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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
1200 PM CDT SUN MAY 27 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS FAIR 84 70 62 E6 29.94F HUNTSVILLE PTSUNNY 83 70 64 SE8 29.94F DECATUR PTSUNNY 83 70 64 SE8 29.94F HALEYVILLE N/A N/A N/A N/A MISG N/A GADSDEN FAIR 85 74 69 NE7 29.94F HX 92
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at 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 CHEROKEE County, AL
452 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday. Alberto is forecast to make landfall in the Florida panhandle on Monday and move into south Alabama Monday night. Isolated brief tornadoes are possible across areas east of I-65 and south of I-20 Monday afternoon and Monday night. The current track takes the center of Alberto northward along the I-65 corridor on Tuesday. Isolated brief tornadoes are possible across areas east of I-65 during the day Tuesday and into Tuesday evening. Localized flooding is likely Monday and Tuesday for areas along and east of I-65. The strongest sustained winds from Alberto will be across areas along and south of I-85 Monday night. Sustained winds of 20-25 mph are possible with higher gusts, and a wind advisory may be required. Any change in the track of Alberto will make significant changes in the threat areas, and local forecasts and outlooks should be monitored closely for the latest information. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be required Monday afternoon and into Tuesday.
7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, Alabama
1230 PM CDT Sun May 27 2018
THIS AFTERNOON TONIGHT MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 1-JUN 5 JUN 3-JUN 9 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Normal Normal Below 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
Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.460000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:41 EDT Set 20:50 EDT Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 21:17 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
//////////////////////////// MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1896... A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1873... A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington County Indiana). (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky