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Regional Hourly Observations For LOWER BALDWIN County
900 PM CDT THU OCT 19 2017
COASTAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOBILE REG APT CLEAR 68 61 78 NE7 30.19R BROOKLEY FIELD CLEAR 74 64 71 NE9 30.19R USA CAMPUS* NOT AVBL DOG RIVER* NOT AVBL CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS GULF SHORES CLEAR 68 60 76 NE5 30.17R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Gadsden.
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 LOWER BALDWIN County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Above Precipitation: Below 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
Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.410000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:56 EDT Set 19:09 EDT Transit Meridian 13:32 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EDT Ends 19:33 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 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1844... The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum) ...1961... Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
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