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

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Conditions at 5:00 pm EST on 11/22/2017 (DOY 326 22:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.0 kts   (3.1 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   7.4 kts   (3.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   267° (W)
Air Temperature:   32.5 °F   (0.3 °C)
Wind Chill:   26.2 °F   (-3.2 °C)
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
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]
[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 EST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
20173261700 6.0 7.4 7.4 267 32.5 26.2
20173261600 3.9 4.5 10.1 310 32.4 28.0
20173261500 6.0 6.8 9.9 328 32.4 26.0
20173261400 8.2 9.5 14.6 310 31.8 23.8
20173261300 10.5 11.9 13.6 304 30.9 21.4
20173261200 12.1 13.2 16.5 323 30.4 20.0
20173261100 7.6 9.3 16.5 287 28.6 20.2
20173261000 6.4 7.6 11.7 294 26.8 18.9
20173260900 6.8 7.8 12.6 264 26.2 17.9
20173260800 5.2 6.6 8.7 280 26.1 19.1
20173260700 7.4 8.6 10.9 313 26.8 18.2
20173260600 5.8 6.8 10.3 334 26.8 19.4
20173260500 7.4 9.9 9.9 000 26.6 17.9
20173260400 6.2 11.7 13.2 001 26.8 19.1
20173260300 9.7 13.6 13.6 337 27.9 18.0
20173260200 11.7 14.2 18.1 327 28.8 18.1
20173260100 11.7 16.9 20.0 000 29.1 18.5
20173260000 13.2 17.7 21.2 320 28.8 17.4
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour
Note: Wind chill is set to -99 if air temp > 40 F or wind speed < 3 mph

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