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Alpena, MI  (APNM4)  45° 03´ 35" N,   83° 25´ 25" W

 
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Conditions at 7:30 am EST on 02/14/2016 (DOY 045 12:30 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   3.3 kts   (1.7 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   4.5 kts   (2.3 m/s)
Wind Direction:   309° (NW)
Air Temperature:   1.2 °F   (-17.1 °C)
Wind Chill:   -7.1 °F   (-21.7 °C)
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-------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] --------
YEARDOY EST Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
20160450700 4.5 5.2 5.2 288 1.8
20160450600 4.7 5.2 6.8 308 3.2
20160450500 4.5 5.2 5.4 326 5.9
20160450400 4.5 5.6 7.2 318 5.5
20160450300 6.6 7.2 8.2 319 4.5
20160450200 7.8 8.7 8.7 327 3.9
20160450100 4.9 6.0 9.1 330 3.7
20160450000 7.4 9.1 9.1 299 3.7
20160442300 5.2 7.2 8.9 294 3.7
20160442200 5.2 6.2 8.2 296 5.0
20160442100 7.8 9.3 10.7 291 5.9
20160442000 6.8 9.1 9.5 301 5.5
20160441900 6.0 7.4 10.7 293 5.4
20160441800 6.8 8.6 10.7 305 6.3
20160441700 8.9 10.5 16.1 329 6.4
20160441600 11.1 16.5 18.3 321 5.9
20160441500 10.5 14.0 17.5 354 4.5
20160441400 10.1 13.0 19.2 339 3.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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