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Regional Hourly Observations For LAUDERDALE County
700 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
NORTHWEST ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS COURTLAND HCN N/A 81 N/A N/A CALM N/A RUSSELLVILLE N/A 73 N/A N/A MISG N/A SHOALS AIRPORT FAIR 78 74 87 W8 30.02F 6HR MIN TEMP: 77; 6HR MAX TEMP: 86; 6HR PCP: TRACE; SHOALS TVA RES N/A 77 N/A N/A MISG N/A
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder central. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Anniston. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Montgomery.
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 LAUDERDALE County, AL
444 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018 DAY ONE TonightScattered to numerous thunderstorms are possible this evening and overnight, as multiple upper disturbances gradually move eastward across the region. A few of the stronger storms will be capable of gusty winds to 50 mph. In addition, multiple episodes of heavy rainfall over the same location may translate into localized flooding on some roads and low lying areas. The thunderstorm threat will gradually diminish after midnight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Numerous thunderstorms will be possible Monday through Tuesday, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms will become more isolated to scattered in nature Wednesday through Saturday. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For LAUDERDALE County, Alabama
642 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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 July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.360000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:49 EDT Set 20:58 EDT Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 21:25 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
//////////////////////////// JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1916... A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22 inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum) ...1954... The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S. Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July. Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky