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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 67°
Wind: West 10
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 31°
Relative Humidity: 26
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Good Evening! Today has certainly been a mild one, with temperatures into the 60s. It will only get better for Easter. The sky will remain mostly clear tonight. Low near 39*, with a light wind. Easter will be sunny and mild. High near 74*, with a south wind at 5-15 mph.

A cold front will move through Sunday night, and will bring some scattered showers to the area. Cooler air will arrive for Monday, with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s. The weather remains dry Monday and Tuesday, but rain chances return Wednesday through Friday. Highs will be in the 50s and 60s, but by Friday, temperatures will fall into the 40s.

Happy Easter!
-Meteorologist Aaron White


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January 14, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 12° 313 PM 42° 1914 18° -6° 34°
Low -4° 533 AM -32° 1888 -4° 13°
Average       -5° 24°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation T 0.25 1948 0.02 -0.02 0.03
Month to Date 0.29 0.35     -0.06 0.17
SINCE DEC 1 0.66 1.18     -0.52 0.53
Since Jan. 1 0.29 0.35     -0.06 0.17

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 2.5 1948 0.4 0.4
Month to Date 1.7     5.6 3.9
SINCE DEC 1 6.8     6.8 RRR
SINCE JUL 1 15.2     5.4 0.2
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 61 56 5 41
Month to Date 700 780 -80 556
SINCE DEC 1 2251 2358 -107 1780
SINCE JUL 1 4160 4320 -160 3326

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: 0.6
Conditions LIGHT SNOW

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 18° 40° 1942
Temperature Low -36° 1888
   
January 15 2013
Sunrise 808 AM CST
Sunset 506 PM CST
January 16 2013
Sunrise 807 AM CST
Sunset 507 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.