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Today and Tonight. 

High pressure will remain centered over the area and will 
dominate the weather through tonight. Winds will be light and 
skies will be generally clear. The only clouds will be associated 
with a passing disturbance to the north overnight. There will be 
an increase in clouds in the northeast early and then slide over 
to the northeast by sunrise. Highs today will be a little warmer 
with all areas reaching the 60s. Lows will drop off into the 30s. 


Sunday through Saturday.

Not a lot of adjustments were made to the long-term period with 
regards to weather across central Alabama. A warm and pleasant 
weekend is in store as a stable continental airmass continues to 
reside over the southeastern CONUS through Sunday. With high 
pressure and sunny skies, expecting highs in the low to upper 60s 
across the area Sunday afternoon. An upper-level trough will be 
moving across the Midwest and will generally move southeastward 
towards the Ohio Valley by Monday. Downstream, some light rain 
showers could develop along an associated frontal boundary where 
increasing moisture content (PWs ~1.0") will advect from the 
southwest. PoPs are still generally in the 10-15% range for the area 
as forcing still appears to be rather weak/diffuse with this feature 
and forecast soundings indicate plenty of dry air aloft. Once this 
front clears the area to the southeast, another surface anticyclone 
encompasses the southeast CONUS and provides more stable weather 
with afternoon temperatures in the 50s/60s. Some increasing 
confidence in rain chances for next weekend as the polar and sub-
tropical jet may interact with a mid/upper-level disturbance, though 
lack forecast specificity at this time.


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Regional Hourly Observations For MOBILE County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 100pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Alabama...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are variable at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Evergreen and Dothan. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Gadsden.

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 MOBILE County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

Current FORECAST not available 12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:22 EST Set 17:44 EST
Transit Meridian 12:33 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:56 EST Ends 18:10 EST

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

Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky