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Currently:95.1°F Sunny, Dry
Sunny, Dry
Comfort Index: Hot
 Updated24-Aug-2019 1:05pm @ 
 
Time of Next Full Update: 1:10 pm -  Station Elev: 1469 ft  
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Current Conditions

@ 24-Aug-2019 1:05pm
95.1°F Warmer 1.9°F than last hour.
Temp Change: °F /hr
Sunny, Dry  Sunny, Dry
Feels Like: 101 °F
Humidity: 44%Decreased 4% since last hour.
Dew Point: 69.8 °FDecreased 0.5°F since last hour.
Wind: Wind from SSW SSW@
2.8 mph
Gust: 1.0 mph
Pressure: 29.91 in Falling 0.015 inHg/hour
Falling slowly
Solar Rad: 100%
991 W/m2
UV Index: 3.9
 Medium 
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate: 0.000 in
Rain Month: 0.02 in
Rain Year: 5.05 in

Almanac

Sunrise: 5:56 am
Sunset: 7:05 pm
Moonrise: 11:58 pm
Moonset: 2:09 pm
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon, Moon age: 23 days,1 hours,17 minutes,41%
41%
Illuminated

Daily Min/Max

Today's High Temp: 95.1°F
1:04pm
Today's Low Temp: 83.3°F
5:57am
Today's High Humidity: 59%
7:49am
Today's Low Humidity: 44%
12:25pm
Today's High Dewpoint: 72.0°F
9:42am
Today's Low Dewpoint: 65.9°F
3:05am
Today's High Barometric Pressure: 29.967 in/Hg
8:52am
Today's Low Barometric Pressure: 29.848 in/Hg
12:00am
Today's High Wind Speed: 13.0 mph
12:53am
Today's
High UV:
7.1
 High 
12:44pm
Today's
High Solar:
1021 W/m2
12:45pm
Today's High Rain Rate: 0.000 in/min
7:00pm
Today's High
Hourly Rain Rate:
0.000 in/hr
Days Since
Last Rain:
14 Days

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PEPPERRIDGE NORTH VALLEY'S
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Microferics TOA Lightning Display

Microsferics TOA Lightning Network

The TOdA (Time Of difference of Arrival) system is a network based lightning triangulation method
by employing multiple volunteer detection sites across Europe and North America. It provides high accuracy
detection which augments the participating stations existing lightning detection systems.

SW Lightning - Pepper Ridge North Valley is part of this project and supplies data to the TOdA network

Regional mLDN TOA Network 2 hr Lightning Plot
- updates automatically every 30 seconds -
(The Default setting Displays data within 438 miles of - Pepperridge North Valley) :

Network Stations are shown by the small Green dots
Use the Zoom Controls to see different distance plots

6 Hr Lightning time lapse: (Updates every 5 minutes)

Hover over for controls (near the center bottom of map) to manually control the Time lapse.
Otherwise it Runs Automatically (see lower right corner of map).

The Regional Lightning Network Coverage Map:

Network Stations are shown by the small White dots

coverage map

The Local Lightning Network Coverage Map:

Network Stations are shown by the small White dots

Visit the Microsferics Home Page for more real-time maps and information on the network.

Note: Until there are more stations are reporting in Arizona and the Southwest Region strike display is limited.
Own a PWS in the US (especially AZ)? please Contact the Network if interested in joining.
NOTE: Operating a Boltek Lightning Detection System is no longer required to participate.


Real time lightning detection is here, just in time to track the monsoon season thunderstorms. The lightning detection system consists of a Boltek™ lightning detector with lightning analysis performed by Lightning 2000™ from Aninoquisi Software.




Nexstorm Static Lightning Map - Testing


Nexstorm Trac Report

When running Nexstorm - This Map and TRAC Storm report link update approximately every 5 to 10 minutes


The Cross is centered at Lat: 33.6503, Lon: -112.0285, Pepper Ridge North Valley - Phoenix, AZ., 85032

The map will automatically range from a radius of 300 miles down to 16 miles depending on lightning activity.

The Red Circle is 25 miles in radius.

+CG Positive cloud to ground strike - The most lethal type of strike.

-CG Negative cloud to ground strike.
+IC Positive in cloud or intracloud strike.
-IC Negative in cloud or intracloud strike.

 Thunderstorm Ranging and Acquisition (TRAC) feature that identifies, tracks and
           analyzes trends and characteristics of a thunderstorm.

Green  
Indicates a weak thunderstorm with 1 to 10 strikes/min.
Yellow  
Indicates a moderate thunderstorm with 11 to 49 strikes/min.
Red      
Indicates a strong or severe thunderstorm with greater than 50 strikes/min.


Disclaimer Note: We have completed the calibration process of the storm ranging. Most Storms should now be correctly range, although due the limitations of the Boltek single antenna lightning system, some storms may be initially ranged incorrectly. Usually this corrects itself when multiple lightning strikes have occured, this allows a better analysis to be performed by the lightning 2000 software. Remember do not based your outdoor plans or activities solely on the lightning information provided here, this lightning display is for informational purposes only, and not intended to be used, for the protection of life or property. Remember to follow the, Lightning Safety Rules!, especially if thunderstorms are nearby!


Additional Live Lightning Links:

Aninoquisi Lightning Detector Map

Lightning Explorer Free Page

Pepper Ridge North Valley - Southwest Lightning

Microsferics Real-Time Lightning - North America

Microsferics Real-Time Lightning - Regional New Feature

Weather Bus Lightning Gold Canyon, Az

Nexstorm Testing Page


Please Stay Safe this Summer and Observe the following;
Lightning Safety Rules!


Scientific Radar View
Ground Clutter Not Removed!

Radar Updates Approximately Every 10 Minutes
Station Location is marked CW3794


Southwestern Weather Network - Radar and Lightning!

   This map displays a view of lightning data and radar - Over the entire Southwestern United States!

   SWN Lightning/Radar

Regional Lightning data/Radar Map Courtesy of Astrogenic and StrikeStar US.
Data supplied by Southwestern Weather Network members and others.


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 Pepper Ridge North Valley Random Weather Facts

RAINFALL
"Measurable rain" refers to a rainfall total of 0.01 inches or greater. When you hear the terms "isolated" showers or "few" showers (10-20%), "scattered" showers (30-50%), or "numerous" showers(60-70%), in the forecast, this refers to the percent of the forecast area covered by measurable rain. For instance, "scattered showers" means that the forecast area WILL receive rain, and approximately 30-50 percent of the area will experience showers.

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