42.6     6:09am       45.3
Raw Barometer            30.103    12:15am     30.054     4:46am     30.079
Total Rain                16.23    12:00am      16.23    12:00am      16.23
Wind Chill                 49.1    12:06am       40.9     4:09am       44.1
Out Heat Ix                52.5    12:00am       48.1     5:54am       49.8
Dew Point                  40.7     6:53am       39.0     1:12am       39.9
SL Barometer             30.117    12:15am     30.068     4:46am     30.093

=> West Cradock - THU 4/22/21 (12AM ET) -> FRI 4/23/21 (6AM ET): 

4/22/21 THU                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am        248
Wind Speed                   28    12:00am          3     5:07am          7
Wind Gust                    28    12:00am          5     6:00am         20
Humidity                   71.0     7:47am       34.0     6:24pm       50.9
Out Temp                   56.8     3:40pm       37.5     7:07am       48.3
Raw Barometer            30.093    10:45pm     29.934    12:00am     30.020
Total Rain                16.23    12:00am      16.23    12:00am      16.23
Wind Chill                 56.7     3:42pm       30.1     7:36am       45.8
Out Heat Ix                56.6     3:40pm       40.1     7:07am       49.3
Dew Point                  34.5    10:42pm       26.4     4:55am       30.5
SL Barometer             30.107    10:45pm     29.948    12:00am     30.034

4/23/21 FRI thru' 6AM ET    Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              280     3:03am        244     1:29am        270
Wind Speed                   11     3:03am          3    12:00am          4
Wind Gust                    12     3:03am          5    12:00am          8
Humidity                   87.0     5:58am       71.0    12:04am       79.0
Out Temp                   43.7    12:00am       36.2     5:53am       39.8
Raw Barometer            30.161     5:56am     30.106    12:00am     30.124
Total Rain                16.23    12:00am      16.23    12:00am      16.23
Wind Chill                 42.6    12:00am       33.4     3:03am       37.5
Out Heat Ix                46.9    12:00am       41.3     5:53am       43.9
Dew Point                  35.3    12:00am       32.4     5:53am       33.7
SL Barometer             30.175     5:56am     30.120    12:00am     30.138

=> West Cradock - WED 4/21/21 (12AM ET) -> THU 4/22/21 (7AM ET): 

4/21/21 WED                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     3:09pm          4    11:51am        202
Wind Speed                   29     3:16pm          3    12:03am          8
Wind Gust                    32     3:16pm          5     2:00am         20
Humidity                   94.0     7:00am       42.0     2:59pm       70.2
Out Temp                   78.8     2:55pm       50.3    10:57pm       61.4
Raw Barometer            29.914    12:00am     29.584     2:53pm     29.768
Total Rain                16.23     8:34pm      16.05    12:00am      16.11
Wind Chill                 78.8     2:55pm       44.1    10:53pm       60.6
Out Heat Ix                80.0     3:08pm       51.0    10:57pm       64.5
Dew Point                  64.6     3:13pm       31.7    10:42pm       50.9
SL Barometer             29.928    12:00am     29.598     2:53pm     29.782

4/22/21 THU thru' 7AM EDT   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am        270
Wind Speed                   28    12:00am          3     5:07am          7
Wind Gust                    28    12:00am          5     6:00am         21
Humidity                   67.0     6:55am       50.0    12:00am       56.5
Out Temp                   48.7    12:00am       37.7     6:58am       43.5
Raw Barometer            30.043     6:57am     29.934    12:00am     29.991
Total Rain                16.23    12:00am      16.23    12:00am      16.23
Wind Chill                 46.6    12:04am       34.1     6:17am       40.0
Out Heat Ix                49.5    12:00am       40.3     6:50am       45.0
Dew Point                  32.0     2:30am       26.4     4:55am       29.0
SL Barometer             30.057     6:57am     29.948    12:00am     30.005

=> West Cradock - TUE 4/20/21 (12AM ET) - WED 4/21/21 (6AM ET): 
4/20/21 TUE                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              319    11:29am         58    11:29am        315
Wind Speed                   27     3:36pm          3    12:00am          6
Wind Gust                    27     3:36pm          5    12:00am         14
Humidity                  100.0     7:58am       45.0     5:02pm       75.4
Out Temp                   74.2     4:37pm       43.2     6:35am       58.8
Raw Barometer            30.050    11:15am     29.927    10:59pm     29.973
Total Rain                16.05    12:00am      16.05    12:00am      16.05
Wind Chill                 74.2     4:37pm       40.3     6:20am       58.3
Out Heat Ix                75.2     2:37pm       50.1     6:35am       62.7
Dew Point                  57.6     1:30pm       42.7     6:35am       49.7
SL Barometer             30.064    11:15am     29.941    10:59pm     29.987

4/21/21 WED through 11AM ET Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              354     9:47am         10     9:47am        180
Wind Speed                   25    10:05am          3    12:03am          5
Wind Gust                    25     9:36am          5     2:00am         14
Humidity                   94.0     7:00am       67.0    12:00am       81.0
Out Temp                   72.4    10:58am       51.7     4:33am       57.8
Raw Barometer            29.914    12:00am     29.720    10:58am     29.822
Total Rain                16.05    12:00am      16.05    12:00am      16.05
Wind Chill                 72.4    10:58am       49.2     4:47am       57.3
Out Heat Ix                75.5    10:58am       56.8     4:06am       62.2
Dew Point                  63.0    10:53am       46.2    12:39am       51.8
SL Barometer             29.928    12:00am     29.734    10:58am     29.837

=> West Cradock - MON 4/19/21 (12AM ET) - TUE 4/20/21 (6AM ET): 

4/19/21 MON                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:06pm          4    12:06pm        180
Wind Speed                   31    12:51pm          3    12:04am          6
Wind Gust                    31    12:51pm          5     1:00am         14
Humidity                   99.0     7:54am       60.0    11:43am       86.4
Out Temp                   72.7    11:42am       48.2     6:47am       55.7
Raw Barometer            29.935    10:48pm     29.757    12:12pm     29.831
Total Rain                16.05     4:52pm      15.94    12:00am      15.97
Wind Chill                 72.7    11:42am       46.5     4:17am       54.9
Out Heat Ix                74.9    11:32am       54.4     6:47am       60.9
Dew Point                  61.2    11:06am       45.9     3:48am       51.5
SL Barometer             29.949    10:48pm     29.771    12:12pm     29.845

4/20/21 TUE -> 6AM EDT      Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              312    12:00am        312    12:00am        315
Wind Speed                    7     1:41am          3    12:00am          3
Wind Gust                     7     1:41am          5    12:00am          6
Humidity                   98.0     3:45am       96.0    12:00am       96.9
Out Temp                   48.0    12:00am       43.3     5:28am       45.2
Raw Barometer            29.986     5:39am     29.941    12:00am     29.960
Total Rain                16.05    12:00am      16.05    12:00am      16.05
Wind Chill                 47.4    12:00am       42.1     5:28am       44.2
Out Heat Ix                54.6    12:00am       50.2     5:28am       51.9
Dew Point                  46.9    12:00am       42.8     5:28am       44.4
SL Barometer             30.000     5:39am     29.955    12:00am     29.974

=> West Cradock - SUN 4/18/21 (12AM ET) - MON 4/19/21 (8AM ET): 

4/18/21 SUN                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     8:19am          4     9:44am        158
Wind Speed                   22     5:08pm          3    12:00am          6
Wind Gust                    22     5:08pm          5    12:00am         14
Humidity                   85.0     1:17am       48.0     5:53pm       65.9
Out Temp                   68.1     4:40pm       51.7     7:22am       59.7
Raw Barometer            29.878    10:31am     29.808     1:14am     29.844
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 68.1     4:40pm       48.1     7:38am       59.3
Out Heat Ix                69.5     4:40pm       56.2     7:17am       62.3
Dew Point                  51.8     4:40pm       44.9     9:09pm       47.8
SL Barometer             29.892    10:31am     29.822     1:14am     29.858

4/19/21 MON through 5AM EDT Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              178    12:00am        177    12:00am        180
Wind Speed                   11    12:00am          3    12:04am          3
Wind Gust                    11    12:00am          5     1:00am          8
Humidity                   93.0     4:58am       77.0    12:00am       84.7
Out Temp                   53.8    12:00am       49.0     4:11am       51.1
Raw Barometer            29.865    12:24am     29.801     4:55am     29.835
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 53.8    12:04am       46.5     4:17am       50.8
Out Heat Ix                57.7    12:08am       54.6     4:01am       56.0
Dew Point                  47.3    12:37am       45.9     3:48am       46.6
SL Barometer             29.879    12:24am     29.815     4:55am     29.849

=> West Cradock - SAT 4/17/21 (12AM ET) - SUN 4/18/21 (8AM ET): 

4/17/21 SAT                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am         22
Wind Speed                   33     3:26pm          3     1:15am          5
Wind Gust                    33     3:26pm          5     5:00am         15
Humidity                   91.0     7:43am       42.0     4:40pm       63.9
Out Temp                   69.5     4:33pm       43.5     7:08am       57.1
Raw Barometer            29.856     8:45am     29.754     4:27pm     29.811
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 69.5     4:33pm       41.5     8:01am       56.5
Out Heat Ix                70.0     4:34pm       48.6     7:08am       59.5
Dew Point                  51.2     6:01pm       39.5     6:46am       44.4
SL Barometer             29.870     8:45am     29.768     4:27pm     29.825

4/18/21 SUN                 Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              349     6:09am         49     3:01am         68
Wind Speed                   14     3:17am          3    12:00am          4
Wind Gust                    14     3:17am          5    12:00am         11
Humidity                   85.0     1:17am       75.0     4:37am       79.7
Out Temp                   55.1     4:56am       51.7     7:22am       53.5
Raw Barometer            29.863     7:58am     29.808     1:14am     29.834
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 55.1     4:56am       48.1     7:38am       52.7
Out Heat Ix                58.8     4:56am       56.2     7:17am       57.7
Dew Point                  48.3    12:00am       46.2     7:17am       47.3
SL Barometer             29.877     7:58am     29.822     1:14am     29.848

=> West Cradock - FRI 4/16/21 (12AM ET) - SAT 4/17/21 (6AM ET): 

4/16/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am        315
Wind Speed                   24    12:00am          3     3:36am          6
Wind Gust                    24    12:00am          5     5:00am         16
Humidity                   91.0     7:36am       43.0     2:53pm       59.6
Out Temp                   65.6     4:11pm       41.1     7:13am       55.3
Raw Barometer            29.839     8:07am     29.708     5:03pm     29.779
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 65.6     4:11pm       36.5     7:38am       54.1
Out Heat Ix                65.9     4:11pm       46.3     7:05am       57.2
Dew Point                  45.4     3:56pm       37.2     6:15am       40.8
SL Barometer             29.853     8:07am     29.722     5:03pm     29.793

4/17/21 through 6AM EDT     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am         22
Wind Speed                   19    12:00am          3     1:15am          5
Wind Gust                    19    12:00am          5     5:00am         14
Humidity                   80.0     5:50am       61.0    12:55am       68.3
Out Temp                   56.1    12:00am       45.9     5:58am       51.8
Raw Barometer            29.822     5:55am     29.800    12:01am     29.812
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 55.8    12:09am       45.0     5:58am       50.7
Out Heat Ix                58.2    12:00am       50.1     5:56am       54.5
Dew Point                  43.7    12:00am       39.9     5:56am       41.5
SL Barometer             29.836     5:55am     29.814    12:01am     29.826

=> West Cradock - THU 4/15/21 (12AM ET) - FRI 4/16/21 (8AM ET): 

4/15/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4     3:30am        315
Wind Speed                   27    10:44pm          3    12:09am          6
Wind Gust                    27    10:44pm          5     7:00pm         14
Humidity                  100.0     2:55am       70.0    10:56pm       90.9
Out Temp                   64.1     2:43pm       55.8    10:32pm       60.0
Raw Barometer            29.861    12:08am     29.653     6:00pm     29.717
Total Rain                15.94     7:18pm      15.00    12:00am      15.89
Wind Chill                 64.1     2:43pm       51.2    10:44pm       59.4
Out Heat Ix                68.8     2:39pm       60.0    10:41pm       65.8
Dew Point                  60.5    11:37am       47.7    10:56pm       57.2
SL Barometer             29.875    12:08am     29.667     6:00pm     29.731

4/16/21 through 8AM EDT     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4    12:00am        315
Wind Speed                   24    12:00am          3     3:36am          6
Wind Gust                    24    12:00am          5     5:00am         14
Humidity                   91.0     7:36am       58.0    12:37am       70.2
Out Temp                   55.6    12:00am       41.1     7:13am       48.6
Raw Barometer            29.836     7:39am     29.773    12:00am     29.801
Total Rain                15.94    12:00am      15.94    12:00am      15.94
Wind Chill                 54.4    12:08am       36.5     7:38am       46.7
Out Heat Ix                57.4    12:00am       46.3     7:05am       51.6
Dew Point                  42.0    12:00am       37.2     6:15am       39.0
SL Barometer             29.850     7:39am     29.787    12:00am     29.815

=> West Cradock - WED 4/14/21 (12AM ET) - THU 4/15/21 (6AM ET): 

4/14/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     9:38pm         29     9:44pm        180
Wind Speed                   22     5:25pm          3    12:01am          6
Wind Gust                    24     5:25pm          5     2:00am         14
Humidity                   99.0     8:06am       50.0     3:16pm       79.8
Out Temp                   77.7     3:01pm       44.6     6:56am       60.2
Raw Barometer            30.123    12:00am     29.834    10:58pm     30.011
Total Rain                14.52    10:59pm      14.35    12:00am      14.36
Wind Chill                 77.7     3:01pm       42.0     4:03am       59.6
Out Heat Ix                78.9     3:01pm       51.1     4:39am       64.5
Dew Point                  61.4     1:58pm       43.4     4:39am       53.1
SL Barometer             30.137    12:00am     29.848    10:58pm     30.025
partly cloudy, milder, evening TSRA, small hail, BR

4/15/21 through 8AM EDT     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Parameter                   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:00am          4     3:30am        180
Wind Speed                   17     7:43am          3    12:09am          6
Wind Gust                    17     7:43am          7     1:00am         13
Humidity                  100.0     2:55am       97.0    12:00am       99.4
Out Temp                   59.6     3:02am       58.1    12:00am       58.8
Raw Barometer            29.861    12:08am     29.700     5:07am     29.750
Total Rain                15.93     2:14am      15.00    12:00am      15.82
Wind Chill                 59.6     3:06am       55.7     7:43am       58.1
Out Heat Ix                66.8     3:02am       64.8    12:00am       65.9
Dew Point                  59.6     3:02am       57.3    12:00am       58.7
SL Barometer             29.875    12:08am     29.714     5:07am     29.764
SL Barometer             29.875    12:08am     29.714     5:07am     29.766
cloudy, TRSA SHRA BR

=> West Cradock - TUE 4/13/21 (12AM ET) - WED 4/14/21 (6AM ET): 

4/13/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:19am          4    12:19am         22
Wind Speed                   23     1:36pm          3    12:02am          7
Wind Gust                    23     1:36pm          5     9:00pm         17
Humidity                   95.0    12:17am       72.0     6:41pm       83.4
Out Temp                   60.8     3:01pm       49.2    10:58pm       55.4
Raw Barometer            30.120    10:47pm     29.864    12:00am     29.999
Total Rain                14.35    12:00am      14.35    12:00am      14.35
Wind Chill                 60.7     2:59pm       46.2    10:59pm       53.6
Out Heat Ix                64.9     3:01pm       54.4    10:55pm       60.1
Dew Point                  54.3     3:01pm       45.3    10:55pm       50.3
SL Barometer             30.134    10:47pm     29.878    12:00am     30.013

4/14/21 through 5am EDT     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              185     4:49am        181    12:00am        180
Wind Speed                    9    12:00am          3    12:01am          4
Wind Gust                     9    12:00am          5     2:00am          8
Humidity                   96.0     4:56am       89.0    12:00am       93.4
Out Temp                   48.0    12:00am       44.7     4:39am       46.2
Raw Barometer            30.123    12:00am     30.065     3:13am     30.094
Total Rain                14.35    12:00am      14.35    12:00am      14.35
Wind Chill                 47.4    12:01am       42.0     4:03am       44.9
Out Heat Ix                53.6    12:03am       51.1     4:39am       52.3
Dew Point                  45.3    12:39am       43.4     4:39am       44.4
SL Barometer             30.137    12:00am     30.079     3:13am     30.108

=> West Cradock - MON 4/12/21 (12AM ET) - TUE 4/13/21 (6AM ET): 

4/12/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     8:10am          4     8:03am        315
Wind Speed                   19     9:32am          3    12:03am          7
Wind Gust                    20     9:32am          5     5:00am         14
Humidity                   98.0     8:01am       66.0     2:08pm       86.6
Out Temp                   68.5     2:02pm       52.5    10:17pm       60.5
Raw Barometer            29.891    10:35pm     29.504    12:00am     29.652
Total Rain                14.35    12:00am      14.35    12:00am      14.35
Wind Chill                 68.5     2:02pm       47.6    10:15pm       59.8
Out Heat Ix                71.5     1:53pm       58.4    10:17pm       65.7
Dew Point                  61.0    12:02am       50.2    10:17pm       56.4
SL Barometer             29.905    10:35pm     29.518    12:00am     29.666

Parameter                   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359    12:19am          4    12:19am         22
Wind Speed                   19     1:52am          3    12:02am          8
Wind Gust                    19     1:52am          7    12:00am         17
Humidity                   95.0    12:17am       87.0     4:50am       90.4
Out Temp                   53.4     1:43am       52.3    12:00am       53.0
Raw Barometer            29.950     5:55am     29.864    12:00am     29.900
Total Rain                14.35    12:00am      14.35    12:00am      14.35
Wind Chill                 53.1     1:19am       48.4     4:57am       50.6
Out Heat Ix                59.6     1:43am       58.1     5:57am       58.7
Dew Point                  51.7     1:43am       49.1     5:57am       50.3
SL Barometer             29.964     5:55am     29.878    12:00am     29.914

=> West Cradock - SUN 4/11/21 (12AM ET) - MON 4/12/21 (7AM ET): 

4/11/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     7:01am          4     2:45pm        225
Wind Speed                   24     4:11pm          3    12:46am          6
Wind Gust                    24     4:11pm          6     6:00am         16
Humidity                  100.0     8:28am       58.0     4:31pm       83.2
Out Temp                   79.3     5:19pm       63.4     8:10am       70.3
Raw Barometer            29.691    12:00am     29.444     6:58pm     29.539
Total Rain                14.35     6:25am      14.09    12:00am      14.29
Wind Chill                 79.3     5:19pm       62.2     8:24am       70.3
Out Heat Ix                81.2     5:19pm       70.3    12:00am       75.1
Dew Point                  68.4    12:14pm       61.4    10:49pm       64.4

4/12/21 through 7AM EDT     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              354     3:30am         58     6:25am        315
Wind Speed                   14     3:11am          3    12:03am          4
Wind Gust                    15     3:11am          5     5:00am          9
Humidity                   92.0     2:24am       81.0    12:00am       87.5
Out Temp                   66.8    12:00am       55.2     6:59am       61.1
Raw Barometer            29.595     6:47am     29.504    12:00am     29.544
Total Rain                14.35    12:00am      14.35    12:00am      14.35
Wind Chill                 66.8    12:00am       55.2     6:59am       61.1
Out Heat Ix                71.2    12:02am       61.1     6:59am       66.4
Dew Point                  61.0    12:02am       52.9     6:59am       57.4
SL Barometer             29.609     6:47am     29.518    12:00am     29.558

=> West Cradock - SAT 4/10/21 (12AM ET) - SUN 4/11/21 (7AM ET): 

4/10/21                     Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              285     1:56pm          4    12:23pm        180
Wind Speed                   17     7:11pm          3    12:01am          5
Wind Gust                    17     7:11pm          5     1:00am         12
Humidity                  100.0    12:00am       62.0     4:42pm       90.5
Out Temp                   78.2     5:26pm       54.4     7:03am       64.5
Raw Barometer            30.002    12:01am     29.712    10:59pm     29.888
Total Rain                14.09     8:49pm      14.08    12:00am      14.08
Wind Chill                 78.2     5:26pm       53.6     7:42am       64.4
Out Heat Ix                80.8     5:39pm       61.4     7:03am       70.3
Dew Point                  67.8     3:49pm       54.1     7:03am       61.2
SL Barometer             30.016    12:01am     29.726    10:59pm     29.902

4/11/21 through 7AM ET      Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              216     4:01am         72     6:59am        180
Wind Speed                   18     3:22am          3    12:46am          6
Wind Gust                    19     3:22am          6     6:00am         14
Humidity                   99.0     6:14am       96.0    12:00am       97.2
Out Temp                   66.5     4:25am       63.7    12:00am       65.2
Raw Barometer            29.691    12:00am     29.524     6:45am     29.607
Total Rain                14.35     6:25am      14.09    12:00am      14.16
Wind Chill                 66.5     4:25am       62.8    12:00am       65.2
Out Heat Ix                73.4     4:25am       70.3    12:00am       71.9
Dew Point                  65.9     4:25am       62.5    12:00am       64.4
SL Barometer             29.705    12:00am     29.538     6:45am     29.621

=> West Cradock - FRI 4/9/21 (12AM ET) - SAT 4/10/21 (~6PM ET): 

4/9/21
Parameter                   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              359     6:06pm         12     3:47pm        158
Wind Speed                   27     8:21pm          3    12:02am          8
Wind Gust                    27     8:21pm          5    10:00pm         17
Humidity                  100.0     9:02pm       66.0     2:50pm       89.7
Out Temp                   79.8     2:46pm       57.2    12:00am       65.2
Raw Barometer            30.073    10:35pm     29.934     4:50pm     30.003
Total Rain                14.07    10:52pm      12.99    12:00am      13.22
Wind Chill                 79.8     2:46pm       55.4    12:43am       64.8
Out Heat Ix                84.1     3:06pm       63.0    12:00am       70.9
Dew Point                  73.4     3:06pm       54.6    12:00am       61.9
SL Barometer             30.087    10:35pm     29.948     4:50pm     30.017

4/10/21
Parameter                   Max   Max Time        Min   Min Time    Average
Wind Direction              285     1:56pm          4    12:23pm        180
Wind Speed                   16     4:02pm          3    12:01am          4
Wind Gust                    16     4:02pm          5     1:00am         11
Humidity                  100.0    12:00am       62.0     4:42pm       92.1
Out Temp                   78.2     5:26pm       54.4     7:03am       63.6
Raw Barometer            30.002    12:01am     29.776     5:45pm     29.923
Total Rain                14.08    12:00am      14.08    12:00am      14.08
Wind Chill                 78.2     5:26pm       53.6     7:42am       63.5
Out Heat Ix                80.8     5:39pm       61.4     7:03am       69.6
Dew Point                  67.8     3:49pm       54.1     7:03am       60.8
SL Barometer             30.016    12:01am     29.790     5:45pm     29.937

=> West Cradock - THU 4/8/21 - FRI 4/9/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: wavering cool front along the coastal area of SE VA introduce more, but not considerable cloudiness; pleasant, still plenty of sun, onshore breezes which dropped afternoon highs about 10° compared with last period; still dry; front became stronger and moved inland toward central VA and NC late period | temperature range: 58° - 70° - 58° the average temp this period was 64.0 or 7.0° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "ABOUT THE SAME" as the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 55.3° or 1.7° below normal | winds: onshore mainly ESE through SSE - daily (4/8/21) mean wind speed 6.5 mph; mean direction 140° period peak wind gust 160° 20mph at 12:09PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.10"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.77" or 7% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/9/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.28" or 110% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 4/6/21 - WED 4/7/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued across the East; cool temps early moderating to the lower 70s, once again; FROPA as coastal marine surface front moves onshore and SW into the area from the Western Atlantic; sunny/clear skies; | temperature range: 51° - 71° - 49° the average temp this period was 60.0 or 2.8° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COOLER" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 52.4° or 4.4° below normal | winds: SW to WNW to NNW early became onshore NNE to E to SSE late AM through mid-evening followed by light S winds remainder of period - daily (4/6/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 090° period peak wind gust 070° 20mph at 11:35AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.52" or 10% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/8/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.43" or 112% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 4/5/21 - TUE 4/6/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued across the East; a bit cooler; afternoon temps reached the lower 70s with an onshore flow; dry, sunny/clear skies; | temperature range: 52° - 71° - 51° the average temp this period was 61.0 or 1.9° "COOLER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 5.0° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 50.7° or 5.9° below normal | winds: mostly onshore NNE to NE through early AM 4/6/21; became SW late period - daily (4/6/21) mean wind speed 6.5 mph; mean direction 113° period peak wind gust 070° 20mph several times between 9 and 11AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.11"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.41" or 13% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/6/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.55" or 114% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 4/4/21 - MON 4/5/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued across the lower Mid-Atlantic with another period of cool early temps followed by milder afternoon temps; dry, sunny/clear skies; winds become onshore mostly NE late period, just before post-time - as surface flow comes in from the NE | temperature range: 39° - 73° - 46° the average temp this period was 56.0 or 1.9° "COOLER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 9.5° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 48.8° or 8.5° below normal | winds: SW to WSW to W through mid-afternoon; then, WNW to NNW through mid-evening followed by VARIABLE lighter winds late evening through most of the overnight becoming onshore NE late - daily (4/4/21) mean wind speed 5.4 mph; mean direction 276° period peak wind gust WNW 25mph at 3:33PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.30" or 17% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/5/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.65" or 115% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 4/3/21 - SUN 4/4/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure over the Mid-Atlantic and the entire Srn US provided cool, dry, sunny/clear skies throughout the period; some modifying late period but temps still well below normal for the period; some evening smoke | temperature range: 38° - 55° - 38° the average temp this period was 46.5 or 12.2° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 7.0° "LESS COOL" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 46.5° or 10.1° below normal | winds: mostly NNW to NW through late afternoon; then light and variable to near CALM in the evening; after midnight EDT, mostly light S winds increasing somewhat to 10-15mph late period - daily (4/3/21) mean wind speed 7.2 mph; mean direction 338° period peak wind gust NW 25mph around 1PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.08"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.17" or 26% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/4/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.77" or 116% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 4/2/21 - SAT 4/3/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure building well south across the East into the SErn US brough some serious early spring cold, dry temps; new records for the date included: the hi temp 4/2/21 of 45° at 6:47PM EDT established a NEW STATION MIN HI TEMP RECORD - the previous record was 50° set in 2019; the lo temp 4/3/21 of 34°° at 7:13AM EDT established a NEW STATION MIN LOW TEMP RECORD - the previous record was 35° set in 1980. Winds stayed up overnight keeping temps early 4/3/21 from falling to freezing, as forecast | temperature range: 34° - 45° - 34° the average temp this period was 39.5 or 17.6° "MUCH COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 53.5° or 3.0° below normal | winds: NNW TO NW through midnight EDT; then diminishing W to 3AM with increasing NNW winds late night - daily (4/2/21) mean wind speed 11.0 mph; mean direction 338° period peak wind gusts NNW 30mph around 1PM and 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.08"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" (-0.10" or 37% of normal); annual rainfall through 4/3/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.85" or 117% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 4/1/21 - FRI 4/2/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: cold front moved through late last period with ongoing showers through early this period; windy, colder with variably cloudy skies early trending to partly cloudy latter half; temps dropped to the mid-30s with wind chills into the 20° range late period | temperature range: 45° - 52° - 35° the average temp this period was 43.5 or 12.9° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 21.5° "MUCH COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; April-to-date mean temp 53.5° or 3.0° below normal | winds: N to NNW - daily (4/1/21) mean wind speed 11.6 mph; mean direction 332° period peak wind gusts NW & NNW 31mph at several times in early period | rainfall: period TRACE" ( -0.08"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; April rainfall: 0.06" annual rainfall through 4/2/21 7AM ET 12.99" (+1.93" or 117% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 3/31/21 - THU 4/1/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: on backside of high pressure sending strong winds SW to NE across the Middle Atlantic ahead of cold front moving eastward through the TN/Valley into Wrn VA; scattered TSRA and SHRA in the increasingly moist air through the day and evening; more showers and light rain as FROPA moved to coast at post-time; gusty winds to the 30mph range, and often, afternoon through remainder of period | temperature range: 56° - 81° - 49° the average temp this period was 65.0 or 8.9° "WARMER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 8.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 53.5° or 3.2° above normal | winds: S to SSW then WSW most of the period became NNW late period with FROPA - daily (3/31/21) mean wind speed 8.6 mph; mean direction 195° period peak wind gust 200° 33mph at 1:33PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.75" ( +0.64"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 2.60" (-1.38" or 65% of normal); April rainfall: 0.06" March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 4/1/21 7AM ET 12.93" (+1.95" or 118% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 3/30/21 - WED 3/31/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to shift seaward with developing SSE flow backside which began to send warmer temps, increasing humidity N'wd along the coastal plain; afternoon temps reached the lower 70s | temperature range: 43° - 71° - 56° the average temp this period was 57.0 or 0.9° "SLIGHTLY ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.0° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 53.5° or 3.2° above normal | winds: SSE to S the entire period - daily (3/30/21) mean wind speed 9.5 mph; mean direction 166° period peak wind gust 180° 27mph at 1:45PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.91" ; March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/30/21 7AM ET 12.24"

=> West Cradock - MON 3/29/21 - TUE 3/30/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure builds over the East; cooler, drier temps under mostly sunny/clear skies; late period temps drop back to the lower 40s | temperature range: 48° - 62° - 43° the average temp this period was 55.0 or 1.9° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 10.5° "MUCH COOLER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 52.9° or 3.0° above normal | winds: WNW to NW to NNW through late afternoon, became NNE to E briefly around sunset; then, S to SSE evening and overnight - daily (3/29/21) mean wind speed 9.1 mph; mean direction 310° period peak wind gust 360° 24mph around 3PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.15"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.91" (-1.75" or 52% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/30/21 7AM ET 12.24" (+1.58" or 115% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 3/28/21 - MON 3/29/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: stationary front in NC late period last continued to move N during early period; SSW to SW winds ensued with frequent gusts to the 35 mph range peaking in late evening at 35 mph as surface cold front moved through; continued breezy overnight with cooler, drier temps moving into the area from the WNW | temperature range: 62° - 83° - 48° the average temp this period was 65.5° or 12.5° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COOLER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 52.8° or 3.2° above normal | winds: SSW and SW through 10 PM EST became NW to WNW to NW balance of the period - daily (3/28/21) mean wind speed 9.8 mph; mean direction 220° period peak wind gust 320° 35mph around 11PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.13" ( -0.05"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.91" ; March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/29/21 7AM ET 12.24" or 117% of normal

=> West Cradock - SAT 3/27/21 - SUN 3/28/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: surface cold front moving S into NC as the period began became stationary across SRN and Central NC; weak low along the front generated some scattered showers in the evening | temperature range: 58° - 75° - 59° the average temp this period was 66.5° or 12.5° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "COOLER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 51.6° or 2.3° above normal | winds: E early became SSE in the afternoon and then S to SSW late evening through the overnight - daily (3/27/21) mean wind speed 6.8 mph; mean direction 090° period peak wind gust 160° 24mph around 8PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.12" ( -0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.78" ; March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/28/21 7AM ET 12.11"

=> West Cradock - FRI 3/26/21 - SAT 3/27/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: weak high pressure across the Middle Atlantic; strong SSW wind flow at the surface pushed temps to record levels; the high temp 3/26/21 of 82° at 4:28PM EDT established a NEW STATION HIGH TEMP RECORD for the date. The previous record was 80° set in 2003; the low temp 3/26/21 of 68° at 5:30AM EDT established a NEW MAXIMUM LOW TEMP RECORD for the date. the previous record was 61° set in 2015; partly cloudy, breezy and warm; FROPA, high pressure to N pushed S across the area late period switching winds into the onshore NE and E & with cooler air arriving | temperature range: 68° - 82° - 58° the average temp this period was 70.0° or 17.4° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "WARMER " than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 51.6° or 2.3° above normal | winds: S to SSW and SW through late evening becoming NE to ENE to E around 1 AM as weak front settled S through the area = daily (3/27/21) mean wind speed 10.9 mph; mean direction 220° period peak wind gust 230° 35mph at 12:25PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.66" ( -1.54" or 52% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/27/21 7AM ET 11.99" (+1.79" or 118% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 3/25/21 - FRI 3/26/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: variably to partly cloudy skies with some sun and fair periods; morning ground fog as period began; a few spotty showers noted from time to time; ill-defined, weak high pressure over the area with continued overrunning from milder temps and increasing humidity | temperature range: 55° - 80° - 68° the average temp this period was 67.5° or 15.4° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "SLIGHTLY MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 50.7° or 1.6° above normal | winds: SSW the entire period - daily (3/25/21) mean wind speed 7.2 mph; mean direction 204° period peak wind gust 200° 27mph at 11:28PM EDT | rainfall: period TRACE ( -0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.66" ( -1.41" or 54% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/26/21 7AM ET 11.99" (+1.92" or 119% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 3/24/21 - THU 3/25/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: mostly cloudy skies as areas of SHRA moved from SW to NE across SErn VA first half of period; quite breezy in the early afternoon with a wind gust to 31mph that set a new daily wind gust record for 3/24 ... previous record was 29mph in 1990 (March database to 1977); skies cleared late period to show a bright moon setting through the WNW; generally light winds which diminished to calm late giving way to some ground fog | temperature range: 58° - 77° - 55° the average temp this period was 66.0° or 14.6° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 11.0° "MUCH MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 50.0° or 1.0° above normal | winds: SE to SSE through midnight; then mostly S to SSW thereafter; a period of CALM midnight through about 3AM EDT - daily (3/24/21) mean wind speed 10.5 mph; mean direction 060° period peak wind gust 090° 24mph at 10:44AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.14" ( +0.04"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.60" ( -1.37" or 54% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/24/21 7AM ET 11.93" (+1.96" or 120% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 3/23/21 - WED 3/24/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: unsettled weather built over the lower Middle Atlantic with weak low pressure riding north along a trough/stationary front coastal SE US north to the Middle Atlantic; cloudy, some fog, still cool with spotty -SHRA in the evening (0.01"); another shower between 2:20 & 2:50AM EDT brought another 0.13" of rain | temperature range: 51° - 56° - 51° - 59° the average temp this period was 55.0° or 4.7° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 6.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.3° or 0.4° above normal | winds: onshore mostly NE through E became ESE to SE late period - daily (3/22/21) mean wind speed 10.5 mph; mean direction 060° period peak wind gust 090° 24mph at 10:44AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.14" ( +0.04"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.60" ( -1.37" or 54% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/24/21 7AM ET 11.93" (+1.96" or 120% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 3/22/21 - TUE 3/23/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure holding strong from New England SSW into the Gulf of Mexico while low pressure offshore NE FL continued to deepen offshore and move N the NW toward SC/NC coastal border; low expected to become stationary offshore before moving out next period; the low spread some cloudiness northward, with low clouds reaching the locale overnight; combo of low and high pressure strengthened winds with gusts to 30 to 35 mph during the period; lost of sunshine early period throuh sunset | temperature range: 42° - 56° - 49° - the average temp this period was 49.0° or 0.7° "SLIGHTLY BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.9° or 0.1° above normal | winds: onshore mostly NNE to NE to E - daily (3/21/21) mean wind speed 10.0 mph; mean direction 062° period peak wind gust 050° 25mph at 12:30PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.46" ( -1.25" or 54% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/23/21 7AM ET 11.79" (+2.08" or 121% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 3/21/21 - MON 3/22/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build S and E across New England into the lower SErn US states; locally, some high clouds from time to time, but mostly sunny/fair skies; cooler temps with periods of breezy surface winds; keeping eye on offshore feature to the S which might bring some low clouds into the area next period | temperature range: 42° - 56° - 49° - the average temp this period was 49.0° or 0.7° "SLIGHTLY BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.9° or 0.1° above normal | winds: onshore mostly NNE to NE to E - daily (3/21/21) mean wind speed 7.0 mph; mean direction 182° period peak wind gust 180° 31mph at 1:45PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.06" ( -0.03"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.66" ( -1.31" or 56% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/25/21 7AM ET 11.99" (+2.02" or 120% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 3/20/21 - SUN 3/21/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: high pressure out of SErn Canada continued to shift S and SE across New England and into the Middle Atlantic with center over the Great Lakes; here, mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with some high clouds from time to time as previous cold front had become stationary over the SE and offshore coastal waters with weak energy moving NE along a trough offshore; colder but drier conditions locally | temperature range: 41° - 49° - 41° - the average temp this period was 45.0° or 5.6° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.9° or 0.2° above normal | winds: mostly NNE to NE to ENE - daily (3/20/21) mean wind speed 11.8 mph; mean direction 049° period peak wind gust 050° 29mph at 12:16PM EDT | rainfall: period 0.00" ( -0.17"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.46" ( -1.06" or 58% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/21/21 7AM ET 11.79" (+2.27" or 124% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 3/19/21 - SAT 3/20/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: cold front continued to push S into the Carolinas as upper low circulated SE from the OH Valley; rain and showers moved through until early afternoon; ongoing wind advisory in place for winds which became quite gusty as the period ensued with two gusts to 45 and 48 mph early period; fog with rain early with some wet snow mixing in with the rain about 30 miles to the N; temps here fell through the 40s and into the upper 30s; skies began to clear by mid-afternoon and strong breezes persisted as the upper low moved rather quickly south; coastal flood advisory and watch discontinued late period | temperature range: 49° - 38° - 45° - 40° the average temp this period was 43.5° or 6.6° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 16.0° "MUCH COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.2° or 0.6° above normal | winds: wind advisory through mid-period; mostly NE through ENE to E through the period - daily (3/19/21) mean wind speed 15.4 mph; mean direction 047° period peak wind gust 050° 48mph at 8:01AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.11" (+/- 0.00"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.46" ( -0.93" or 61% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/20/21 7AM ET 11.79" (+2.40" or 126% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 3/18/21 - FRI 3/19/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): weather: warm sector of air at surface moved in from the SSW during first half of period; scoured out much of the heavy fog; overrunning continued low clouds through the period; meanwhile, large upper low (leftover from storms which plastered the Rockies, continued to circulate and sent colder air into lower Mid-Atlantic late night; winds shifted into the E and NE late with temps falling to the 40s; ; some heavy rains to the W and NW and N earlier in period, but SErn VA spared of excessive rain; did get a good heavy shower early hours of 3/19/21 adding another 0.52" or rain to the period total of 0.68"; tornado watch posted in the afternoon through 11PM while wind advisory for late period, coastal flood advisory and watch remained in effect through the period; winds began to get rather gusty as period end (and as progged) | temperature range: 49° - 74° - 45° the average temp this period was 59.5° or 9.7° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 12.0° "MUCH WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.2° or 0.6° above normal | winds: SSE to S through 6PM became S then SSW through 10PM EDT followed by a shift into the N to NNE late evening through period's end - daily (3/18/21) mean wind speed 6.5 mph; mean direction 180° period peak wind gust 020° 34mph around 6AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.68" (+ 0.57"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 1.34" ( -1.04" or 56% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/19/21 7AM ET 11.67" (+2.29" or 124% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 3/17/21 - THU 3/18/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): high pressure down the East Coast into Srn GA; low pressure well at sea helped funnel chilly, damp, stratus laden air back across the Middle Atlantic coast; winds continued fairly light breezes peaking at around 18 mph; low over nation's midsection became better organized and offered considerable energy and moisture with increasing vertical rise in air over the S which led to development of storms with hail and tornadoes across the lower S; continued low clouds, damp, chilly across the Middle Atlantic coast with patch light rain and drizzle; ongoing fog reaching near dense levels at times overnight | temperature range: 45° - 50° - 48° the average temp this period was 47.5° or 2.7° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 5.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.5° or +/-0.0° and normal | winds: N TO NNE through 6PM EDT; then E and ENE until midnight; overnight, E to ESE - daily (3/16/21) mean wind speed 5.7 mph; mean direction 116° period peak wind gust 070° 18mph around 9 PM EDT and again 360° 18mph around 5AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.14" (+ 0.01"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.56" ( -1.40" or 31% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/17/21 7AM ET 10.99" (+1.93" or 121% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 3/16/21 - WED 3/17/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): high pressure on the East coast ridged down into Srn GA; low pressure continued to develop over the nation's midsection; but, in general, weather systems moved little through the period; some light rain in the early period; temps begin to moderate through the period | temperature range: 37° - 47° - 45° the average temp this period was 42.0° or 8.0° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.6° or 0.2° ABOVE normal | winds: SSE early become E then ENE to NE through late evening; the, NNE to N winds late period - daily (3/16/21) mean wind speed 5.7 mph; mean direction 116° period peak wind gust 070° 18mph around 9 PM EDT and again 360° 18mph around 5AM EDT | rainfall: period 0.14" (+ 0.01"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.56" ( -1.40" or 31% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/17/21 7AM ET 10.99" (+1.93" or 121% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 3/15/21 - TUE 3/16/21 (7AM - 7AM ET): high pressure continued to move in from the N wedging down into NC bringing colder drier air as the period began; partly cloudy skies with moisture riding in aloft from the NW and bringing an increase and high level clouds late period along with a surprise period of sleet (-IP) mixed in with some rain near and after midnight ET; by period's end, 0.42" or overruning rainfell (a trace of sleet which, here, we DO NOT include in snowfall data columns; sleet is sleet, it is not snow); breezy early period | temperature range: 41° - 45° - 36° the average temp this period was 40.5° or 4.5° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 12.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.1° or 0.7° ABOVE normal | winds: NNE to NE through late afternoon became ESE to SE through the evening then SSE to S late period - daily (3/15/21) mean wind speed 11.3 mph; mean direction 034° period peak wind gust 030° 28mph around 10AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (- 0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" (did have -sleet); March rainfall: 0.42" ( -1.50" or 26% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/16/21 7AM ET 10.85" (+1.83" or 120% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 3/14/21 - MON 3/15/21 (7AM EST-7AM ET): high pressure continued offshore and continued to sea with SSW wind flow on backside through late afternoon when FROPA brought increasing NNE breezes and dropping temps; dry throughout; high pressure from the Great Lakes/New England areas continued S out of Canada and moved into the SE late period | temperature range: 38° - 67° - 43° the average temp this period was 52.5° or 1.2° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 4.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.2° or 1.1° ABOVE normal | winds: NNE through noon EDT; then, NW to NNW to N until near midnight followed by NNE to NE midnight through end of period - daily (3/14/21) mean wind speed 6.8 mph; mean direction 323° period peak wind gust 020° 27mph at 11:52PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (- 0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.70" or 6% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/15/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+1.63" or 119% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 3/13/21 - SUN 3/14/21 (7AM EST-7AM EDT): high pressure continued to build over the area with high pressure center generally over the Mid-Atlantic, shifting eastward as time passed; reenforcing shots of cold air during the period as colder air slipped S from New England; alert for increased fire danger on Sunday as warming air from the W and NW with increasing wind speeds, dry fuels, and low humidities were expected 3/14/21, especially in the afternoon; period of light winds and increased humidity late period - along with super-cooling - aided in the development of frost on car windshields | temperature range: 54° - 58° - 38° the average temp this period was 48.0° or 3.4° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 19.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.9° or 1.1° ABOVE normal | winds: N to NE to E through mid-afternoon; then, SE to SSE to S then SSW-to-SW late afternoon through the balance of the period - daily (3/13/21) mean wind speed 8.1 mph; mean direction 038° period peak wind gust 050° 27mph at 9:59PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (- 0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.56" or 6% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/14/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+1.77" or 120% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 3/12/21 - SAT 3/13/21 (7AM-7AM ET): SW surface flow ahead of SE bound cold front which passed in the afternoon with no accompanying rains/showers; temps on that flow climbed to highest of the spring meteorological season, 79° ; breezy under sunny/clear skies early becoming partly cloudy as high and mid-level clouds moved in | temperature range: 57° - 79° - 55° the average temp this period was 67.0° or a whopping 16.2° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 6.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.6° or 1.1° ABOVE normal | winds: SW to SSW through 6PM EST becoming W to WNW then NW to NNW & N - daily (3/12/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 241° period peak wind gust 270° 26mph at 4:18PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (- 0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.30" or 7% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/13/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+1.96" or 123% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 3/11/21 - FRI 3/12/21 (7AM-7AM ET): high pressure continued along the Middle Atlantic and SErn US states and offshore coastal waters; temps warmed with the spring sun, once again reaching 75° - RED FLAG WARNINGS for the daylight hours as winds gusted often to near 30 mph and humidity readings dropped to the lower 30% range; clear then fair with some increase in high clouds late period | temperature range: 47° - 75° - 57° the average temp this period was 61.0° or 11.0° "WELL-ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 3.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 48.6° or 0.5° BELOW normal | winds: S to SSW to SW entire period - daily (3/11/21) mean wind speed 7.8 mph; mean direction 211° period peak wind gust 200° 30mph at 3:53PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.06"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.30" or 7% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/12/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.03" or 124% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 3/10/21 - THU 3/11/21 (7AM-7AM ET): high pressure prevailed over the Mid-Atlantic and SErn US with high pressure bringing reenforcing, slightly cooler temps from coastal New England S to the DelMarVA; center of southern high continued to redevelop offshore' pleasant, dry early spring temps over the area in the afternoon, reaching the middle 70s as skies remained sunny/clear/fair... red flag warning hoisted for 1st-half of next period | temperature range: 41° - 75° - 47° the average temp this period was 58.0° or 8.3° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 7.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 45.4° or 1.6° BELOW normal | winds: CALM early; then mostly S to SW through mid-afternoon becoming SSE thereafter until early evening; S to SSW mid-evening through period's end - daily (3/10/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 178° period peak wind gust 200° 22mph at 2:18PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.06"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.26" or 7% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/11/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.07" or 125% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 3/9/21 - WED 3/10/21 (7AM-7AM ET): high pressure over the E and centered over the SErn US with center shifting from onshore to the east to sea late period; ongoing sunny/clear/fair skies with moderating temps each afternoon past three periods, reaching 70° for the first time this new meteorological spring; the period began with frost | temperature range: 31° - 70° - 41° the average temp this period was 50.5° or 1.3° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 10.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 44.0° or 2.7° BELOW normal | winds: SSE early became SW to WSW through late evening; then light S to near CALM after Midnight EST - daily (3/9/21) mean wind speed 4.3 mph; mean direction 221° period peak wind gust 230° 20mph at 10:45AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.09"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.09" or 8% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/10/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.24" or 127% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 3/8/21 - TUE 3/9/21 (7AM-7AM ET): no change... high pressure over the Middle Atlantic with below normal temps, continued mostly dry conditions, mainly in the afternoon; of interest*: the low temp this period (26°) was the lowest temp of the winter season-to-date (back to December 1) | temperature range: 26°* - 54° - 31° the average temp this period was 40.0° or 8.3° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 43.2° or 3.3° BELOW normal | winds: CALM early became WNW then W through mid-afternoon; onshore winds ensued N to E then SE & S remainder of the period - daily (3/8/21) mean wind speed 3.5 mph; mean direction 276° period peak wind gust 270° 19mph at 1:10PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.09"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -1.04" or 9% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/9/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.29" or 128% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 3/7/21 - MON 3/8/21 (7AM-7AM ET): ongoing rain free, sunny/clear skies with chilly late winter temps; drier except beginning and end of period when radiational cooling sends humidity levels high enough to produce frost | temperature range: 33° - 45° - 26° the average temp this period was 35.5° or a whopping 11.7° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 7.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 43.6° or 2.6° BELOW normal | winds: N to NE to ENE through late evening; the, CALM winds overnight - daily (3/7/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 043° period peak wind gust 020° 21mph at 2:16PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.11"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.92" or 10% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/8/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.41" or 130% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 3/6/21 - SUN 3/7/21 (7AM-7AM ET): nice to have a stretch of sunny/fair/clear skies and less cold afternoon temps as high pressure prevails over the East with reenforcing shots at times of cold, dry air from Canada; temps ranging mostly from near 30° to the lower 50s/mid-upper 40s; some frost as the period began and more so at period's end | temperature range: 34° - 52° - 33° the average temp this period was 42.5° or 3.8° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 5.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 44.6° or 1.5° BELOW normal | winds: mostly WNW to W to WSW through late afternoon becoming mostly onshore NE to E to ESE then E to NE - daily (3/6/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 288° period peak wind gust 270° 24mph around 11AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.28"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.83" or 11% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/7/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.50" or 132% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 3/5/21 - SAT 3/6/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: continued beautiful late winter weather; high pressure keeping sunny/clear skies, dry conditions, cold temps over the region with reenforcing shots of cold Canadian air continuing to flow SE from the upper Midwest and New England; rather breezy, some scattered light frost on the 6th in early morning hours as humidity levels rise to near 70% and temps dropped to 30° | temperature range: 33° - 45° - 30° the average temp this period was 37.5° or 9.7° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 7.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 45.3° or 0.9° BELOW normal | winds: mostly NNW to NW through mid-evening; then, WSW through 4AM EST, became NE towards sunrise - daily (3/5/21) mean wind speed 10.3 mph; mean direction 337° period peak wind gust 320° 27mph around 1:00PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.09"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.56" or 15% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/6/21 7AM ET 10.43" (+2.77" or 136% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 3/4/21 - FRI 3/5/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: morning, early period frost; then, sunny/clear skies with FROPA late day THU; winds increase as fresh Ern Canadian air plunged S over the OH Valley, New England into the SErn US; turning colder and drier with wind chill indices dropping to mid 20s at period's end | temperature range: 34° - 57° - 33° the average temp this period was 45.0° or 3.9° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "ABOVE" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 47.0° or 1.0° ABOVE normal | winds: CALM early became SW and WSW for a brief period, then shifting into the NNW, N, NE through SE until just after midnight EST; strong shift into the N and NNE as high pressure settled south over the Middle Atlantic - daily (3/4/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 032° period peak wind gust 050° 25mph at 9:21PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.10"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.47" or 18% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/5/21 10.43" (+2.86" or 138% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 3/3/21 - THU 3/4/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to hold across the Middle Atlantic; sunny/clear/fair skies prevailed; frost as the period began and ended with radiational cooling | temperature range: 30° - 58° - 34° the average temp this period was 44.0° or 1.6° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 6.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 47.5° or 1.4° ABOVE normal | winds: CALM early and a long period of CALM winds 1-7 AM; otherwise, SSW-S-SSE through NOON EST became variable, onshore E through the NNE until 3 PM with the winds backing into the NNW then WSW then SSW - daily (3/3/21) mean wind speed 3.9 mph; mean direction 098° period peak wind gust 020° 15mph on several occasions with peak at 2:31PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.37" or 21% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual rainfall through 3/4/21 10.43" (+2.96" or 140% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 3/2/21 - WED 3/3/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build across the Middle Atlantic; sunny/clear/fair skies; colder with late period frost as temps dipped, humidity %ages rose | temperature range: 39° - 45° - 30° the average temp this period was 37.5° or 9.1° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & a whopping 15.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 49.3° or 2.9° ABOVE normal | winds: NNE to NE through sunset; then, ESE to SSE to S through 4AM; CALM winds late peiod - daily (3/2/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 023° - period peak wind gust 020° 22mph around 10AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.16"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.22" or 32% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 3/3/21 10.43" (+3.11" or 142% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 3/1/21 - TUE 3/2/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: warmfront continued to lie just N of SErn VA as period began; weak lows moved across the Carolinas associated with cold front moving slowly through the Middle Atlantic; mild temps replaced by cooler inflow as winds became NNW in late afternoon through the overnight eventually in from the NNE | temperature range: 65° - 67° - 39° the average temp this period was 53.0° or a whopping 15.5° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 7.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; March-to-date mean temp 57.5° or 12° ABOVE normal | winds: SSW to W then WNW late afternoon; then, NNW to N much of the overnight followed by shift into the NNE - daily (3/1/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 255° - period peak wind gust 340° 26mph at 4:03PM EST | rainfall: 0.10" (- 0.06"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; March rainfall: 0.10" ( -0.06" or 65% of normal); March snowfall: 0.00"; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 3/2/21 10.43" (+3.28" or 146% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 2/28/21 - MON 3/1/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: weak high pressure over the NE down into NC where stationary surface front ran across Ern/SErn NC; front became warm front and moved N through the period passing early afternoon and pushed temps to the upper 60s; that front became stationary near the area with a 10° temp differential across SErn as the front wavered across the area with winds becoming SSW then NNE and back to SW through the period; mostly cloudy skies | temperature range: 52° - 69° - 66° the average temp this period was 60.5° or a whopping 15.5° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 3° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 41.6° or 1.5° BELOW normal | winds: SSE to S to SW then WSW through 7pm became NNE through late evening; flow returned from the SW to SSW overnight - daily (2/28/21) mean wind speed 7.0 mph; mean direction 166° - period peak wind gust 160° 26mph at 9:54AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 6.52" ( +3.34" or 205% of normal); FEBRUARY 2021 was the 2nd wettest February in the database to 1977 - February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 3/1/21 10.33" (+3.33" or 148% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 2/27/21 - SUN 2/28/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: swift zonal flow across the Srn VA/NC border transporting increasing moisture and milder temps; some residual showers early; then mainly cloudy; onshore flow develops with a back door front which drops temps about 10° | temperature range: 55° - 63° - 52° the average temp this period was 57.5° or 12.7° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 8° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.9° or 2.1° BELOW normal | winds: WSW to SW & W through 5PM EST became NW to N then NE to E overnight - daily (2/27/21) mean wind speed 6.5 mph; mean direction 211° - period peak wind gust 230° 29mph at 12:57PM EST | rainfall: 0.04" (- 0.08"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 6.52" ( +3.34" or 205% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/28/21 10.33" (+3.40" or 150% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 2/26/21 - SAT 2/27/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure moved further to the E at sea while fast moving zonal flow brings more cloudiness with showers arriving late afternoon into the overnight; temps held down by onshore flow wedged back into Southern VA | temperature range: 44° - 53° - 45° - 55° the average temp this period was 49.5° or 5.2° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 4° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.4° or 2.6° BELOW normal | winds: ENE to E through mid-evening; then ESE to SSE through the remainder of the period - daily (2/26/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 086° - period peak wind gust 070° 23 mph around 7AM EST, early period | rainfall: 0.52" (- 0.41"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 6.48" ( +3.30" or 204% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/27/21 10.29" (+3.41" or 150% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 2/25/21 - FRI 2/26/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure is reenforced over the area with FROPA early; ensuing mostly onshore flow lowers temps significantly from highs on 2/24/21; ongoing mostly sunny/clear skies through early evening, breezy surface flow; high and mid-level clouds move in on swift upper zonal flow across Middle America, on the the east and Middle Atlantic (ahead of developing low pressure over the S and Middle US) | temperature range: 52° - 54° - 37° - 44° the average temp this period was 45.5° or 0.5° "SLIGHTLY COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.2° or 2.7° BELOW normal | winds: NNE to NE through early afternoon; then E'y to SE through 4AM becoming E to NE late night towards post-time - daily (2/25/21) mean wind speed 8.0 mph; mean direction 049° - period peak wind gust 020° 25 mph around 9AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.11"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.96" ( +2.99" or 201% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/26/21 9.77 (+3.10" or 146% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 2/24/21 - THU 2/25/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure still in control of the weather; ongoing mostly sunny/clear skies, breezy surface flow; FROST to start the period and milder temps to the upper 60s in the afternoon | temperature range: 33° - 68° - 52° - the average temp this period was 50.5° or 0.6° "slightly above" the normal mean temp for the period & 4° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.0° or 2.9° BELOW normal | winds: WSW early became ESE through SSE until late AM; then mostly S to SSW remainder of period - daily (2/24/21) mean wind speed 7.1 mph; mean direction 198° - period peak wind gust 160° 25 mph at 10:13AM and SW 25mph at 1:31 AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.96" ( +3.09" or 208% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/25/21 9.77 (+3.20" or 149% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 2/23/21 - WED 2/24/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure still in control of the weather and produced mostly sunny/clear skies after some ground fog and frost at period's start; temps warmed nicely to the low and mid-60s across the region | temperature range: 32° - 61° - 33° - the average temp this period was 46.5° or 0.5° "slightly below" than the normal mean temp for the period & 8° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.5° or 3.2° BELOW normal | winds: CALM early, became WNW to W to WSW through the period - daily (2/23/21) mean wind speed 5.3 mph; mean direction 250° - period peak wind gust 270° 28 mph at 3:31PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.96" ( +3.22" or 217% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/24/21 9.77 (+3.33" or 152% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 2/22/21 - TUE 2/23/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: sunrise frost and freezing temps; warm front moved quickly SW to NE across the Middle Atlantic out ahead of a swift-moving cold front that passed in mid-afternoon; an unexpected very strong surface flow developed across the Mid-Atlantic with S'ly winds gust to 51mph and 54mph here at the station, the latter setting a new daily wind gust record; severe tstorm warning was posted as a line of showers and gusty winds moved through late afternoon; the wxr calmed down through the balance of the period as high pressure filtered slowly into the region | temperature range: 32° - 62° - 33° - the average temp this period was 47.0° or +0.4° about the normal mean temp for the period & 9° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.5° or 3.2° BELOW normal | winds: mostly S to SW through the evening; then W to SW and diminishing overnight to CALM by AM post-time 2/23/21 - daily (2/22/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 207° - period peak wind gust 203° 54 mph at 1:59PM EST | rainfall: 0.50" (+ 0.36"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.96" ( +3.22" or 217% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/23/21 9.77" (+3.33" or 152% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 2/21/21 - MON 2/22/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: another nice, but cold day as high pressure continued over the Mid-Atlantic; still mostly sunny/clear skies, colder, nice breezes earlier with diminishing winds late afternoon through the night, some light frost at beginning of period and at end of period, but mainly only on raised surfaces | temperature range: 27° - 38° - 28° - the average temp this period was 38.5° or 9.0° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 5.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 38.9° or 3.3° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, NNW to N to NE through late aftenoon; then SSE to S overnight- daily (2/21/21) mean wind speed 8.8 mph; mean direction 019° - period peak wind gust 023° 19 mph around 9AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" ( -0.10"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.96" ( +3.36" or 229% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/22/21 9.27" (+3.47" or 155% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 2/20/21 - SUN 2/21/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure overspreads the East bringing mostly sunny/clear skies, colder, much drier surface temps, breezy conditions; some light frost at beginning of period and at end of period, but only on raised surfaces | temperature range: 31° - 39° - 27° - the average temp this period was 33.0° or 13.3° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "SLIGHTLY COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.2° or 2.8° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, NNW to NW entire period - daily (2/20/21) mean wind speed 10.5 mph; mean direction 332° - period peak wind gust 340° 26 mph at 3:03PM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (- 0.06"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.46" ( +3.06" or 228% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/21/21 9.27" (+3.17" or 152% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 2/19/21 - SAT 2/20/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cloudy, cold, damp, wet early with rainfall coming to an end early afternoon; then, decreasing clouds through the afternoon to become mostly clear overnight; temps drop to just below freezing late period with some black ice and frost developing; FROPA in afternoon with increasing winds late period after an afternoon respite | temperature range: 34° - 36° - 31° - the average temp this period was 33.5° or 11.5° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.5° or 2.3° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, N to NNW entire period - daily (2/19/21) mean wind speed 10.5 mph; mean direction 352° - period peak wind gust 340° 24 mph at 6:49PM EST | rainfall: 0.25" (+ 0.18"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.46" ( +3.1" or 232% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/20/21 9.27" (+3.21" or 153% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 2/18/21 - FRI 2/19/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cloudy, cold, damp, wet weather ongoing as low pressures move NE from the Gulf States and waters to offshore SE US; periods of SHRA and even a TSRA as period began, and general rains; cold air damming from high pressure to the NW & N continued but upper air flow just not in the right position for winter wxr over SErn VA; quite breezy | temperature range: 34° - 40° - 34° - the average temp this period was 37.0° or 6.9° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 3° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.4° or 0.6° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, N to NE to NNE through the evening; then, N to NNE thereafter - daily (2/18/21) mean wind speed 12.7 mph; mean direction 030° - period peak wind gust 050° 31 mph at 8:35AM EST | rainfall: 1.16" (+ 1.04"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 5.21" ( +2.86" or 222% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/19/21 9.02" (+2.97" or 149% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 2/17/21 - THU 2/18/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: period began with partly cloudy skies which became mostly sunny then clear to fair overnight; much colder and drier; thickening cloudiness late period with SHRA arriving at post-time (even a TSRA noted as next period began); temps late in the mid-30s rising back to around 40° | temperature range: 31° - 37° - 34° - the average temp this period was 34.0° or 8.5° "MUCH COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 14.5° "MUCH COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.9° or 1.8° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, N to NNW to NE then E through mid-evening becoming NE to NNE late evening into the overnight period - daily (2/17/21) mean wind speed 11.7 mph; mean direction 044° - period peak wind gust 030° 31 mph around 10:00AM EST | rainfall: 0.13" (-/+ 0.00"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 4.05" ( +1.83" or 182% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/18/21 7.86" (+1.94" or 133% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 2/16/21 - WED 2/17/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: residual -SHRA early period with cold front continuing to press ESE across the area and with high pressure gradually building into the Middle Atlantic; colder air moved through in the late afternoon and remainder of the period but not before mild temps broke the cold snap, reaching into the mid and upper 60s; by period's end, cold, drier air returned with temps dropping to near freezing; skies cloudy early, becoming mostly sunny the clear afternoon through the night | temperature range: 59° - 66° - 31° - the average temp this period was 48.5° or 5.9° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.1° or 1.5° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, SW to WSW through 5PM became WNW to NW in the evening, then N to NNE thereafter - daily (2/16/21) mean wind speed 10.2 mph; mean direction 233° - period peak wind gust 230° 31 mph at 1:21PM EST | rainfall: 0.04" (-0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 3.92" ( +1.95" or 199% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/17/21 7.73" (+2.06" or 136% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 2/15/21 - TUE 2/16/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: thanks to high pressure to the N, wedge of cold air at the Middle Atlantic surface continued the cold, damp weather with cloudy skies, fog, periodic rain, drizzle, breezy; around MIDNIGHT EST; warmer air began rapid inflow from SSW with SHRA and TSRA moving through around 1AM EST with SHRA continuing till post time | temperature range: 37° - 43° - 40° - 62° - the average temp this period was 49.5° or 5.8° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 14.0° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.3° or 0.6° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, NNE to NE to E through mid-evening; then, ESE to SSE through 2AM EST, SSW thereafter - daily (2/15/21) mean wind speed 8.6 mph; mean direction 035° - period peak wind gust 200° 28 mph at 5:48AM EST | rainfall: 0.39" (+0.22"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 3.88" ( +1.96" or 198% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/16/21 7.67" (+2.03" or 136% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 2/14/21 - MON 2/15/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: thanks to high pressure to the N, wedge of cold air at the Middle Atlantic surface continued the cold, damp weather with cloudy skies, fog, periodic rain, drizzle; rather breezy for the period | temperature range: 34° - 37° - 36° - the average temp this period was 35.5° or 8.0° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.1° or 2.2° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, NE to NNE to N - daily (2/14/21) mean wind speed 12.3 mph; mean direction 019° - period peak wind gust 020° 25 mph around 2AM EST 2/16/21 | rainfall: 0.56" (+0.43"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 3.46" ( +1.82" or 211% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/15/21 7.27" (+1.93" or 136% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 2/13/21 - SUN 2/14/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: no change in weather; stationary front offshore Middle Atlantic and SE US with steady run of weak low pressures triggering areas of rain as they move NNE; cold air damming as high pressure to N continued to feed cold air southward into the Carolinas; ongoing periods of rain and drizzle with cold temps still locked in, along with low clouds and fog; temps still remain above freezing here, unlike to the N and W where ice storm continued in spots; damp, cold ... oppressive, but we play with the hand we are dealt... question not | temperature range: 37° - 39° - 34° - the average temp this period was 36.5° or 4.9° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.3° or 1.9° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, onshore NE TO NNE TO N - daily (2/13/21) mean wind speed 13.3 mph; mean direction 025° - period peak wind gust 045° 30 mph AT 8:31AM EST | rainfall: 0.61" (+0.48"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 2.92" ( +1.44" or 197% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/13/21 6.73" (+1.55" or 130% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 2/12/21 - SAT 2/13/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: stationary front offshore Middle Atlantic and SE US with steady run of weak low pressures triggering areas of rain as they move NNE; high pressure to N continued to feed cold air southward; ongoing periods of rain and drizzle with cold temps still locked in along the coastal plain; temps still remain above freezing here, unlike to the N and W where ice storm persists; damp, cold, cloudy, foggy ... total yuk! | temperature range: 34° - 36° - 35° - the average temp this period was 35° or 6.1° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 3.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.5° or 1.8° BELOW normal | winds: breezy, onshore NNE to NE - daily (2/12/21) mean wind speed 12.5 mph; mean direction 034° - period peak wind gust 023° 25 mph near 1AM EST | rainfall: 0.84" (-0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 2.32" ( +0.85" or 158% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/13/21 6.13" (+0.96" or 119% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 2/11/21 - FRI 2/12/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: low pressure developing across the SE US as strong high pressure over the NE US continued to send colder temps, dropping slowly, S along the coastal plain of the Mid-Atlantic; cloudy skies with a few periods of -RA early with steady rains arriving afternoon through the end of the period; temps dropped into the mid and low period late period with some wintry mixing to the W and NW of SErn VA; fortunately, NO freezing rain, sleet or snow here by period's end | temperature range: 39° - 42° - 34° - the average temp this period was 38° or 3.9° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 3.1° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.9° or 1.4° BELOW normal | winds: onshore NNE to NE - daily (2/11/21) mean wind speed 10.6 mph; mean direction 034° - period peak wind gust 070° 26 mph at 7:41PM EST & 045° 26 mph twice between 3 and 4AM EST | rainfall: 0.84" (-0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 1.44" ( +0.18" or 114% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/12/21 5.25" (+0.29" or 106% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 2/10/21 - THU 2/11/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure settled S over the lower Mid-Atlantic; continued chilly, variably to mostly cloudy; some light rain overnight (TRACE); cold air damming setting up | temperature range: 39° - 44° - 41.5° - the average temp this period was 41.5° or 0.1° SLIGHTLY ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 7.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 40.1° or 1.2° BELOW normal | winds: onshore NE - ENE -E - ESE through the period - daily (2/10/21) mean wind speed 9.1 mph; mean direction 065° - period peak wind gust 045° 21 mph around 8AM EST | rainfall: TRACE (-0.12"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.88" ( -0.21" or 80% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/10/21 4.69" (-0.10" or 98% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 2/9/21 - WED 2/10/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: weak lows moved through the area with partly to variably cloudy skies and scattered showers; still, a good amount of afternoon sun; the weak lows helped pull in colder air that only slowly moved through and into the Carolinas; increasing cloudiness late period as more mid-level moisture began to move on zonal flow across the lower Mid-Atlantic | temperature range: 44° - 58° - 39° - the average temp this period was 48.5° or 8.1° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 10.0° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.9° or 1.4° BELOW normal | winds: S & SSW early, shifting to NW to NNW from 10AM till 3PM backing again to the NW then W ahead of another surface surge of the colder air just to the N; shifting flow back into the N and NE to the E backing into the N and NNW late - daily (2/9/21) mean wind speed 5.6 mph; mean direction 352° - period peak wind gust 020° 21 mph at 8:42AM EST | rainfall: 0.01" (-0.07"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.88" ( -0.14" or 86% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/9/21 4.69" (-0.03" or 99% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 2/8/21 - TUE 2/9/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build across the OH Valley eastward through the Middle Atlantic; sunny/clear/fair skies for most of the period with increasing cloudiness late; some frost early period and again late evening | temperature range: 33° - 44° - 34° - 44° - the average temp this period was 38.5° or 2.2° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.0° or 2.4° BELOW normal | winds: NE to ENE early, became mostly SSE through 1AM EST; SSW to S thereafter - daily (2/8/21) mean wind speed 6.8 mph; mean direction 095° - period peak wind gust 070° 19 mph around 10:08AM EST | rainfall: 0.00" (-0.07"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.87" ( -0.10" or 90% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/9/21 4.68" (+0.01" or 100% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 2/7/21 - MON 2/8/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cloudy early with RA and SHRA and DZ through mid-afternoon followed by diminishing cloudiness near sunset to become mostly clear late night; some fog with precip; damp, cold; some frost developing late night | temperature range: 41° - 43° - 32° - 36° - the average temp this period was 37.5° or 3.5° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 5.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.1° or 2.4° BELOW normal | winds: NNE to NE through 2PM EST, became NNW to NW until late evening; then, NE to ENE - daily (2/7/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 004° - period peak wind gust 360° 29 mph at MIDNIGHT EST | rainfall: TRACE" (-0.22"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.87" ( 0.00" or 100% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/8/21 4.68" (+0.11" or 102% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 2/6/21 - SUN 2/7/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: morning sunshine/clear skies with frost with temps at freezing; sun continues and milder afternoon temps noted, reaching the low to mid 50s; increasing cloudiness evening with a few spits of -rain as moisture flows in from the SW under cloudy skies; chilly temps continue | temperature range: 32° - 54° - 40° - the average temp this period was 43.0° or 2.5° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 2.0° "A BIT MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 39.1° or 2.5° BELOW normal | winds: WNW to W through early afternoon became variable in direction through 6PM; S ly winds ensue through midnight the begin backing from the SSE to the E - daily (2/6/21) mean wind speed 4.5 mph; mean direction 242° - period peak wind gust 200° 25 mph at 10:38am EST | rainfall: TRACE" (-0.13"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.65" (-0.21" or 76% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/7/21 4.46" (-0.10" or 98% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 2/5/21 - SAT 2/6/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: low pressure continued to develop slowly over SErn US with associated -R and SHRA moving NE into the area betwen 9AM end 2PM EST; mostly cloudy, some fog, damp cool with fluctuating temps mostly in the 40s to near 50° ; clearing skies late period/night; some frost at post-time | temperature range: 42° - 48° - 34° - the average temp this period was 41.0° or 3° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 37.0° or 5.5° BELOW normal | winds: mainly SSW through about 1AM EST became WNW thereafter - daily (2/5/21) mean wind speed 7.4 mph; mean direction 215° - period peak wind gust 200° 25 mph at 10:38am EST | rainfall (melted): 0.15" (-0.14"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.17" (-0.43" or 28% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/6/21 3.98" (-0.32" or 93% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 2/4/21 - FRI 2/5/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure shifted east and to sea; clear skies with frost early period; then, overrunning somewhat milder and increasingly more humid flow moved into the area on SSW winds as weak low pressure was to form over the SErn US; increasing high and mid-level cloudiness through the day and overnight | temperature range: 27° - 50° - 41° - fluctuating in the lower 40s late period - the average temp this period was 38.5° or 2° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 3.0° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 37.0° or 5.5° BELOW normal | winds: W to NW through mid-afternoon, became SW to SSW thereafter - daily (2/4/21) mean wind speed 5.1 mph; mean direction 260° - period peak wind gust 270° 18 mph at 10:48am EST | rainfall (melted): 0.00" (-0.18"); snowfall: period 0.0" ; February rainfall: 0.02" (-0.42" or 5% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/5/21 3.83" (-0.31" or 93% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 2/3/21 - THU 2/4/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: lingering cloudiness along the coast and inland a few miles as wrap-around from nor'easter heading slowly to sea; a few -SHSN (flurries) as well early; clearing skies in the evening through the overnight; winds die off to near CALM late evening and the overnight leading to sub-freezing temps and frost; wind chill temps dropped late period to the lower 20s | temperature range: 35° - 44° - 27° the average temp this period was 35.5° or 7° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 36.3° or 6.2° BELOW normal | winds: WNW to W through mid-afternoon, became NNW then N and NE late afternoon, backing to the W thereafter | daily (2/3/21) mean wind speed 8.1 mph; mean direction 300° - period peak wind gusts W to WNW 23 mph, several times between 10:30AM & 2PM EST | rainfall (melted): period TRACE (-0.15"); snowfall: period TRACE; February rainfall: 0.02" (-0.23" or 8% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/4/21 3.83" (-0.12" or 97% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 2/2/21 - WED 2/3/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: nor'easter slowly pulling seaward and away from New England but still sending -SHSN and -SHRA south along the Middle Atlantic on the west side of the storm; here, -SHSN and flurries moved through from sunrise to sunset, occasionally mixed with -SHRA; breezy, cold; gusty winds overnight producing wind chill temps droppint to 26° | temperature range: 36° - 38° - 35° the average temp this period was 36.5° or 6.5° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 2.0° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 36.0° or 6.6° BELOW normal | winds: NW and NNW | daily (2/2/21) mean wind speed 12.4 mph; mean direction 321° - period peak wind gust 340° 35 mph at 10:25PM EST | rainfall (melted): period 0.02" (-0.08"); snowfall: period TRACE; February rainfall: 0.02" (-0.14" or 13% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; snowfall: seasonal 3.4" annual through 2/3/21 3.83" (-0.03" or 99% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 2/1/21 - TUE 2/2/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: nor'easter pulling ever so slowly NE along the lower New England coast continued to affect our weather with mostly NE through NW gusty winds and even some pockets of light rain and light snow across SErn VA latter half of period; a TRACE of snow grains recorded in the evening cloudy, cold, damp | temperature range: 36° falling slowly during the afternoon to 34° - 33° - 36° the average temp this period was 34.5° or 8.3° WELL-BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 6.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; February-to-date mean temp 36.0° or 6.0° BELOW normal | winds: NW and NNW | daily (2/1/21) mean wind speed 12.0 mph; mean direction 324° - period peak wind gust 320° 30 mph at 1:31PM EST | rainfall (melted): period TRACE (-0.08"); snowfall: period TRACE ; seasonal 3.4"; February rainfall: TRACE (-0.06" or 0% of normal); February snowfall: TRACE; annual through 2/2/21 3.81" (+0.05" or 101% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 1/31/21 - MON 2/1/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: snow fell and was on the increase as the period began, accumulating to 0.4" before warmer temps aloft from the S turned the snow quickly over to an ice pellets/snow mix then to rain by 9:30AM EST; rain, sometimes moderate, fell through late afternoon and into very early evening; cloudy, damp with temps reaching the upper 40s before falling back to the mid-30s at the period's ended; FROPA in mid-to-late evening | temperature range: 33° - 49° - 36° - the average temp this period was 41.0° or 0.3° SLIGHTLY BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 9.5° "WARMER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 40.8° or 0.3° slightly ABOVE normal | winds: mainly SSE to SE through late afternoon, became WNW then NW in the evening and overnight | daily (1/31/21) mean wind speed 5.2 mph; mean direction 182° - period peak wind gust 320° 25 mph at 6:12AM EST | rainfall: period 0.63" (+0.56"); snowfall: period 0.4" ; seasonal 3.4"; January 3.81" (+0.11" or 103% of normal); annual through 1/31/21 3.81" (+0.11" or 103% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 1/30/21 - SUN 1/31/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: traces up to 0.5" of snow still on the ground as the period began; melt continued under sunny/clear skies through the afternoon as temps reached 36° ; an increase of high clouds from the WNW ongoing late afternoon through the late night; overrunning nose of precip into the still cold air brought another shot of snow at 6:30 AM EST with a trace accumulation noted at post-time | temperature range: 27° - 36° - 30° - 34° - the average temp this period was 31.5° or 8.9° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 40.9° or 0.3° slightly ABOVE normal | winds: mainly NW to N through mid-afternoon becoming W the WSW into the SW and S midnight and after | daily (1/30/21) mean wind speed 7.9 mph; mean direction 335° - period peak wind gust 320° 23 mph around 11AM EST | rainfall: period TRACE (-0.10"); snowfall: period TRACE; seasonal 3.0"; January 3.18" (-0.44" or 88% of normal); annual through 1/31/21 3.18" 7AM EST (-0.44" or 88% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 1/29/21 - SAT 1/30/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: average of 1" of snow still on the ground as the period began; melt continued under sunny/clear skies especially when temps rose briefly above freezing from 3 to 6 pm EST; winds continued gusty through the morning, slowly dropping in speed during the evening but picking up again late night with gusts to 25 to 30 mph; late night winds helped keep temps from dropping to the predicted low 20s; instead, temps dropped only into the upper 20s; wind chill temps early period dropped 10.7° and again to 15.5° just before post-time | temperature range: 26° - 34° - 28° - the average temp this period was 30.0° or a whopping 10.3° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.2° or 0.6° ABOVE normal | winds: N, NNW, and WNW | daily (1/29/21) mean wind speed 11.0 mph; mean direction 342° - period peak wind gust 360° 35 mph at 9:26AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.09"); snowfall: period 0.00"; seasonal 3.0"; January 3.18" (-0.31" or 91% of normal); annual through 1/30/21 3.18" 7AM EST (-0.31" or 91% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 1/28/21 - FRI 1/29/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: 3" of snow measured at 0701 some residual light snow and blowing snow (TRACE more) first hour of period with clearing out to become mostly sunny by noon; sunny/clear afternoon with birght full moon on residual snowfall down to about 1" after afternoon sun; refreezing of snow pack with icy spots and black ice reforming on roadways; wind chill temps fell to 11° at post-time | temperature range: 31° - 37° - 26° - the average temp this period was 31.5° or 8.5° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 10.0° "MUCH COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.8° or 1.2° ABOVE normal | winds: N through the period backing to the NNW to NW late period | daily (1/28/21) mean wind speed 14.6 mph; mean direction 360° - period peak wind gust 360° 33 mph around 12:11PM EST | rainfall: period 0.02" aqueous (+0.08"); snowfall: period TRACE; seasonal 3.0"; January 3.18" (-0.27" or 92% of normal); annual through 1/29/21 3.18" 7AM EST (-0.27" or 92% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 1/27/21 - THU 1/28/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: variably cloudy skies, still cold, damp; increasing cloudiness in the evening, cloudy late night with snow moving in as strong upper low rotated across SErn VA; 3.0" of snow measured at the station from about 2:30AM EST 1/28/21 until post-time and bit more to come after period's end; wedge of incoming high pressure pushed down the coast during the afternoon and evening lowering temps to the lower 40s | temperature range: 44° - 46° - 31° - the average temp this period was 41.5° or 1.5° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.8° or 1.2° ABOVE normal | winds: NNW to N early became onshore ENE to E afternoon into evening backing to the NNE and N as upper low moved across the area | daily (1/27/21) mean wind speed 10.6 mph; mean direction 022° - period peak wind gust 022° 30 mph around 3AM EST | rainfall: period 0.30" aqueous (+0.20"); snowfall: period and seasonal 3.0"; January 3.18" (-0.26" or 92% of normal); annual through 1/28/21 3.18" 7AM EST (-0.26" or 92% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 1/26/21 - WED 1/27/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cold, damp conditions persist as shallow layer of cold air was overrun by increasing moisture from the W and SW; generally light winds which diminished further evening and overnight; areas of fog through the period with most dense late period to sunrise | temperature range: 43° - 48° - 44° - the average temp this period was 45.5° or 6.0° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "ABOVE" the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.8° or 1.2° ABOVE normal | winds: ENE to E early became NNW to W then W to SW through 10 followed by NW to NNW thereafter | daily (1/26/21) mean wind speed 5.8 mph; mean direction 343° - period peak wind gust 320° 17 mph around 11PM EST | rainfall: period 0.01" (-0.07"); January 2.86" (-0.38" or 88% of normal); annual through 1/27/21 2.86" 7AM EST (-0.38" or 88% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 1/25/21 - TUE 1/26/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure still ridged S along the coastal states from New England S to the Carolinas; low pressure developing across the nation's midsection; overrunning rains on S to SSE winds and into the colder air to the north resulted in rain, cold, damp conditions developing and moving across the lower Mid-Atlantic through the period, cold air wedged back down into the Carolinas late period | temperature range: 39° - 45° - 42° - the average temp this period was 42.0° or 2.4° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 7.0° "ABOVE" the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.6° or 1.0° ABOVE normal | winds: S to SSE though early evening becoming NE to E to SE remainder of the period | daily (1/25/21) mean wind speed 5.2 mph; mean direction 155° - period peak wind gust 090° 20 mph around 3AM EST | rainfall: period 1.60" (+1.49"); January 2.85" (-0.38" or 88% of normal); annual through 1/26/21 2.85" 7AM EST (-0.38" or 88% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 1/24/21 - MON 1/25/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: for most of the period, high pressure continued to dominate with mostly N flow continuing cold, dry temps early period; some moderation late period as wind flow aloft switching in from the SW and over- spreading of high clouds noted; patches of -UP, -RA, -SN moved across the locale in late evening; with 0.01" aqueous noted between 1 and 2 AM EST | temperature range: 29° - 41° - 37° - the average temp this period was 35.0° or 6.2° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "ABOVE" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.6° or 0.9° ABOVE normal | winds: NW to NNW to N through mid-afternoon became NNE to E to SSE through 3AM; then, light S winds | daily (1/24/21) mean wind speed 7.6 mph; mean direction 348° - period peak wind gust 360° 22 mph around 10AM EST | rainfall: period 0.01" (-0.13"); snowfall: period TRACE (wet snow) January 1.24" (-1.76" or 41% of normal); annual through 1/25/21 1.24" 7AM EST (-1.76" or 41% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 1/23/21 - SUN 1/24/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure centered over the OH Valley continued to build E & SE; as a aresult, more sunny/clear/fair skies with colder temps; high shifted to the E during the overnight and recentered over the Middle Atlantic | temperature range: 32° - 40° - 29° - the average temp this period was 34.5° or 6.6° BELOW the normal mean temp for the period & 8.5° "MUCH COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.9° or 1.2° ABOVE normal | winds: N to NNW through 6pm EST; mostly N winds through 3AM, then N to NNW thereafter | daily (1/23/21) mean wind speed 9.3 mph; mean direction 350° - period peak wind gust 340° 30 mph at 4:14PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.10"); January 1.23" (-1.66" or 43% of normal); annual through 1/24/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.66" or 43% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 1/22/21 - SAT 1/23/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build E from the SW, W, then NW; sunny/clear/fair skies with colder temps; FROPA just before 9PM EST; some -FROST on raised surfaces late period | temperature range: 40° - 55° - 31° - the average temp this period was 43.0° or 4.1° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "ABOVE" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.1° or 1.0° ABOVE normal | winds: SW through the WNW until 8PM EST; then mostly N to NE with FROPA mid-evening until late night | daily (1/22/21) mean wind speed 7.0 mph; mean direction 270° - period peak wind gust 250° 28 mph at 1:44PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.12"); January 1.23" (-1.43" or 45% of normal); annual through 1/23/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.43" or 45% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 1/21/21 - FRI 1/22/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure ridged SW to NE across SErn and lower Middle Atlantic; FROST at sunrise; then mostly cloudy through mid-AM, clearing out through the period; lighter winds, in general | temperature range: 29° - 55° - 40° - the average temp this period was 42.0° or 4.4° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "ABOVE" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.9° or 1.1° ABOVE normal | winds: SE to SSE to S through 10AM EST becoming SW through 11PM EST and into the W overnight | daily (1/21/21) mean wind speed 4.0 mph; mean direction 220° - period peak wind gust 230° 21 mph at 11:17AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.13"); January 1.23" (-1.43" or 46% of normal); annual through 1/22/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.43" or 46% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 1/20/21 - THU 1/21/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build east over the entire eastern half of the US bringing colder, drier temps; humidity levels rose late period as winds diminished to CALM and frost returned once more for late night; nice, steady breezes to the 20 mph range in the afternoon | temperature range: 44° - 50° - 29° - the average temp this period was 39.5° or 1.4° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.0° or 0.9° ABOVE normal | winds: W to NW early becoming NNW with FROPA around mid-AM, followed by breezes gusting steadily to the 25-30mph range; diminishing winds in the evening to near CALM with a light onshore flow when winds present | daily (1/20/21) mean wind speed 7.3 mph; mean direction 305° - period peak wind gust 320° 28 mph at 10:25AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.11"); January 1.23" (-1.22" or 50% of normal); annual through 1/21/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.22" or 50% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 1/19/21 - WED 1/20/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: little change in the weather with high pressure still ridged along the entire East Coast; early period frost, then mostly sunny/fair/clear skies with moderating temps through the period; increasing early afternoon breezes into the 20mph range, then diminishing | temperature range: 29° - 55° - 42° - the average temp this period was 42.0° or 3.7° ABOVE the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.0° or 0.9° ABOVE normal | winds: mostly SW | daily (1/19/21) mean wind speed 6.4 mph; mean direction 231° - period peak wind gust 230° 28 mph at 12:50PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.14"); January 1.23" (-1.22" or 50% of normal); annual through 1/19/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.22" or 50% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 1/18/21 - TUE 1/19/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: same as previous eriod: ongoing favorable winter weather with sunny/fair/clear skies and seasonable temps as high pressure remained over much of the nation; more daily sunrise and late period FROST | temperature range: 33° - 50° - 29° - the average temp this period was 39.5° or 0.2° about the same as the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.0° or 0.8° ABOVE normal | winds: mostly W but also anywhere from WSW to NNW; breezy during sunlight hours, diminishing overnight | daily (1/18/21) mean wind speed 7.6 mph; mean direction 264° - period peak wind gust 270° 29 mph at 1:20PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.20"); January 1.23" (-1.04" or 54% of normal); annual through 1/18/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-1.04" or 54% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 1/17/21 - MON 1/18/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: ongoing favorable winter weather with sunny/fair/clear skies and seasonable temps as high pressure remained over much of the nation; more daily sunrise and late period FROST | temperature range: 31° - 50° - 34° - the average temp this period was 40.5° or 0.9° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.0° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.1° or 0.8° ABOVE normal | winds: SW to W; breezy in daylight hours, diminishing overnight | daily (1/17/21) mean wind speed 6.0 mph; mean direction 235° - period peak wind gust 270° 20 mph at 11:12AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.18"); January 1.23" (-0.84" or 59% of normal); annual through 1/17/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-0.84" or 59% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 1/16/21 - SUN 1/17/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: variably cloudy, increasing breeziness, turning colder and drier; series of surface cold fronts swung E across the state under huge upper low spinning across the OH/TN Valley into New England; just a few -SHRA due to instability in the mid-levels as new wind flow flow ensued; clearing skies overnight and frost developed, esp on raised surfaces late evening through period's end and as winds decreased | temperature range: 41° - 46° - 31° - the average temp this period was 38.5° or 0.5° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 6.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.2° or 0.8° ABOVE normal | winds: increasing W to WSW to SW & SSW through the period with diminishing winds to follow late afternoon through the overnight | daily (1/16/21) mean wind speed 7.3 mph; mean direction 243° - period peak wind gust 270° 31 mph at 5:41PM EST | rainfall: period TRACE (-0.12"); January 1.23" (-0.70" or 64% of normal); annual through 1/17/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-0.70" or 64% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 1/15/21 - SAT 1/16/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: another morning with frost, some smoke and ground fog followed by mostly sunny/fair skies until early afternoon; increasing of cloudiness late afternoon through the overnight with -RA arriving around 11PM , ending by 2:30AM; warm front developed over NC and moved N driving temps to the upper 50s on S'ly winds | temperature range: 32° - 58° - 43° - the average temp this period was 45.0° or 5.4° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.1° or 0.5° ABOVE normal | winds: mostly S through NOON EST; then SSW to S through 9PM EST becoming VARIABLE NW to W then onshore as surface front moved through and low pressure began to develop off the DelMarVA; winds behind low blow in from the W and begin to increase as low deepened and strong upper low over the OH/TN Valley continued to circulate to the east | daily (1/15/21) mean wind speed 5.7 mph; mean direction 196° - period peak wind gust 200° 27 mph at 3:59PM EST | rainfall: period 0.17" (-0.09"); January 1.23" (-0.70" or 64% of normal); annual through 1/16/21 1.23" 7AM EST (-0.70" or 64% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 1/14/21 - FRI 1/15/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: frost early and again late period; then, mostly sunny/clear/fair skies through much of the period; some smoke late period with ground fog at post-time | temperature range: 38° - 53° - 32° - the average temp this period was 42.5° or 1.9° "ABOVE" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.0° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.9° or 0.2° ABOVE normal | winds: VARIABLE starting with S winds early, became W to WSW late morning through 2PM EST followed by NNW to NW through mid-evening; then CALM overnight | daily (1/14/21) mean wind speed 3.5 mph; mean direction 260° - period peak wind gust 270° 17 mph at 9:41AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.12"); January 1.06" (-0.69" or 61% of normal); annual through 1/15/21 1.06" 7AM EST (-0.69" or 61% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 1/13/21 - THU 1/14/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: frost early; mostly sunny/clear/fair skies through much of the period with increase in high clouds late night; still chilly temps altho' the afternoon warmed nicely and some frost developed late evening but dissipated as warmer temps moved in late night | temperature range: 28° - 53° - 34° - the average temp this period was 40.5° or 1.7° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 2.5° "LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.8° or 0.1° ABOVE normal | winds: CALM early became mostly SW to WSW | daily (1/13/21) mean wind speed 2.8 mph; mean direction 212° - period peak wind gust 230° 22 mph at 1:03PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.15"); January 1.06" (-0.53" or 66% of normal); annual through 1/14/21 1.06" 7AM EST (-0.53" or 66% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 1/12/21 - WED 1/13/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cloudy skies early, clearing near NOON to become mostly sunny late afternoon and mostly clear overnight; heavy frost late period at post-time; departing low off SErn coast with high pressure ridging eastward from the Gulf of Mexico northeast into the OH Valley | temperature range: 42° - 48° - 28° - the average temp this period was 38.0° or 5.3° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "SLIGHTLY LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 41.8° or 0.1° ABOVE normal | winds: N to NE & ENE | daily (1/12/21) mean wind speed 2.8 mph; mean direction 016° - period peak wind gust 360° 19 mph at 12:38PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.11"); January 1.06" (-0.53" or 66% of normal); annual through 1/13/21 1.06" 7AM EST (-0.53" or 66% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 1/11/21 - TUE 1/12/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cold and frosty early with thickening high and mid-level clouds; developing low pressure across the Gulf States to offshore SC resulted in area of light rain moving NE from the SW and reaching SErn VA as sprinkles in the afternoon and some light rain again in the evening and late night | temperature range: 27° - 48° - 42° - the average temp this period was 37.5° or 4.4° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "SLIGHTLY LESS COLD" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.1° or 0.5° ABOVE normal | winds: CALM early; then NE becoming SE and eventually SSW most of the rest of the period | daily (1/11/21) mean wind speed 3.0 mph; mean direction 204° - period peak wind gust 180° 15 mph at 6:52PM EST | rainfall: period 0.01" (-0.11"); January 1.06" (-0.44" or 71% of normal); annual through 1/12/21 1.06" 7AM EST (-0.44" or 71% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 1/10/21 - MON 1/11/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure covered the East bringing colder weather; some frost early then mostly clear skies with breezy surface winds first half (wind chills dropped to the uppper 20s early and late) followed by diminishing to near CALM surface flow late afternoon through the overnight; more frost at end of period with temps falling into the upper 20s | temperature range: 32° - 47° - 27° - the average temp this period was 37.0° or 3.1° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 42.6° or 1.0° ABOVE normal | winds: W and WNW early becoming N to NNE and NE late AM through remainder of the period with diminishing winds to near CALM late evening through post-time | daily (1/10/21) mean wind speed 5.2 mph; mean direction 347° - period peak wind gust 360° 21 mph at 9:09AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.11"); January 1.05" (-0.22" or 83% of normal); annual through 1/11/21 1.05" 7AM EST (-0.22" or 83% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 1/9/21 - SUN 1/10/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: cloudy skies prevailed through the late afternoon as low pressure and -RA pulled to sea off SE & Mid-Atlantic coasts;low pressure moved across the SE to the coast of SC early period; clearing skies in the evening with stiffening winds and wind chill temps dropping into the middle 20s; cold high pressure continued to build into the area | temperature range: 34° - 44° - 32° - the average temp this period was 38.0° or 2.0° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 0.5° "SLIGHTLY COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 43.0° or 1.2° ABOVE normal | winds: NNW to N through late afternoon backing to NW then WNW & W | daily (1/9/21) mean wind speed 9.7 mph; mean direction 333° - period peak wind gust 340° 23 mph around 4PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.11"); January 1.05" (-0.12" or 90% of normal); annual through 1/10/21 1.05" 7AM EST (-0.12" or 90% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 1/8/21 - SAT 1/9/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: low pressure moved across the SE to the coast of SC early period; some rain overspread SE VA mid-AM and then pulled ESE as low moved offshore NC to sea by late period; colder, drier air moved in late period as winds picked up with wind chill indices dropping to the lower 20s | temperature range: 39° - 43° - 34° - the average temp this period was 38.5° or 1.6° "BELOW" the normal mean temp for the period & 1.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 43.5° or 1.5° ABOVE normal | winds: W to NNW early became onshore NE-ENE through early evening; then, winds backed to the N and NNW thereafter till sunrise | daily (1/8/21) mean wind speed 8.5 mph; mean direction 017° - period peak wind gust 020° 26 mph at 3:27PM EST | rainfall: period 0.05" (-0.08"); January 1.05" (-0.02" or 98% of normal); annual through 1/9/21 1.05" 7AM EST (-0.02" or 98% of normal)

=> West Cradock - THU 1/7/21 - FRI 1/8/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure still in control early period; skies were mostly clear as the period began, frost was on the ground; temps - with radiational cooling - dipped to around 30° ; the day became mostly sunny with temps rising only to the mid 50s; fair skies continue into the evening with increasing high and mid-level clouds overnight as low pressure moved fairly swiftly across the SE US reaching coastal GA and SC by period's end; overrunning light rain from the low moved closer to the area at post-time; lighter winds | temperature range: 30° - 45° - 35° - the average temp this period was 40.0° or -0.9° "ABOUT THE SAME" as the normal mean temp for the period & 3.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 44.1° or 1.8° ABOVE normal | winds: lighter, variable but mostly NW to WNW | daily (1/7/21) mean wind speed 4.8 mph; mean direction 330° - period peak wind gust 340° 22 mph at 10:20AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.15"); January 1.00" (+0.09" or 110% of normal); annual through 1/8/21 1.00" 7AM EST (+0.09" or 110% of normal)

=> West Cradock - WED 1/6/21 - THU 1/7/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: as high pressure continued to build slowly into the area from the W and NW, increasing onshore flow continued to develop from low at sea bringing abundant cloudiness S along coastal area; cold, damp with breezes gusting to the 20 mph range and wind chills dropping to mid-then-low 20s at period's end; clearing skies overnight with moderate frost | temperature range: 41° - 43° - 30° - the average temp this period was 36.5° or 5.3° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 4.5° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 45.2° or 2.8° ABOVE normal | winds: NNW to NW through 2AM EST became WNW then W until post-time | daily (1/6/21) mean wind speed 10.3 mph; mean direction 338° - period peak wind gust 340° 25 mph at 2:04PM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.12"); January 1.00" (-0.22" or 128% of normal); annual through 1/7/21 1.00" 7AM EST (+0.22" or 128% of normal)

=> West Cradock - TUE 1/5/21 - WED 1/6/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: some frost, ground fog and smoke at the start to the the period under mostly clear skies followed by increasing cloudiness; weak low pressure moved steadily from the TN/Valley Srn Appalachians SE to off the SE US coast through the period with associated -RA remaining to the W and S off this locale; reenforcing cold air - chilly & damp - moved in with the lows by late afternoon; high pressure ridged down coast under variably cloudy skies remainder of the period | temperature range: 34° - 48° - 41° - the average temp this period was 41.0° or 5.8° "COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 0.0° or the same as the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 46.1° or 3.6° ABOVE normal | winds: CALM early becoming W to WSW then WNW through late afternoon; NNE early evening became N-NNW mid-evening through period's end | daily (1/5/21) mean wind speed 4.0 mph; mean direction 330° - period peak wind gust 340° 24 mph at 2:46AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.16"); January 1.00" (+0.33" or 148% of normal); annual through 1/6/21 1.00" 7AM EST (+0.33" or 149% of normal)

=> West Cradock - MON 1/4/21 - TUE 1/5/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: high pressure continued to build over Middle Atlantic and SErn US; skies were mostly sunny/clear/fair during the daylight hours; gradual cooling off as temps ranged from the upper 40s during the day dropping to the low 30s with frost late night (post-time) | temperature range: 39° - 48° - 34° - the average temp this period was 41.0° or 0.7° "SLIGHTLY COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "COLDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 47.4° or 4.5° ABOVE normal | winds: NNW TO N early period becoming variable NNE to NE to N late AM through the balance of the period | daily (1/4/21) mean wind speed 6.4 mph; mean direction 358° - period peak wind gust 340° 26 mph at 9:04AM EST | rainfall: period 0.00" (-0.10"); January 1.00" (+0.38" or 162% of normal); annual through 1/5/21 1.00" 7AM EST (+0.38" or 162% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SUN 1/3/21 - MON 1/4/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: low pressure moved across NErn NC to sea; residual overrunning patches of RA early, BR; damp and cool; low moved to sea and skies began to clear out overnight with mostly clear skies at post-time and increasing NNW winds behind the low; high pressure continued to flow into the East | temperature range: 47° - 52° - 40° - the average temp this period was 46.0° or 0.8° "SLIGHTLY COLDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 4.0° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 49.0° or 5.4° ABOVE normal | winds: N to NE to E early period NW-NNW-N early afternoon and for the balance of the period | daily (1/3/21) mean wind speed 7.7 mph; mean direction 007° - period peak wind gust 020° 24 mph around 8:00AM EST | rainfall: period 0.05" (-0.02"); January 0.38" (+0.04" or 115% of normal); annual through 1/4/21 1.00" 7AM EST (+0.38" or 162% of normal)

=> West Cradock - SAT 1/2/21 - SUN 1/3/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: stationary front across the SErn US coast shifted to a slow moving cold front and settled further SE; colder temps settled S and subsequent front to the S reoriented W to E across the Carolinas; weak lows formed along the front sending yet another round of SHRA, general rains, and fog northeast into Srn VA overnight | temperature range: 49° - 59° - 49° - the average temp this period was 54.0° or 11.8° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 8.0° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 49.0° or 5.4° ABOVE normal | winds: SW to WSW to W through early evening, became E to SE remainder of the period | daily (1/2/21) mean wind speed 6.1 mph; mean direction 226° - period peak wind gust 360° 21 mph at 6:59AM EST | rainfall: period 0.62" (+0.55"); January 0.51" (+0.04" or 109% of normal); annual through 1/3/21 0.51" 7AM EST (+0.04" or 109% of normal)

=> West Cradock - FRI 1/1/21 - SAT 1/2/21 (7AM-7AM ET): weather: wedge of cool air along the Mid-Atlantic coast with another overriding weak low pressure moving across the SErn US sending more SHRA across the locale during the period; damp, cool, foggy at times with onshore flow giving was to offshore flow late night; winds picked up a bit, gusting into the teens | temperature range: 43° - 48° - 46° - 49° ; the average temp this period was 46.0° or 2.5° "MILDER" than the normal mean temp for the period & 4.5° "MILDER" than the average temperature for the previous period; January-to-date mean temp 45.0° or 1.1° ABOVE normal | winds: NNE to NE through 7pm became WSW to SW remainder of the overnight period | daily (1/1/21) mean wind speed 8.3 mph; mean direction 034° - period peak wind gust 050° 23 mph at 9:24AM EST | rainfall: period 0.32" (+0.18"); January 0.33" (+0.04" or 115% of normal); annual through 1/2/21 0.33" 7AM EST (+0.04" or 115% of normal)

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