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Issued - July 31 2014 2:50 pm EDT
Update - July 31, 2014 3:25pm EDT
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
250 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND TRACK TO THE EAST AND
NORTHEAST. THESE WILL MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF THE AREA DURING THE
REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON HOURS, AND SOME COULD STRENGTHEN INTO A
THUNDERSTORM. A LOCAL DOWNPOUR CAN BE EXPECTED INTO THIS EVENING.

GORSE


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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 31-Jul-2014 @ 3:35pm  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 0.2°F than last hour.

81.0°F

Heat Index:  81.7°F
Warm
High Today
81.3°F
3:26 PM
Low Today
62.3°F
5:37 AM
Yest High
76.5°F
3:34 PM
Yest Low
52.9°F
6:26 AM
Rec* High
101.0°F
1954
Rec* Low
51.0°F
1936
* Records from Weather Underground
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Mainly cloudy, Dry Mainly cloudy, Dry

Wind from W Wind:  W
5.2

Gusting to:
3 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
5.5 of 232
Late
Afternoon

Isolated T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Isolated
T-Storms
Hi 80 °F
Tonight

Isolated T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Isolated
T-Storms
Lo 61 °F
Friday

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
Showers
Hi 81 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 60.6°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 0.3°F
High 1:02 PM: 63.5°F
Low 12:00 AM: 56.9°F
Record High: 77.7°F on
9/11/2013
Record Low: -15.9°F on
1/7/2014
Wetbulb: 68.4°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.52 in
Jul Rain: 5.28 in
Jul to Date
  Avg:10
5.03 in
Jul to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 0.25 in for the month 0.25 in
Jul Avg: 4.77 in
Diff from Avg: Over 0.51 in for the month 0.51 in
Season:1 33.05 in
YTD
  Avg:11
26.33 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 6.72 in for the year 6.72 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
07/28/2014
at 6:28 PM
82 rain days in 2014
12 days in July
2 days since last rain
Current: W  5.2 mph
1Hr Average: 4.7 mph
Wind Run: 30.84 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 3 mph mph
Today: 16 mph 1:57 PM
Month: 41 mph Jul-8
Year: 49 mph May-24
Record Gust: 66 mph
1/24/2013
Sunlight:
14 hrs 21 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 59.8% 40.2%
Which is
1 min 57 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
Evening Crescent, 4 days, 20 hours, 53 minutes in cycle
21%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 1% since last hour. 50%
Last Hour: Decreased 1% since last hour. 1%
High 6:58 AM: 89%
Low 3:20 PM: 49%
Record High: 100%
8/25/2011
Record Low: 13%
4/21/2014
Current: Falling 0.001  inHg/hr 30.075 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 7:58 AM: 30.100 in.
Low 4:36 AM: 30.047 in.
Record High: 30.865 inHg
10/9/2013
Record Low: 28.440 inHg
10/29/2012
Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Heat Index Air
Today: 0.4
Jul: 273.1
2014 to Date: 485.1
Heating Degree Days
2014 to Date: 3898.7
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Jul Snow: No Change 0.00 in
Jul Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in July
0 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
//
Average 1st Snow:
Current: 81.7°F
High 3:26pm: 82.1°F
Yesterday: 76.5°F
Record: 115.7°F
7/22/2011
Quality
Index6:

60


Moderate
Density:
1.173 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
3.3
Sunburn in
34 Minutes
Highest:
1:02 PM
7.9
221 W/m2
23%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
2:20 PM
932  W/m2 Record:1426 W/m2
Almanac Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 48.2°F
Sunrise: 5:58 AM
Sunset: 8:19 PM
Moonrise: 10:23 AM
Moonset: 9:54 PM
Full Moon: 8/10/2014
New Moon: 14:13 UTC
8/25/2014
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.22 in
7-Days Rain: 0.52 in
7-Days ET: 1.33 in
7-Day:  0.808 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.808 in
July:  0.53 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 0.53 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
103.3°F
7/22/2011
-1.7°F
1/4/2014
Daytime Records
  94.8°F
7/07/2012
  4.3°F
1/07/2014
Nitetime Records
  83.3°F
7/18/2012
  3.2°F
1/04/2014
ICN:0 | S3C2:1 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.6 | RCP:100%
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.   4 Updated at Noon Central Time.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.   10 Historical average only to day 31 of just the month of July for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 31 of July for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Late Afternoon & Tonight
Late
Afternoon

Isolated T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Isolated
T-Storms
Hi 80 °F
NWS forecast: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Local station forecast: PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
Tonight

Isolated T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Isolated
T-Storms
Lo 61 °F
NWS forecast: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Friday

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
Showers
Hi 81 °F
Friday
Night

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Scattered
Showers
Lo 62 °F
Saturday

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
Showers
Hi 81 °F
Saturday
Night

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Scattered
Showers
Lo 64 °F
Sunday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 80 °F
Sunday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 64 °F
Monday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 84 °F
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