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Regional Hourly Observations For SHELBY County
1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BIRMINGHAM CLOUDY 54 46 74 W18 29.70R MONTGOMERY PTSUNNY 64 48 56 W15G24 29.68R SHELBY CO ARPT CLOUDY 56 48 74 W12G22 29.69R MAXWELL AFB PTSUNNY 62 46 56 W8G20 29.66R GREENVILLE PTSUNNY 65 46 50 W13G24 29.68R SELMA CLOUDY 61 46 59 W16G24 29.71R PRATTVILLE PTSUNNY 62 47 57 SW17G24 29.67R BESSEMER CLOUDY 52 46 80 W13G18 29.70R TALLADEGA CLOUDY 60 50 68 W14G20 29.65S PELL CITY PTSUNNY 59 50 72 W10G17 29.66R MARION CLOUDY 57 46 66 W18G28 29.72R SYLACAUGA CLOUDY 62 53 71 W8 29.66R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 51 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the west at 15 mph with gusts at 21 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 16 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Dothan. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and 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 SHELBY County, AL
1136 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Outlook Through Tonight. Winds will increase today and continue to be strong at times through this evening. Look for 15 to 25 mph sustained winds with gusts up to 35 mph across a good portion of Central Alabama. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. Cooler air moving in behind the system will result in the potential for lows at or below freezing across parts of north central Alabama Wednesday night into Thursday morning. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management are not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For SHELBY County, Alabama
1230 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above 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 March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:51 EDT Set 19:00 EDT Transit Meridian 12:55 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 19:24 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky