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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Saturday, September 24, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Dry
Dry with clear skies
69.0°F Colder 5.2°F than last hour.
Currently 69.0, Max: 82.0, Min: 47.6 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
10.8°FWarmer 10.8°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 82.0°F
Low: 47.6°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Calm ESE
Gust: 0.0
0 Bft - Calm
60-Min Avg: 0.7 mph
120-Min Avg: 0.8 mph
Max Gust: 10.0 mph 12:38pm
Month: 16.0 mph
Sep 12
Today: 0.00 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
September: 0.11 in
Last 7 Days: 0.04 in
Rain Season: 0.11 in
Rain Days: 25 in 2016
2 rain days in September
Last Rain: 9/22/2016 2:48 PM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 30.132 inHg Rising 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.227  | Low:  30.119
Humidity: 48 % Increased 9% since last hour.
Humidex: 70.6°F
Dew Point: 48.5°F Increased 0.8°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 58.0°F
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 23 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
24 Sep 2016   High   6.5   
25 Sep 2016   High   6.3   
26 Sep 2016   High   6.6   
Solar Noon: 12:57PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 12:01
Sunlight Change: -0:01 Min
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Sun
Current: 77.2°F
Today: 80.1°F  3:12pm
Yesterday: 76.6°F
Last Week: 84.0°F
Record: 97.2°F   08-Jun-2013
Today: 0.0
September: 16.4
2016 to Date: 343.7
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2796.4
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:55am
Sunset: 6:56pm
Moonrise: 1:41am
Moonset: 3:56pm
Full Moon: 16 September 2016
New Moon: 00:12 UTC 1 October 2016
Easter: 27 March 2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
September: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in September
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
21.4 at 6:54 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:2:06 pm PDT Sep 24, 2016

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind becoming east 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Clear

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Sunny
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. East wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Clear

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Sunny
Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. West wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Clear

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.Sunny
Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.Clear

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.Sunny
Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.Clear
Lo 59 °FHi 87 °FLo 62 °FHi 86 °FLo 62 °FHi 86 °FLo 61 °FHi 83 °FLo 58 °F

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