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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 73°
Wind: South 10
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 33°
Relative Humidity: 23
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Happy Easter everyone! We are going to have a beautiful one today. High near 74*, with a south wind at 5-15 mph.

There is a chance to see a few scattered showers in the area as a cold front will move through Sunday night. Low of 45* with a SW wind at 5-15 mph.

Cooler air will arrive for Monday, with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Our next chance of rain will be Wednesday through Friday. Highs will dropping into the 50s and 60s, but by Friday, temperatures will fall into the 40s.

Happy Easter!
-Meteorologist Kellen Peters


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January 03, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 22° 446 PM 40° 1927 18° 38°
Low -5° 605 AM -35° 1919 -6° 11°
Average       10° -1° 25°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation T 0.28 2009 0.03 -0.03 0.00
Month to Date 0.01 0.08     -0.07 T
SINCE DEC 1 0.38 0.91     -0.53 0.36
Since Jan. 1 0.01 0.08     -0.07 T

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 2.8 2009 0.4 0.4
Month to Date 0.1     1.2 1.1
SINCE DEC 1 5.2     2.4 7.2
SINCE JUL 1 13.6     1.0 7.4
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 56 55 1 40
Month to Date 165 165 0 140
SINCE DEC 1 1716 1743 -27 1364
SINCE JUL 1 3625 3705 -80 2910

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE DEC 1 0 0 0 0
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 0

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: 0.3
Conditions LIGHT SNOW
HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 18° 41° 2012
Temperature Low -43° 1884
   
January 04 2013
Sunrise 812 AM CST
Sunset 453 PM CST
January 05 2013
Sunrise 812 AM CST
Sunset 454 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.)
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     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.