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Regional Hourly Observations For JEFFERSON County
1200 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BIRMINGHAM MOCLDY 72 64 76 SW5 30.12F MONTGOMERY FAIR 70 69 97 CALM 30.11F SHELBY CO ARPT FAIR 68 65 90 CALM 30.12F MAXWELL AFB FAIR 69 68 98 CALM 30.10F FOG GREENVILLE FAIR 72 68 87 S3 30.11F SELMA FAIR 68 68 100 CALM 30.10F PRATTVILLE FAIR 67 67 100 CALM 30.10F BESSEMER FAIR 66 66 100 S5 30.12F TALLADEGA MOCLDY 66 65 94 CALM 30.11F PELL CITY PTCLDY 68 68 100 S3 30.11F MARION FAIR 67 62 85 CALM 30.10F SYLACAUGA MOCLDY 66 66 100 CALM 30.13S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Mobile. The lowest temperature is 64 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JEFFERSON County, AL
340 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. 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 JEFFERSON County, Alabama
1230 AM CDT Sat Oct 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 OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: 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 October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.680000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:57 EDT Set 19:08 EDT Transit Meridian 13:32 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EDT Ends 19:32 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky