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Regional Hourly Observations For LIMESTONE County
600 AM CDT SUN AUG 19 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS CLOUDY 76 74 93 CALM 29.97R HUNTSVILLE MOCLDY 74 74 100 CALM 29.96S DECATUR CLOUDY 74 73 97 CALM 29.96S HALEYVILLE CLOUDY 73 72 96 SW6 30.00S FOG GADSDEN CLOUDY 73 73 100 CALM 29.99R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 600am CDT, Sunday August 19, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Troy 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 LIMESTONE County, AL
448 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018 DAY ONE Today and TonightScattered thunderstorms are again possible later today and tonight, as a weak frontal boundary to the northwest edges closer to the area. A few of these storms may produce brief heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Numerous thunderstorms are expected Monday and Monday night, as the front settles into the region and stalls. A few of the stronger storms will be capable of producing gusty winds, very heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. Thunderstorms are then expected to taper off Tuesday night into Wednesday, as the front weakens and moves southeast of the area. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For LIMESTONE County, Alabama
328 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 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 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below 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
Sunday August 19, 2018 the 231th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 12.450000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:13 EDT Set 20:29 EDT Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:49 EDT Ends 20:54 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum) ...1969... 'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum) ...1986... The temperature at San Antonio TX soared to an all-time record high of 108 degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1987... Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons. Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka, and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Raleigh NC reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage to local businesses. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1999...A tornado (F0) touched down briefly near Crab Orchard (Lincoln, County, KY), rendering a trailer unsalvageable. The roof of the trailer was blown 200 feet. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky