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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Friday, September 30, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Dry
Dry with clear skies
68.8°F Colder 2.6°F than last hour.
Currently 68.8, Max: 74.2, Min: 50.1 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-7.4°FColder 7.4°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 74.2°F
Low: 50.1°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Wind from SE SE
Gust: 3.0
1 Bft - Light Breeze
60-Min Avg: 2.6 mph
120-Min Avg: 2.5 mph
Max Gust: 15.0 mph 1:25pm
Month: 17.0 mph
Sep 29
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: 0.00 in
Rain Season: 0.11 in
Rain Days: 25 in 2016
7 days since last rain.
Last Rain: 9/22/2016 2:48 PM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 30.009 inHg Falling 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.067  | Low:  30.008
Humidity: 26 % Increased 1% since last hour.
Humidex: 65.0°F
Dew Point: 32.5°F Decreased 1.1°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 52.5°F
New Moon
New Moon, Moon at 29 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
30 Sep 2016   Medium   5.5   
1 Oct 2016   Medium   5.0   
2 Oct 2016   Medium   4.5   
Solar Noon: 12:55PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 11:49
Sunlight Change: -0:03 Min
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Sun
Current: 75.4°F
Today: 76.9°F  11:04am
Yesterday: 79.4°F
Last Week: 87.8°F
Record: 97.2°F   08-Jun-2013
Today: 0.0
September: 31.3
2016 to Date: 358.6
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2797.3
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:59am
Sunset: 6:48pm
Moonrise: 6:35am
Moonset: 6:20pm
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: 1.203 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: MODERATE
70.5 at 4:46 PM

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National Weather Service Forecast for: Alta, California
Updated:3:21 pm PDT Sep 30, 2016

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Mostly Clear


Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. East wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Sunny

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Mostly Clear


Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Showers
Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.Showers

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.Chance
Showers then
Mostly Sunny
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.Partly Cloudy


Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.Mostly Clear

Lo 42 °FHi 62 °FLo 41 °FHi 55 °FLo 35 °FHi 54 °FLo 42 °FHi 62 °FLo 46 °F

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