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Regional Hourly Observations For UPPER MOBILE County
700 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018
COASTAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOBILE REG APT PTSUNNY 87 75 67 S5 29.92F HX 96 6HR MIN TEMP: 87; 6HR MAX TEMP: 95; BROOKLEY FIELD FAIR 87 82 85 S6 29.92F HX 106 6HR MIN TEMP: 86; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; 6HR PCP: 0.01; USA CAMPUS* N/A 86 77 74 SW3 N/A HX 97 DOG RIVER* N/A 86 79 79 SW6 N/A HX 99 CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GULF SHORES FAIR 85 77 78 W5 29.92S HX 95
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Friday July 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 87 degrees central, and near 87 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 88 degrees at Tuscaloosa and Dothan. The lowest temperature is 85 degrees at Shelby County Airport, Decatur, and Alexander City.
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 UPPER 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 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below 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
Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.470000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:53 EDT Set 20:56 EDT Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:26 EDT Ends 21:23 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 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1930... The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106 degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David Ludlum) ...1934... The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1953... Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The Weather Channel) ...1986... The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours, and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky