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Regional Hourly Observations For BIBB County
500 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018
CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BIRMINGHAM PTSUNNY 85 71 63 SW10 29.98F HX 90 MONTGOMERY LGT RAIN 77 75 93 S8 30.01F SHELBY CO ARPT PTSUNNY 81 74 79 CALM 29.97F MAXWELL AFB LGT RAIN 77 75 95 S7 29.99S GREENVILLE TSTM 74 70 87 SW7 30.05S VSB 1 SELMA FAIR 75 73 94 S6 29.99F PRATTVILLE FAIR 75 75 100 CALM 29.99F BESSEMER FAIR 79 75 87 SW7 29.99F TALLADEGA FAIR 87 74 66 W10 29.96F HX 96 PELL CITY PTCLDY 88 75 66 SW14 29.96S HX 97 MARION NOT AVBL SYLACAUGA TSTM 76 76 100 CALM 30.00S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Saturday August 18, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 90 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Muscle Shoals. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Evergreen and Alexander City.
Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.
U.S. Radar Map, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BIBB County, AL
502 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For BIBB County, Alabama
502 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above Above Above Precipitation: Normal Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Saturday August 18, 2018 the 230th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 12.780000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:13 EDT Set 20:30 EDT Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 20:55 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
////////////////////////// AUGUST 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1925... During the late morning hours a severe hailstorm struck southeastern Iowa completely destroying crops along a path six to ten miles wide and 75 miles long. The hail also injured and killed poultry and livestock, and caused a total of 2.5 million dollars damage. The hailstorm flattened fields of corn to such an extent that many had to leave their farms in search of other work. It was one of the worst hailstorms of record for the nation. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... Hurricane Alicia, a category 3 storm made landfall near Galveston. Winds gusted to 130 mph with a storm surge of 12 feet. 22 tornadoes were spawned. Parts of Houston received 11 inches of rain. 12 people died and 1800 were injured. Total damage estimated at $3 billion. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Thirteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Orlando FL with a reading of 98 degrees, and Portland ME with a high of 94 degrees. Newark NJ reached 90 degrees for the thirty-sixth time of the year, their second highest total of record. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Twenty-two cities, from the Carolinas to the Upper Ohio Valley, reported record high temperatures for the date, pushing the total number of daily record highs since the first of June above the 1100 mark. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees at Greensboro NC and 105 degrees at Raleigh NC equalled all-time records. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Scobey. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region and the Upper Ohio Valley produced torrential rains in eastern Virginia during the late morning and afternoon hours. Totals ranged up to twelve inches at Yorktown. Williamsburg VA was deluged with 10.78 inches of rain between 6 AM and 10 AM, with 6.72 inches reported in just two hours. Flash flooding caused nearly twelve million dollars damage in Accomack County VA. Early evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced walnut size hail and wind gusts to 80 mph around Casper WY. Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the Yellowstone Park area, causing fifteen mudslides. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... At 1 pm Bowling Green recorded an exceptionally high dew point of 81 degrees. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky