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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Monday, March 27, 2017
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
overcast, Dry
Dry with overcast skies
41.0°F Colder 0.2°F than last hour.
Currently 41.0, Max: 41.4, Min: 39.7 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
3.8°FWarmer 3.8°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 41.4°F
Low: 39.7°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Calm SE
Gust: 0.0
0 Bft - Calm
60-Min Avg: Calm
120-Min Avg: 0.1 mph
Max Gust: 7.0 mph 2:18am
Month: 18.1 mph
Mar 4
Today: 0.06 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.46 in
Yesterday: 0.39 in
March: 6.70 in
Last 7 Days: 4.51 in
Rain Season: 85.71 in
Rain Days: 22 in 2017
11 rain days in March
Last Rain: 3/27/2017 1:03 AM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 30.108 inHg Falling 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.124  | Low:  30.092
Humidity: 95 %  
Humidex: 39.3°F
Dew Point: 39.7°F Decreased 0.2°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 40.4°F
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 28 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
27 Mar 2017   Medium   5.2   
28 Mar 2017   High   6.2   
29 Mar 2017   High   6.4   
Solar Noon: 1:12PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 12:27
Sunlight Change: 0:03 Min
Wind Chill Heating Degree Days Sun
Current: 41.0°F
Today: 39.5°F  at 1:02am
Yesterday: 34.8°F
Last Week: 31.6°F
Record: 14.0°F   08-Dec-2013
Today: 3.5
March: 510.1
2017 to Date: 2039.8
Cooling Degree Days
2017 to Date: 0.0
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:55am
Sunset: 7:22pm
Moonrise: 6:53am
Moonset: 5:58pm
Full Moon: 12 March 2017
New Moon: 02:58 UTC 28 March 2017
Easter: 16 April 2017
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
March: 0.00 in
Season Total: 0.64 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in March
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.273 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:13 ISS:Ok CON:4.7 RCP:96%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
-2.2 at 03:33 AM

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Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory - West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada (California)
Click on link above to see details on the 1 NOAA advisory for zone CAZ069.

National Weather Service Forecast for: Alta, California
Updated:2:31 pm PDT Mar 26, 2017

Overnight: Showers.  Low around 36. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Showers

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Chance
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Partly Cloudy

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Sunny
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 9 mph becoming east in the evening. Partly Cloudy

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.Mostly Sunny
Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.Slight Chance

Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.Chance
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.Mostly Clear
Lo 36 °FHi 50 °FLo 38 °FHi 62 °FLo 45 °FHi 64 °FLo 44 °FHi 55 °FLo 37 °F

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