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

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Conditions at 8:20 am EST on 02/27/2017 (DOY 058 13:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   2.9 kts   (1.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   3.7 kts   (1.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   286° (WNW)
Air Temperature:   25.7 °F   (-3.5 °C)
Wind Chill:   21.7 °F   (-5.7 °C)
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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All Images (past 14 days)

-------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] --------
YEARDOY EST Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
20170580800 2.1 2.5 3.9 299 25.7
20170580700 5.1 5.8 6.4 329 25.0
20170580600 3.5 4.1 6.2 312 25.3
20170580500 8.6 10.5 10.5 334 26.4
20170580400 5.8 7.2 12.6 328 27.9
20170580300 5.8 7.6 12.8 344 28.8
20170580200 10.7 13.8 13.8 339 29.7
20170580100 7.2 8.7 17.9 316 31.6
20170580000 9.3 11.7 18.7 336 32.9
20170572300 8.2 9.5 10.9 304 35.6
20170572200 13.6 17.9 20.6 276 35.4
20170572100 12.2 15.0 18.9 266 35.2
20170572000 13.2 15.7 19.4 265 34.7
20170571900 16.1 18.5 20.0 257 34.7
20170571800 17.5 21.4 22.9 253 35.2
20170571700 15.6 18.5 26.8 248 33.8
20170571600 21.0 24.3 29.9 245 34.3
20170571500 21.8 26.4 26.6 251 34.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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