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

 
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Conditions at 1:10 pm EDT on 09/27/2016 (DOY 271 17:10 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   10.1 kts   (5.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   13.4 kts   (6.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   269° (W)
Air Temperature:   59.2 °F   (15.1 °C)
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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 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
20162711300 10.1 13.0 14.0 281 59.2
20162711200 14.2 17.3 24.5 277 59.2
20162711100 12.4 15.6 23.5 254 57.4
20162711000 13.6 15.4 17.9 251 55.6
20162710900 14.0 16.1 16.3 250 54.1
20162710800 14.2 16.5 17.3 239 54.0
20162710700 15.9 17.7 20.0 244 54.3
20162710600 12.1 14.4 18.1 247 54.3
20162710500 13.2 15.0 18.7 248 53.8
20162710400 13.8 15.0 16.9 242 54.5
20162710300 10.9 12.4 16.9 250 53.1
20162710200 13.4 15.4 15.4 260 53.6
20162710100 13.2 14.8 17.7 264 53.6
20162710000 14.4 16.1 18.5 258 53.4
20162702300 12.8 14.8 18.7 250 53.4
20162702200 13.6 15.2 18.5 268 55.0
20162702100 12.4 14.0 17.1 271 56.1
20162702000 10.7 12.8 19.2 268 55.9
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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