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 two 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
72°
Fair
  • Humidity: 96%
  • Feels Like: 72°
  • Heat Index: 72°
  • Wind: 3 mph
  • Wind Chill: 72°
  • UV Index: 7 High
  • Sunrise: 05:36:34 AM
  • Sunset: 07:58:36 PM
  • Dew Point: 71°
  • Visibility: 7 mi

Today

Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy...isolated thunderstorms developing overnight. Low near 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.

Tomorrow

Scattered thunderstorms. High 82F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Day
Temp
Sun
69°
91°
Sun
91°/69°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 05:36:02 AM

Sunset: 07:58:48 PM

Humidity: 96%

Wind: E @ 3mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.

Mon
70°
84°
Mon
84°/70°
Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 30%

Sunrise: 05:36:34 AM

Sunset: 07:58:36 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: E @ 8mph

UV Index: 7 High

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy...isolated thunderstorms developing overnight. Low near 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.

Tue
69°
82°
Tue
82°/69°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 60%

Sunrise: 05:37:06 AM

Sunset: 07:58:22 PM

Humidity: 80%

Wind: ENE @ 5mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

Mainly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.

Wed
70°
86°
Wed
86°/70°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 50%

Sunrise: 05:37:38 AM

Sunset: 07:58:07 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: NW @ 6mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy. Low near 70F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
70°
89°
Thu
89°/70°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 05:38:12 AM

Sunset: 07:57:50 PM

Humidity: 70%

Wind: NW @ 6mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Thursday Night

Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low around 70F. Winds light and variable.

Fri
70°
88°
Fri
88°/70°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 05:38:47 AM

Sunset: 07:57:31 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: WNW @ 7mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Friday Night

Scattered thunderstorms. Low near 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

Sat
68°
86°
Sat
86°/68°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 50%

Sunrise: 05:39:22 AM

Sunset: 07:57:11 PM

Humidity: 75%

Wind: WNW @ 9mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Saturday Night

Mainly clear. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.

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