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Alabama, but a 3-5k ft deck of clouds can been seen on visible
satellite just to our north in association with a passing upper 
trough. The southern edge of the deck may skirt the northern 
counties late afternoon or early evening, but conditions will 
remain dry area wide. The only downside today, if you can even 
call it that, is the slightly breezy NW winds. Gusts up to 20 mph 
will continue through sunset.

Surface high pressure will continue to build in from the west
overnight. Expect clear skies with overnight lows generally in 
the low 30s, but some upper 20s are possible across the north.


Wednesday through Monday.

We'll be in the middle of a stretch of fair weather on Wednesday, 
and a shortwave passing through will have little to no sensible 
weather impacts. Afternoon highs should be in the 50s for most 
locations. A cold night is expected to follow as surface high 
pressure becomes centered nearby. Lows on Thursday should range 
from the mid 20s North to lower 30s South. Many locations may 
reach or exceed the 60F mark on Thursday and again on Friday as a
deep-layer ridge builds across the region. 

Southerly flow is expected to increase Friday night through the 
weekend as the trough to our west approaches. The advection of 
moisture and warmer air northward in advance of a cold front could
yield widespread showers for Saturday and Sunday. This surface
front should get booted eastward on Sunday by the upper-level
shortwave, leading to cool and dry conditions on Monday.


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Regional Hourly Observations For BARBOUR County
300 PM CST TUE JAN 23 2018
DOTHAN         FAIR      64  30  27 NW14      30.07S                  
OZARK          FAIR      63  29  27 NW10      30.04S                  
TROY           FAIR      61  31  32 W12       30.07R                  
EUFAULA        FAIR      65  32  29 VRB5      30.03R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 300pm CST, Tuesday January 23, 2018

Across Alabama...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 25%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 9 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 66 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at Muscle Shoals.

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 BARBOUR County, AL

307 AM CST Tue Jan 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.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management is not
expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BARBOUR County, Alabama
330 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows around 30. North winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

Not as cool. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

Colder. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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 
                JAN 29-FEB 2 JAN 31-FEB 6    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Tuesday January 23, 2018 the 23th Day of Year

Declination -19.200000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:49 EST Set 18:11 EST
Transit Meridian 12:59 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:24 EST Ends 18:37 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

The coldest day of the coldest month of record in the northeastern U.S. A
British Army thermometer in New York City registered a reading of 16
degrees below zero. During that infamous hard winter the harbor was frozen
solid for five weeks, and the port was cut off from sea supply. (David
The temperature at Prospect Creek AK plunged to 80 degrees below zero, the
coldest reading of record for the United States. (David Ludlum)
Strong winds ushered bitterly cold air into the north central U.S., and
produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in
northwest Lower Michigan ranged up to 17 inches in Leelanau County. Wind
chill temperatures reached 70 degrees below zero at Sault Ste Marie MI and
Hibbing MN. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Northeastern Colorado experienced its most severe windstorm in years. A
wind gust to 92 mph was recorded at Boulder CO before the anenometer blew
away, and in the mountains, a wind gust to 120 mph was reported at Mines
Peak. The high winds blew down a partially constructed viaduct east of
Boulder, as nine unanchored concrete girders, each weighing forty-five
tons, were blown off their supports. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Low pressure brought heavy snow to Wyoming, with 18 inches reported at the
Shoshone National Forest, and 17 inches in the Yellowstone Park area.
Gunnison CO, with a low of 19 degrees below zero, was the cold spot in the
nation for the twelfth day in a row. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
A Pacific cold front brought strong and gusty winds to the northwestern
U.S. Winds in southeastern Idaho gusted to 62 mph at Burley. Strong winds
also prevailed along the eastern slopes of the northern and central
Rockies. Winds in Wyoming gusted to 74 mph in Goshen County. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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