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Regional Hourly Observations For MARION County
700 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS CLOUDY 55 50 83 NE7 30.23S 6HR MIN TEMP: 55; 6HR MAX TEMP: 57; HUNTSVILLE CLOUDY 56 53 90 N8 30.21R 6HR MIN TEMP: 56; 6HR MAX TEMP: 58; DECATUR LGT RAIN 54 50 86 N8 30.21S 6HR MIN TEMP: 54; 6HR MAX TEMP: 57; 6HR PCP: TRACE; HALEYVILLE LGT RAIN 53 51 93 N6 30.23R 6HR MIN TEMP: 53; 6HR MAX TEMP: 55; 6HR PCP: TRACE; GADSDEN CLOUDY 62 61 96 N8 30.19R 6HR MIN TEMP: 61; 6HR MAX TEMP: 69;
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and fog south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile south. Winds are from the north at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at 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 MARION County, AL
507 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. Dense fog will reduce visibilities to less than one mile at times through 9 am across the southeast. Areas impacted will generally be south of the cold front, or along and south of a Selma to Auburn line. 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 MARION County, Alabama
730 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 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 21-25 OCT 23-29 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
Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -9.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:54 EDT Set 19:13 EDT Transit Meridian 13:33 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EDT Ends 19:37 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 16TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1780... The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville) ...1913... The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal their record for October. (The Weather Channel) ...1925... A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville) ...1937... An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in Minnesota and Iowa. ...1987... Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow. Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky