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

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Conditions at 5:10 am EDT on 08/19/2017 (DOY 231 09:10 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   7.4 kts   (3.8 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   9.1 kts   (4.7 m/s)
Wind Direction:   306° (NW)
Air Temperature:   60.8 °F   (16.0 °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
20172310500 10.3 11.7 12.6 314 61.3
20172310400 8.4 11.9 13.6 280 62.2
20172310300 9.1 11.7 13.2 282 62.1
20172310200 6.6 8.7 13.0 283 62.4
20172310100 8.2 10.3 11.1 290 62.8
20172310000 8.2 11.3 13.0 295 63.0
20172302300 8.0 9.5 13.2 302 63.3
20172302200 7.6 9.5 13.2 310 63.5
20172302100 10.7 13.8 17.1 305 63.7
20172302000 11.5 16.7 17.9 304 64.9
20172301900 10.9 15.6 19.6 313 65.8
20172301800 15.4 20.2 20.2 298 66.2
20172301700 13.0 18.5 19.6 309 66.2
20172301600 12.2 17.7 22.2 293 66.7
20172301500 13.0 16.3 23.5 303 68.0
20172301400 17.5 23.1 23.3 310 69.3
20172301300 14.2 20.4 22.9 285 70.0
20172301200 12.1 14.4 22.6 281 69.8
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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