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

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Conditions at 12:20 pm EDT on 07/22/2017 (DOY 203 16:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   5.8 kts   (3.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   7.4 kts   (3.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   102° (ESE)
Air Temperature:   68.7 °F   (20.4 °C)
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[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 1]
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----- 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
20172031200 5.4 6.2 7.4 099 68.7
20172031100 9.1 10.3 12.4 118 69.6
20172031000 7.6 10.9 14.8 090 70.0
20172030900 5.2 6.2 11.3 090 69.3
20172030800 0.0 0.0 10.1 000 69.1
20172030700 5.2 6.0 6.0 249 68.2
20172030600 6.4 7.6 7.6 032 68.7
20172030500 7.2 8.2 8.2 229 70.7
20172030400 4.3 4.9 11.5 096 71.1
20172030300 3.3 3.9 5.1 208 70.2
20172030200 5.2 6.2 8.9 184 70.9
20172030100 2.7 3.5 5.1 280 70.2
20172030000 5.6 6.4 7.4 210 70.0
20172022300 6.4 7.6 7.6 232 70.5
20172022200 6.4 6.8 8.2 215 72.5
20172022100 5.8 6.6 7.0 202 72.5
20172022000 5.8 6.2 6.8 189 72.9
20172021900 8.9 9.7 10.1 160 71.8
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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