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CITY OF PORTSMOUTH
OFFICIAL ALERT
September 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Portsmouth Declares
Local State of Emergency

City of Portsmouth officials announced Monday morning that the city is now operating under a declaration of a local emergency because of the immediate threat of Hurricane Florence. The city will remain under a state of emergency for the next 14 days or until the storm is no longer a threat.


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Portsmouth - West Cradock




  A  THURSDAY: ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT... | ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FRI AM UNTIL SAT EVENING... UPDATES WITH A CLICK HERE  | increasing cloudiness with increasing wind & chances for showers & possible thunderstorms through the day | high near 86 | wind: E to NE 15 to 25 with possible gusts to 35 mph by late in the day

  THURSDAY NIGHT: ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE... | cloudy & windy with showers & possible thunderstorms | low near 76 | wind: gusty NE 20 to 30 with possible gusts to near 40 mph

  A  FRIDAY: ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE... | ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FRI AM UNTIL SAT EVENING... UPDATES WITH A CLICK HERE  | cloudy, windy, with showers & possible thunderstorms | mid with high near 85 | wind: E 20 to 35 mph with gusts to near 45 mph

  FRIDAY NIGHT: ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH... | cloudy, windy, with showers & possible thunderstorms | low near 75 | wind: E 20 to 30 mph with gusts to near 40 mph early

  A  SATURDAY: variable cloudiness, breezy, with showers & thunderstorms possible | with high near 84 | wind: E 20 to 30 with gusts to 35 mph early, diminishing slowly through the day to 15 to 25 mph by sunset

  SATURDAY NIGHT: cloudy with a chance for showers| low near 74 | wind: E 5 to 15 occasionally 25 mph in the evening, diminishing through the overnight

  A  SUNDAY: variable cloudiness with a chance of mainly afternoon showers & thunderstorms | with high near 84 | wind: E to SE 5 to 15 mph



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AUGUST 2018 KPWR STATION
SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA:

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS (+2.6) &
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL RAIN (-0.31")


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    West Cradock
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    Temperature: 79.8F
    Dew Point: 78.6
    Humidity: 96.0%
    Wind Gust: NE 6 mph
    Barometer: 30.045"
    Hourly Rainfall: 0.00" at 5:36am
    Daily Rainfall: 0.00"


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    Visibilities


    Visibility @ KPVG
    Hampton Roads Executive Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia
    (near Bowers Hill)

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KNGU
    Naval Air Station - Chambers Field - Norfolk, Virginia

    9 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KORF
    Norfolk International Airport - Norfolk, Virginia

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KCPK
    Chesapeake Regional Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia

    7 statute miles




    Temperatures


    Current: 79.8 at 5:36am

    Comfort Level: Comfortable

    Max: 79.8 at 5:33am
    Min: 77.9 at 1:25am
    24-hour Difference: 3.6
    Daily Average: 78.5


    Wind Chill: 79.8 at 5:36am
    Min: 77.9 at 1:25am

    Heat Index: 86.4 at 5:36am
    Max: 86.4 at 5:33am

    Dew Point


    Current: 78.6 at 5:36am


    Max:  78.6 at 5:33am
    Min:  76.5 at 12:51am


    Relative Humidity


    Current: 96.0% at 5:36am

    Max:  98.0% at 1:44am
    Min:  94.0% at 12:00am


    Wind Speed & Direction


    Current max wind speed:
    NE  6 mph | 5:36am


    Max:  8 mph at 12:00am

    Daily Average Direction: 45



    Barometric (Sea Level) Pressure


    Current: 30.045" & Falling
    at 5:36am

    Rate: -0.000" past hour
    24-hour Difference: -0.045"
    Max: 30.097" at 12:00am
    Min: 30.034" at 4:46am
    Average: 30.045"


    Rainfall

    Hourly: 0.00" at 5:36am
    Rain Rate: 0.00" per hour

    Daily: 0.00" thru 5:36am

    Past 24-hours ending 5:36am: 0.00"

    Monthly: 4.88"
    Yearly: 47.78"


    Sun & Moon

     Sunrise: 6:48am  Sunset: 7:18pm

    Moonrise: 10:51am
    Moonset: 10:02pm


    Station Seasonal Snowfall
    2017-2018


    TRACE 12/9/17
    TRACE 12/12/17
    TRACE 12/13/17
    TRACE 12/28/17
    4.0" 1/3/18
    7.0" 1/4/18 [record]
    3.0" 1/17/18 [record]
    TRACE 1/18/18
    0.1" 1/30/18
    TRACE 2/02/18
    2.3" 3/12/18 [record]
    TRACE 3/21/18

    Season-to-date 16.4"



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