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Local Weather Radio ♣ Today is Friday, May 06, 2016
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
partly cloudy, Dry
Dry with partly cloudy skies
49.0°F Warmer 1°F than last hour.
Currently 49.0, Max: 49.0, Min: 45.5 Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-1.2°FColder 1.2°F than yesterday at this time.
Value Today Yesterday
High: 49.0°F
Low: 45.5°F
NWS High Low
Normal: 59.0°F 42.8°F
Record: 77.0°F 26.6°F
Year: 1976 1967
 Wind from ENE ENE
Gust: 1.0
0 Bft - Calm
60-Min Avg: 0.1 mph
120-Min Avg: 0.1 mph
Max Gust: 3.0 mph 2:04am
Month: 12.0 mph
May 1
Today: 0.09 in
Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.14 in
Yesterday: 0.05 in
May: 0.16 in
Last 7 Days: 0.07 in
Rain Season: 52.89 in
Rain Days: 19 in 2016
3 rain days in May
Last Rain: 5/6/2016 5:16 AM
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 29.843 inHg Falling 0.01 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 29.858  | Low:  29.827
Humidity: 95 % Increased 1% since last hour.
Humidex: 50.3°F
Dew Point: 47.6°F Increased 1.3°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 48.3°F
New Moon
New Moon, Moon at 29 days in cycle
UV Forecast Solar Information
6 May 2016   High   6.9   
7 May 2016   High   7.5   
8 May 2016   High   7.4   
Solar Noon: 1:00PM
Total Sunlight Hrs: 14:03
Sunlight Change: 0:01 Min
Wind Chill Heating Degree Days Sun
Current: 49.0°F
Today: 45.5°F  at 12:40am
Yesterday: 46.6°F
Last Week: 40.0°F
Record: 14.0°F   08-Dec-2013
Today: 7.5
May: 51.3
2016 to Date: 2331.8
Cooling Degree Days
2016 to Date: 0.0
Daylight: Solar Image
Year High: 98.4°F
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 5:58am
Sunset: 8:01pm
Moonrise: 6:10am
Moonset: 6:51pm
Full Moon: 22 April 2016
New Moon: 19:30 UTC 6 May 2016
Easter: 27 March 2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
May: 0.00 in
Season Total: 27.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in May
7 snow days in all 2010
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.241 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:19 ISS:Ok CON:4.7 RCP:98%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
-1.9 at 09:44 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:8:21 am PDT May 6, 2016

Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 55. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Showers


Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 11pm.  Low around 45. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Showers


Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  High near 56. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Showers then
Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Chance

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.Slight Chance
Showers then
Partly Cloudy

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.Mostly Sunny

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.Mostly Clear


Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.Sunny

Hi 55 °FLo 45 °FHi 56 °FLo 47 °FHi 62 °FLo 48 °FHi 68 °FLo 49 °FHi 72 °F

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