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Regional Hourly Observations For RANDOLPH County
400 PM CDT THU OCT 19 2017
EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ANNISTON SUNNY 76 49 38 SE3 30.23F ALEXANDER CITY SUNNY 74 54 49 NE3 30.22F AUBURN SUNNY 75 53 46 CALM 30.23S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Mobile, Dothan, and Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Gadsden and Alexander City.
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 RANDOLPH County, AL
308 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017 DAY ONE Outlook through Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. 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 RANDOLPH County, Alabama
430 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 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 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)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky