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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Saturday, October 22, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Dry
Dry with clear skies
66.1°F Colder 0.3°F than last hour.
Currently 66.1, Max: 66.7, Min: 43.8 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-4°FColder 4°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 66.7°F
Low: 43.8°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Wind from ESE ESE
Gust: 2.0
0 Bft - Light Air
60-Min Avg: 1.7 mph
120-Min Avg: 0.8 mph
Max Gust: 7.0 mph 1:48pm
Month: 21.0 mph
Oct 16
Today: 0.00 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
October: 6.83 in
Last 7 Days: 4.67 in
Rain Season: 6.94 in
Rain Days: 29 in 2016
4 days since last rain.
Last Rain: 10/17/2016 2:57 PM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 29.940 inHg Falling 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 29.974  | Low:  29.940
Humidity: 47 % Increased 7% since last hour.
Humidex: 66.4°F
Dew Point: 45.3°F Increased 4°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 55.5°F
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 22 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
22 Oct 2016   Medium   4.3   
23 Oct 2016   Medium   4.1   
24 Oct 2016   Medium   3.9   
Solar Noon: 12:51PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 10:54
Sunlight Change: -0:02 Min
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Sun
Current: 78.2°F
Today: 66.7°F  1:31pm
Yesterday: 77.4°F
Last Week: 77.5°F
Record: 97.2°F   08-Jun-2013
Today: 0.0
October: 0.0
2016 to Date: 358.6
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 3105.2
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 7:21am
Sunset: 6:15pm
Moonrise: 11:36pm
Moonset: 1:56pm
Full Moon: 16 October 2016
New Moon: 17:39 UTC 30 October 2016
Easter: 27 March 2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
October: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in October
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.205 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:0 ISS:Ok CON:4.7 RCP:98%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
22.3 at 2:23 PM

NOAA & the National Weather Service Live Active Weather Alerts
There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for zone CAZ069.

National Weather Service Forecast for: Alta, California
Updated:2:11 am PDT Oct 22, 2016
This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South southwest wind around 9 mph. Partly Sunny

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Mostly Clear

Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Increasing
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Mostly Cloudy

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance
Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.Showers

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.Chance
Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.Slight Chance

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.Mostly Sunny
Hi 65 °FLo 49 °FHi 64 °FLo 45 °FHi 55 °FLo 45 °FHi 58 °FLo 47 °FHi 64 °F

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