About The Times-Journal

The Times-Journal has a history of reporting and recording news and events in Fort Payne and DeKalb County since 1878, making it DeKalb County's oldest newspaper. Owned by Fort Payne Newspapers, the Times-Journal is one of the company's three publications in Alabama and 2 in Georgia. The Times-Journal publishes three days a week and serves about 8,000 readers daily. Its motto is "if it matters to you, it matters to us."

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Fort Payne, AL

Right Now
51°
Fair
  • Humidity: 39%
  • Feels Like: 48°
  • Heat Index: 51°
  • Wind: 9 mph
  • Wind Chill: 48°
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:48:35 AM
  • Sunset: 04:57:20 PM
  • Dew Point: 27°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Partly cloudy. High 51F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight

Cloudy skies. Low near 40F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow

Periods of rain. High near 55F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

Day
Temp
Fri
40°
51°
Fri
51°/40°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:48:35 AM

Sunset: 04:57:20 PM

Humidity: 40%

Wind: ESE @ 10mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Friday Night

Cloudy skies. Low near 40F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.

Sat
29°
55°
Sat
55°/29°
Mainly cloudy and rainy. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 20s.

Chance of Rain: 90%

Sunrise: 06:48:16 AM

Sunset: 04:58:19 PM

Humidity: 85%

Wind: S @ 10mph

UV Index: 1 Low

Saturday Night

Showers in the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 29F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Sun
19°
42°
Sun
42°/19°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper teens.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:47:56 AM

Sunset: 04:59:18 PM

Humidity: 50%

Wind: NW @ 13mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Sunday Night

A mostly clear sky. Low 19F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Mon
21°
39°
Mon
39°/21°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 20s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:47:33 AM

Sunset: 05:00:17 PM

Humidity: 46%

Wind: NNW @ 9mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Monday Night

Mostly clear. Low 21F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

Tue
22°
41°
Tue
41°/22°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:47:09 AM

Sunset: 05:01:17 PM

Humidity: 48%

Wind: NNE @ 8mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Tuesday Night

Clear skies. Low 22F. Winds light and variable.

Wed
30°
49°
Wed
49°/30°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 30s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:46:43 AM

Sunset: 05:02:17 PM

Humidity: 46%

Wind: E @ 5mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low around 30F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
39°
53°
Thu
53°/39°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 30s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:46:15 AM

Sunset: 05:03:18 PM

Humidity: 48%

Wind: ESE @ 8mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Thursday Night

Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers later at night. Low 39F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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