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Regional Hourly Observations For LOWNDES County
1200 AM CDT WED OCT 24 2018
CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BIRMINGHAM FAIR 47 45 93 CALM 30.23S MONTGOMERY FAIR 57 53 86 CALM 30.18S SHELBY CO ARPT FAIR 48 46 93 CALM 30.19F MAXWELL AFB NOT AVBL GREENVILLE FAIR 58 53 84 N5 30.16F SELMA FAIR 54 52 94 CALM 30.18S PRATTVILLE FAIR 54 52 92 CALM 30.17F BESSEMER FAIR 48 46 93 N5 30.21F TALLADEGA FAIR 45 45 100 CALM 30.21S PELL CITY CLEAR 43 43 100 CALM 30.21S MARION FAIR 52 49 90 CALM 30.18S FOG SYLACAUGA FAIR 46 46 100 CALM 30.20S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 62 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 66 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Decatur and Anniston.
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 LOWNDES County, AL
303 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. 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 LOWNDES County, Alabama
1230 AM CDT Wed Oct 24 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 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above 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
Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -12.080000 Distance 0.999722 AU Rise 08:00 EDT Set 19:03 EDT Transit Meridian 13:32 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EDT Ends 19:28 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 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1785... A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to bridges and mills. (David Ludlum) ...1878... A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane was the worst of record. (David Ludlum) ...1937... A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David Ludlum) ...1947... The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1951... Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish a record for October. (The Weather Channel) ...1969... Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight, with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN. Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI. Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit. Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...2001... A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky