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Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 43°
Wind: North 0
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 41°
Relative Humidity: 93
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Mostly cloudy overnight. Low temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40. Light wind. Generally sunny Friday. Cool. High near 59. Wind north 5-15 mph.

Saturday and Sunday look mostly cloudy. Spotty showers Saturday with rain developing Sunday. Cool with a good chance of Rain Monday.

-Meteorologist John Wheeler


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March 16, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 526 PM 76° 2012 36° -27° 76°
Low -6° 744 AM -16° 1885 20° -26° 39°
Average       28° -26° 58°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.40 1945 0.04 -0.04 0.00
Month to Date 1.01 0.64     0.37 0.38
SINCE MAR 1 1.01 0.64     0.37 0.38
Since Jan. 1 3.20 1.95     1.25 1.91

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 5.2 1943 0.3 0.3
Month to Date 11.0     5.6 5.4
SINCE MAR 1 11.0     5.6 5.4
SINCE JUL 1 48.1     3.6 4.5
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 63 37 26 7
Month to Date 753 656 97 523
SINCE MAR 1 753 656 97 523
SINCE JUL 1 7344 7334 10 5950

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE MAR 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: 0.2
Conditions HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 36° 76° 2012
Temperature Low 20° -17° 1923
   
March 17 2013
Sunrise 736 AM CDT
Sunset 736 PM CDT
March 18 2013
Sunrise 734 AM CDT
Sunset 737 PM CDT

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.