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Regional Hourly Observations For ETOWAH County
300 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS MOCLDY 76 73 91 S7 29.96F HUNTSVILLE FAIR 74 73 97 S7 29.98S DECATUR CLOUDY 74 72 93 S8 29.97F HALEYVILLE CLOUDY 72 70 93 S7 30.02R GADSDEN CLOUDY 73 73 100 CALM 30.02S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Monday August 20, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Ozark and 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 ETOWAH County, AL
340 AM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For ETOWAH County, Alabama
330 AM CDT Mon Aug 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 AUG 25-29 AUG 27-SEP 2 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Normal 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
Monday August 20, 2018 the 232th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 12.120000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:14 EDT Set 20:28 EDT Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:49 EDT Ends 20:52 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
///////////////////////////// AUGUST 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... The town of Indianola TX was completely destroyed by a hurricane, and never rebuilt. (David Ludlum) ...1910... The "big blow up" of forest fires finally came to an end in Idaho. A record dry August fueled 1736 fires which burned three million acres destroying six billion board feet of timber. The fires claimed the lives of 85 persons, 78 of which were fire fighters, and consumed the entire town of Wallace. The smoke spread a third of the way around the world producing some dark days in the U.S. and Canada. The forest fires prompted federal fire protection laws. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Half a dozen cities in the Central Plains Region reported record high temperatures for the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 102 degrees, and Goodland KS with a high of 104 degrees. Hill City KS reached 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Sheridan WY reported a record hot temperature reading of 100 degrees. Evening thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail near Fortuna ND, and wind gusts to 70 mph near Webster SD. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms produced heavy rain in southeast Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma, with up to six inches reported around Tulsa OK. Some roads in the Tulsa area were closed by water 10 to 12 feet deep. Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. Thunderstorms produced winds gusts to 75 mph in Major County OK, and hail two inches in diameter at Jennings KS. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky