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.SHORT TERM...
Today and Tonight. 

High pressure will remain centered over the area and will 
dominate the weather through tonight. Winds will be light and 
skies will be generally clear. The only clouds will be associated 
with a passing disturbance to the north overnight. There will be 
an increase in clouds in the northeast early and then slide over 
to the northeast by sunrise. Highs today will be a little warmer 
with all areas reaching the 60s. Lows will drop off into the 30s. 

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.LONG TERM...
Sunday through Saturday.

Not a lot of adjustments were made to the long-term period with 
regards to weather across central Alabama. A warm and pleasant 
weekend is in store as a stable continental airmass continues to 
reside over the southeastern CONUS through Sunday. With high 
pressure and sunny skies, expecting highs in the low to upper 60s 
across the area Sunday afternoon. An upper-level trough will be 
moving across the Midwest and will generally move southeastward 
towards the Ohio Valley by Monday. Downstream, some light rain 
showers could develop along an associated frontal boundary where 
increasing moisture content (PWs ~1.0") will advect from the 
southwest. PoPs are still generally in the 10-15% range for the area 
as forcing still appears to be rather weak/diffuse with this feature 
and forecast soundings indicate plenty of dry air aloft. Once this 
front clears the area to the southeast, another surface anticyclone 
encompasses the southeast CONUS and provides more stable weather 
with afternoon temperatures in the 50s/60s. Some increasing 
confidence in rain chances for next weekend as the polar and sub-
tropical jet may interact with a mid/upper-level disturbance, though 
lack forecast specificity at this time.

40/Sizemore


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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 Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, Alabama
1150 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Light winds.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
                              ALABAMA                                                                     
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                 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 Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

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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