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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 10/19/2017 (DOY 292 16:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   14.8 kts   (7.6 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   18.1 kts   (9.3 m/s)
Wind Direction:   288° (WNW)
Air Temperature:   60.1 °F   (15.6 °C)
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[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 3]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 4]
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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
20172921200 13.2 17.1 20.6 281 59.7
20172921100 11.7 15.4 24.9 285 58.5
20172921000 10.3 14.4 20.8 292 57.4
20172920900 4.9 6.6 15.9 294 55.8
20172920800 7.6 10.3 10.3 289 55.9
20172920700 8.6 11.1 13.0 283 57.6
20172920600 11.1 13.8 13.8 261 58.8
20172920500 9.9 13.2 21.2 268 60.1
20172920400 10.9 12.8 17.5 256 60.1
20172920300 13.0 14.8 17.1 252 59.4
20172920200 15.0 16.3 18.7 247 59.7
20172920100 15.4 17.5 21.0 251 60.8
20172920000 19.8 23.3 27.6 247 61.2
20172912300 20.4 22.2 26.0 243 61.9
20172912200 17.7 21.8 25.1 237 62.1
20172912100 15.0 18.1 22.6 228 62.2
20172912000 15.9 17.9 22.7 216 62.8
20172911900 14.6 16.5 18.3 229 65.5
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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