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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 45°
Wind: West 7
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 34°
Relative Humidity: 66
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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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February 14, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 20° 456 AM 43° 2002 23° -3° 35°
Low 817 PM -33° 1881 -2° 19°
Average 12°       14° -2° 27°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.36 1915 0.02 -0.02 T
Month to Date 1.18 0.24     0.94 0.01
SINCE DEC 1 2.52 1.77     0.75 0.95
Since Jan. 1 2.15 0.94     1.21 0.59

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 6.2 1995 0.3 0.3
Month to Date 13.9     3.2 0.7
SINCE DEC 1 28.2     5.6 2.6
SINCE JUL 1 36.6     4.2 2.4
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 53 51 2 38
Month to Date 707 741 -34 635
SINCE DEC 1 3931 4047 -116 3258
SINCE JUL 1 5840 6009 -169 4804

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 FOG
HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 24° 53° 1931
Temperature Low -37° 1936
   
February 15 2013
Sunrise 731 AM CST
Sunset 552 PM CST
February 16 2013
Sunrise 729 AM CST
Sunset 554 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.