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

 
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Conditions at 12:00 pm EDT on 08/24/2016 (DOY 237 16:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   13.8 kts   (7.1 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.2 kts   (7.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   186° (S)
Air Temperature:   70.5 °F   (21.4 °C)
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
         1 Day Windrose Plot5 Day Windrose Plot(explanation)         
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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]
6-hr animations: 1  2  3  4

Previous 24 images
(top of hour only): 1  2  3  4

All Images (past 14 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
20162371200 13.8 15.2 15.2 186 70.5
20162371100 12.4 13.2 18.5 178 68.2
20162371000 10.5 11.5 14.4 175 68.5
20162370900 10.5 11.7 12.8 182 67.3
20162370800 11.5 12.4 14.2 197 67.3
20162370700 8.7 9.9 13.6 194 65.5
20162370600 7.6 8.4 9.5 189 65.7
20162370500 10.9 11.5 11.5 194 66.4
20162370400 6.2 7.0 11.3 199 66.6
20162370300 5.8 6.2 7.2 232 66.6
20162370200 3.3 3.7 6.4 256 67.3
20162370100 6.2 6.4 6.4 210 68.0
20162370000 5.8 6.6 7.6 236 68.4
20162362300 6.8 7.8 7.8 246 70.3
20162362200 10.1 10.9 10.9 243 72.5
20162362100 11.3 12.2 13.2 234 74.5
20162362000 12.2 13.4 13.4 234 77.2
20162361900 11.7 13.2 16.9 231 80.8
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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