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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS CLOUDY 51 44 77 W17 29.68S HUNTSVILLE CLOUDY 51 47 86 W8 29.65R DECATUR CLOUDY 51 46 83 W15G21 29.66S HALEYVILLE LGT RAIN 48 48 100 NW9 29.70R GADSDEN CLOUDY 59 51 75 W9 29.64R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 51 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the west at 15 mph with gusts at 21 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 16 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Dothan. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and Decatur.
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 JACKSON County, AL
305 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightPatchy dense fog is possible through the early morning hours in areas east of Interstate 65. Brief freezing temperatures are possible in isolated locations tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Widespread low temperatures below freezing are possible Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Isolated thunderstorms return to the forecast Saturday through Monday. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, Alabama
1212 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above 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
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:51 EDT Set 19:00 EDT Transit Meridian 12:55 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 19:24 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky