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Regional Hourly Observations For BUTLER County
500 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017
INTERIOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GREENVILLE LGT RAIN 75 69 81 N5 30.01F EVERGREEN HVY RAIN 70 69 97 CALM 30.02R FOG ATMORE* N/A N/A N/A N/A S2 N/A ANDALUSIA/OPP CLOUDY 82 68 62 SE3 30.00F ANDALUSIA* N/A 79 68 69 SE7 30.00S FLORALA APT LGT RAIN 79 68 69 SE6 30.03S FLORALA* N/A 79 70 73 NE2 30.69S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Sunday October 22, 2017
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 76 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and heavy rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the southeast at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to heavy rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Dothan. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Mobile.
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
615 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Numerous to widespread showers and thunderstorms will move across the region ahead of an approaching cold front this afternoon and tonight. Locally heavy rainfall may result in ponding of water on roadways along with minor flooding of urban and low lying areas. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible mostly ahead of the cold front late this afternoon and this evening. Damaging straightline winds with maybe a few isolated brief tornadoes will be possible late this afternoon through this evening. A high risk for rip currents will continue along the coastal beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida through this evening. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday A moderate risk for rip currents can be expected along the gulf beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida on Monday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not expected through Saturday.
7-Day Forecast For BUTLER County, Alabama
357 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Above Precipitation: Above Below 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
Sunday October 22, 2017 the 295th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.470000 Distance 0.999722 AU Rise 07:59 EDT Set 19:05 EDT Transit Meridian 13:32 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:30 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
///////////////////////// OCTOBER 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1965... The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1985... A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of 190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30 degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National Weather Summary) Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75 mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky