Conditions: Mostly Cloudy and Breezy
Wind: North 21
Relative Humidity: 74
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Areas of blowing and drifting snow will continue into the afternoon, mainly in open country. Expect to see more sunshine later today. Temperatures will remain in the mid-upper 10s to near 20* this afternoon. Clear skies will remain for tonight, and combined with lighter winds, will make for a chilly night. Low near -3*, with a west wind at 0-10 mph.
Temperatures will be on the rise this weekend, as a warm front begins to move through. Expect highs to be in the 20s on Saturday, and possibly 40s for Sunday. The pleasant weather continues into next week, with highs into the 20s and 30s.
Meteorologist Aaron White
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March 06, 2014
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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.