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Regional Hourly Observations For LOWER MOBILE County
1200 PM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018
COASTAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOBILE REG APT TSTM 75 72 90 E8 30.07R VSB 1 BROOKLEY FIELD TSTM 87 80 79 SE9 30.06S HX 103 USA CAMPUS* NOT AVBL DOG RIVER* N/A 86 79 79 S14 N/A HX 99 CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GULF SHORES PTSUNNY 83 76 79 SW16 30.07S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and thunderstorms south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Dothan. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at Mobile.
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 LOWER MOBILE County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 22-26 JUL 24-30 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above 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
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.020000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:51 EDT Set 20:57 EDT Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:24 EDT Ends 21:24 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
/////////////////////// JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan, including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel) ...1941... A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end. Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The Weather Channel) ...1957... On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort, and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees. Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat, and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with 126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky