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Regional Hourly Observations For BUTLER County
200 PM CST SAT JAN 20 2018
INTERIOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GREENVILLE FAIR 65 35 33 MISG 30.23F EVERGREEN FAIR 65 39 38 CALM 30.24F ATMORE* N/A N/A N/A N/A S2 N/A ANDALUSIA/OPP FAIR 66 38 35 NE3 30.24F ANDALUSIA* N/A 63 39 42 E5 30.24F FLORALA APT FAIR 64 38 38 E5 30.27F FLORALA* N/A 63 39 42 NE2 31.00F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 200pm CST, Saturday January 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 63 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 36%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 67 degrees at Maxwell AFB. The lowest temperature is 58 degrees at Auburn.
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 BUTLER County, AL
435 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday Warmer temperatures and a return of a moist southerly wind could result in areas of fog Sunday night. Some fog could be locally dense, especially near the coast. Hazardous driving conditions due to poor visibility may be possible Sunday night. Scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected Monday afternoon and Monday night. A few storms may become strong to marginally severe, with winds gusting to 55 mph and small hail being the most likely threats. A moderate to occasionally strong onshore wind late Sunday through Monday will bring a moderate risk of rip currents to area beaches. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not expected through Friday.
7-Day Forecast For BUTLER County, Alabama
337 AM CST Sat Jan 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 JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2 FEB JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Saturday January 20, 2018 the 20th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -19.900000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 07:50 EST Set 18:08 EST Transit Meridian 12:59 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:25 EST Ends 18:34 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
JANUARY 20TH HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1937... The wettest Inaugural Day of record with 1.77 inches of rain in 24 hours. Temperatures were only in the 30s as Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworm in for his second term. (David Ludlum) Also...in 1937...A record crest on the Rough River was attained with a stage of 31.8 feet at Dundee. (NWS Louisville) ...1943... Strange vertical antics took place in the Black Hills of South Dakota. While the temperature at Deadwood was a frigid 16 degrees below zero, the town of Lead, just a mile and a half away, but 600 feet higher in elevation, reported a balmy 52 degree reading. (David Ludlum) ...1954... The temperature at Rogers Pass MT plunged to 70 degrees below zero to establish a new record for the continental U.S. (David Ludlum) ...1978... A paralyzing "Nor'easter" produced a record 21 inches of snow at Boston, 15 to 20 inches in Rhode Island, and one to two feet of snow in Pennsylvania. Winds along the coast of Connecticut gusted to 70 mph. (David Ludlum) Also... Louisville's deepest snowcover: 19 inches. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Gale force winds lingered along the northern Atlantic coast in the wake of a holiday weekend storm. High winds along the eastern slopes of the Northern Rockies gusted to 67 mph at Livingston MT, and high winds in southern California gusted to 70 mph near San Bernardino. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A storm in the Upper Midwest produced heavy snow and gale force winds. Up to 27.5 inches of snow was reported along the Lake Superior shoreline of Michigan, with 22 inches at Marquette. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... The temperature in the Washington D.C. area warmed into the lower 50s for the Presidential Inauguration during the late morning hours, before gusty northwest winds ushered in colder air that afternoon. (National Weather Summary) ...1990... While heavy thunderstorm rains drenched the Central Gulf Coast States, with 4.23 inches reported at Centreville AL in 24 hours, unseasonably warm weather continued across Florida. Five cities in Florida reported record high temperatures for the date. Tampa FL equalled their record high for January of 85 degrees. (National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky