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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Dry
Dry with clear skies
71.4°F Colder 4.8°F than last hour.
Currently 71.4, Max: 81.9, Min: 55.0 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-2.2°FColder 2.2°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 81.9°F
Low: 55.0°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 - Calm
60-Min Avg: 1.8 mph
120-Min Avg: 2.2 mph
Max Gust: 14.0 mph 12:45pm
Month: 15.0 mph
Aug 10
Today: 0.00 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
August: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.00 in
Rain Season: 0.00 in
Rain Days: 23 in 2016
73 days since last rain.
Last Rain: 6/18/2016 6:05 AM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 29.885 inHg  
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 29.907  | Low:  29.862
Humidity: 37 % Increased 7% since last hour.
Humidex: 71.1°F
Dew Point: 43.8°F Increased 1.2°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 57.2°F
New Moon
New Moon, Moon at 29 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
31 Aug 2016   High   7.4   
1 Sep 2016   High   7.5   
2 Sep 2016   High   7.3   
Solar Noon: 1:09PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 13:02
Sunlight Change: -0:02 Min
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Sun
Current: 76.8°F
Today: 80.2°F  3:21pm
Yesterday: 82.2°F
Last Week: 84.0°F
Record: 97.2°F   08-Jun-2013
Today: 0.3
August: 118.1
2016 to Date: 326.4
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2685.6
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:33am
Sunset: 7:35pm
Moonrise: 6:48am
Moonset: 7:14pm
Full Moon: 18 August 2016
New Moon: 09:04 UTC 1 September 2016
Easter: 27 March 2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
August: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in August
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.191 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
40.4 at 6:46 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:2:21 pm PDT Aug 31, 2016

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Clear

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Sunny
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Mostly Clear

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Sunny
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east in the evening. Mostly Clear

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.Mostly Sunny
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.Mostly Clear

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.Sunny
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.Mostly Clear
Lo 58 °FHi 78 °FLo 56 °FHi 75 °FLo 57 °FHi 76 °FLo 55 °FHi 75 °FLo 55 °F

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