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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
100 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS FAIR 65 42 43 NW3 30.21F HUNTSVILLE FAIR 64 43 46 CALM 30.21F DECATUR FAIR 63 44 50 VRB6 30.21F HALEYVILLE FAIR 64 42 44 W6 30.22F GADSDEN FAIR 62 46 55 CALM 30.22F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 61 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Evergreen. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Gadsden.
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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHEROKEE County, AL
329 AM CST Sat Nov 17 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 CHEROKEE County, Alabama
1150 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 22-26 NOV 24-30 DEC DEC18-FEB19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Normal Normal Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... 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 November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -19.210000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:22 EST Set 17:44 EST Transit Meridian 12:33 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:56 EST Ends 18:10 EST 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
NOVEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1869... Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David Ludlum) ...1927... A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43 inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49 mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky