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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Friday, March 24, 2017
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
overcast, Stopped raining
Stopped raining with overcast skies
40.8°F Warmer 0.6°F than last hour.
Currently 40.8, Max: 42.7, Min: 35.2 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-5.3°FColder 5.3°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 42.7°F
Low: 35.2°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Calm NNW
Gust: 0.0
0 Bft - Calm
60-Min Avg: Calm
120-Min Avg: 0.2 mph
Max Gust: 14.0 mph 7:09am
Month: 18.1 mph
Mar 4
Today: 0.66 in
Rate (/hr): 0.02 in
Storm Rain: 0.66 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
March: 6.14 in
Last 7 Days: 3.42 in
Rain Season: 85.15 in
Rain Days: 19 in 2017
8 rain days in March
Last Rain: 3/24/2017 6:18 PM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 30.245 inHg Rising 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.293  | Low:  30.205
Humidity: 96 %  
Humidex: 39.1°F
Dew Point: 39.7°F Increased 0.6°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 40.4°F
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 26 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
24 Mar 2017   High   6.1   
25 Mar 2017   Medium   5.3   
26 Mar 2017   High   6.6   
Solar Noon: 1:12PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 12:22
Sunlight Change: 0:03 Min
Wind Chill Heating Degree Days Sun
Current: 40.8°F
Today: 31.3°F  at 2:07pm
Yesterday: 32.6°F
Last Week: 31.6°F
Record: 14.0°F   08-Dec-2013
Today: 18.7
March: 456.3
2017 to Date: 1986.0
Cooling Degree Days
2017 to Date: 0.0
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:58am
Sunset: 7:20pm
Moonrise: 5:40am
Moonset: 4:52pm
Full Moon: 12 March 2017
New Moon: 02:58 UTC 28 March 2017
Easter: 16 April 2017
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
March: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.64 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in March
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.279 kg/m
Day Time Records
    87.1 F on: Jun 08 2013   23.4F on: Dec 08 2013
Night Time Records
  75.4F on: Oct 09 2003 19.6F on: Dec 08 2013
ICN:18 ISS:Ok CON:4.7 RCP:96%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
-2.2 at 6:48 PM

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Winter Storm Warning Winter Storm Warning - West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada (California)
Click on link above to see details on the 1 NOAA advisory for zone CAZ069.

National Weather Service Forecast for: Alta, California
Updated:2:21 pm PDT Mar 24, 2017

Tonight: Showers.  Low around 39. South southeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Showers

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Chance
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Mostly Cloudy

Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Rain Likely
Sunday Night: Rain before 11pm, then showers after 11pm.  Low around 39. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.Rain

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.Chance
Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.Slight Chance

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.Mostly Sunny
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.Partly Cloudy
Lo 39 °FHi 51 °FLo 37 °FHi 48 °FLo 39 °FHi 49 °FLo 37 °FHi 57 °FLo 44 °F

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