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Conditions: Light Rain and Windy
Temp: 45°
Wind: North 27
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 33°
Relative Humidity: 63
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Today is going to be mostly sunny and cooler. Many of us will see a cloudy start to the morning, but clouds will decrease throughout the day. High around 56*. Breezy. Northwest wind 15 to 30 mph.

Tonight it will remain mostly clear and chilly. Low near 33*. Definitely one of those "make sure you shut the windows" nights before you fall asleep. Tomorrow looks to be the best day of the week with sunshine and highs in the mid to lower 60's. There is a chance of rain Wednesday through Friday. Much cooler air arrives Friday with temperatures in the 40's and cooler temperatures this weekend.

Have a great day!
Rebecca Lebak


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November 03, 2012

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 38° 359 PM 70° 1903 46° -8° 56°
Low 31° 114 AM 1991 27° 23°
Average 35°       36° -1° 40°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation T 0.83 1925 0.04 -0.04 0.00
Month to Date 0.09 0.11     -0.02 0.02
SINCE SEP 1 2.43 4.83     -2.40 1.19
Since Jan. 1 13.65 20.89     -7.24 23.35

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 2.4 1951 0.1 0.1
Month to Date 0.5     0.3 0.2
SINCE SEP 1 4.1     1.0 3.1
SINCE JUL 1 4.1     1.0 3.1
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 30 29 1 25
Month to Date 94 84 10 69
SINCE SEP 1 953 910 43 685
SINCE JUL 1 971 960 11 686

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE SEP 1 50 46 4 95
SINCE JAN 1 795 551 244 694

Wind

  Observed
Highest Speed 3
Highest Direction 3
Highest Gust Speed 3
Highest Guest Direction 3

Relative Humidity

  Observed Time
Highest 3 3
Lowest 3 3
Average 3  

Forecast

Skycover POSSIBLE SUNSHINE: MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER: 1.0
Conditions LIGHT SNOW
FOG
HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 45° 70° 1975
Temperature Low 27° -3° 1919
   
November 04 2012
Sunrise 715 AM CST
Sunset 506 PM CST
November 05 2012
Sunrise 716 AM CST
Sunset 505 PM CST

Source: National Weather Service Climate Report

Wind
(mph)
Temperature (Fahrenheit)
0 35° 30° 25° 20° 15° 10° -5° -10° -15° -20° -25° -30° -35° -40° -45°
5 31 25 9 13 7 -1 -5 -11 -16 -22 -28 -34 -40 -46 -52 -57 -72
10 27 21 15 9 3 -4 -10 -16 -22 -28 -35 -41 -47 -53 -59 -66 -77
15 25 19 13 6 0 -7 -13 -19 -26 -35 -39 -45 -51 -58 -64 -71 -81
20 24 17 11 4 -2 -9 -15 -22 -29 -35 -37 -44 -55 -61 -68 -74 -84
25 23 16 9 3 -4 -11 -17 -24 -31 -37 -44 -51 -58 -64 -71 -78 -87
30 22 15 8 1 -5 -12 -19 -26 -33 -39 -46 -53 -60 -67 -73 -80 -89
35 21 14 7 0 -7 -14 -21 -28 -34 -41 -48 -55 -62 -69 -76 -82 -91
40 20 13 6 -1 -8 -15 -22 -29 -36 -43 -50 -57 -64 -71 -78 -84 -93
45 19 12 5 -2 -9 -16 -23 -30 -37 -44 -51 -58 -65 -72 -79 -86 -93
50 19 12 4 -3 -10 -17 -24 -31 -38 -45 -52 -60 -67 -74 -81 -89 -95
55 18 11 4 -3 -11 -18 -25 -32 -39 -46 -54 -61 -68 -75 -82 -89 -97
60 17 10 3 -4 -11 -19 -26 -33 -40 -48 -55 -62 -69 -76 -84 -91 -98

     Increasing Danger (Frostbite in 30 min.)
     Heightened Danger (Frostbite in 10 min.)
     Great Danger (Frostbite in 5 min.)

Differences Between the new and old systems

  • Wind speed is now calculated for 5 feet off the ground. Wind speed was previously based on observations at 33 feet.
  • The calm wind threshold was lowered to 3mph.
  • A consistent standard for skin tissue resistance is now in use.
  • Measurements are based on how wind affects the human face, typically the most exposed portion of the body.
  • The table incorporates the theory that heat is lost from the body depending on its surroundings
  • The sun's impact is not factored into the wind chill temperature formula.