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

 
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Conditions at 4:10 pm EDT on 07/24/2016 (DOY 206 20:10 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   12.4 kts   (6.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.6 kts   (8.0 m/s)
Wind Direction:   253° (WSW)
Air Temperature:   79.9 °F   (26.6 °C)
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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Webcam Location & Info [Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 1] [Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 2] [Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 4] [Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 4]
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All Images (past 7 days)

-------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] --------
YEARDOY EDT Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
20162061600 13.6 16.5 16.5 221 79.7
20162061500 15.4 17.1 21.8 229 79.3
20162061400 14.0 15.7 20.0 221 79.5
20162061300 18.9 19.6 21.8 166 72.3
20162061200 11.9 13.0 20.0 174 71.4
20162061100 12.8 14.0 14.2 188 71.1
20162061000 11.7 12.8 15.6 180 70.7
20162060900 10.9 11.7 14.8 182 70.3
20162060800 13.0 16.1 17.9 195 72.5
20162060700 9.3 10.5 21.0 163 71.1
20162060600 8.6 8.9 10.3 161 71.4
20162060500 6.6 7.6 10.3 172 71.6
20162060400 6.0 6.8 10.7 168 71.4
20162060300 5.2 6.0 7.4 179 72.0
20162060200 5.6 6.2 6.6 198 71.8
20162060100 7.6 8.6 8.9 188 72.5
20162060000 3.5 4.1 8.2 173 72.3
20162052300 2.9 3.5 5.6 178 73.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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