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

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Conditions at 10:00 pm EDT on 10/17/2017 (DOY 291 02:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   1.4 kts   (0.7 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   1.6 kts   (0.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   263° (W)
Air Temperature:   55.6 °F   (13.1 °C)
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Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 1]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 2]
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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
20172902200 1.4 1.6 1.6 263 55.6
20172902100 3.9 4.5 5.2 303 57.2
20172902000 1.4 1.6 5.1 280 60.3
20172901900 4.5 5.2 5.4 297 63.7
20172901800 9.5 10.9 10.9 284 66.4
20172901700 12.1 15.2 16.9 268 66.9
20172901600 10.9 15.4 17.5 297 67.6
20172901500 14.0 18.1 18.7 271 66.4
20172901400 12.1 15.0 21.2 287 64.6
20172901300 12.4 15.2 23.3 273 62.6
20172901200 16.3 19.6 23.3 282 59.9
20172901100 14.4 17.7 25.1 278 58.5
20172901000 15.7 18.5 23.9 275 55.8
20172900900 11.9 16.9 21.2 266 52.2
20172900800 15.7 18.5 18.5 256 49.5
20172900700 9.5 10.7 18.5 259 47.8
20172900600 12.2 14.0 14.8 232 47.3
20172900500 10.9 13.0 15.9 245 47.3
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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