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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Monday, December 05, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Dry
Dry with clear skies
32.8°F Colder 1.1°F than last hour.
Currently 32.8, Max: 35.4, Min: 32.8 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-3.4°FColder 3.4°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 35.4°F
Low: 32.8°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: Calm
Max Gust: 2.0 mph 2:05am
Month: 10.0 mph
Dec 2
Today: 0.00 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
December: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.16 in
Rain Season: 16.80 in
Rain Days: 46 in 2016
6 days since last rain.
Last Rain: 11/28/2016 10:00 AM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 30.136 inHg Falling 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.174  | Low:  30.135
Humidity: 91 % Increased 3% since last hour.
Humidex: 28.5°F
Dew Point: 30.5°F Decreased 0.3°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 31.9°F
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent, Moon at 5 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
5 Dec 2016   Low   2.1   
6 Dec 2016   Low   1.9   
7 Dec 2016   Low   2.0   
Solar Noon: 11:57AM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 09:31
Sunlight Change: 0:00 Min
Wind Chill Heating Degree Days Sun
Current: 32.8°F
Today: 32.8°F  at 4:27am
Yesterday: 35.1°F
Last Week: 27.9°F
Record: 14.0°F   08-Dec-2013
Today: 5.6
December: 107.4
2016 to Date: 3959.6
Cooling Degree Days
2016 to Date: 358.6
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 7:09am
Sunset: 4:40pm
Moonrise: 11:35am
Moonset: 9:34pm
Full Moon: 14 December 2016
New Moon: 06:54 UTC 29 December 2016
Easter: 27 March 2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
December: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in December
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.297 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:1 ISS:Ok CON:4.7 RCP:98%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
-2.1 at 04:34 AM

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:4:01 am PST Dec 5, 2016

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. East wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Mostly Sunny

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Partly Cloudy

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Slight Chance
Snow Showers
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the evening. Partly Cloudy

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Partly Sunny
Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Chance

Thursday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.Rain Likely
Thursday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.Rain

Friday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a high near 45.Heavy Rain
Hi 45 °FLo 27 °FHi 39 °FLo 28 °FHi 42 °FLo 33 °FHi 47 °FLo 42 °FHi 45 °F

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