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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 65°
Wind: South 15
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 36°
Relative Humidity: 34
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Seven Day Forecast

Happy Easter!! Today has been a perfect day, with sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. Some changes are coming our way this week. A cold front will move through tonight, and will bring a few showers to the area. Low near 45*, with a south wind, shifting west at 5-15 mph. Monday will be cooler and windy. Expecting a high near 60*, with a northwest wind at 15-30 mph.

Tuesday will be the best day of the week, with sunshine, and highs in the 60s. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday through Friday. Highs will be in the 50s Wednesday and Thursday. Much cooler air arrives by Friday, with temperatures in the 40s. Next weekend looks nice, but cool, with highs in the 50s.

Have a great week!
-Meteorologist Aaron White


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March 22, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 19° 422 PM 72° 1945 40° -21° 67°
Low -6° 615 AM -17° 1888 22° -28° 36°
Average       31° -24° 52°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.89 2011 0.04 -0.04 0.02
Month to Date 1.38 0.91     0.47 0.45
SINCE MAR 1 1.38 0.91     0.47 0.45
Since Jan. 1 3.57 2.22     1.35 1.98

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 8.6 1894 0.2 0.2
Month to Date 14.6     7.3 7.3
SINCE MAR 1 14.6     7.3 7.3
SINCE JUL 1 51.7     5.3 6.4
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 58 34 24 13
Month to Date 1095 869 226 565
SINCE MAR 1 1095 869 226 565
SINCE JUL 1 7686 7547 139 5992

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 6
SINCE MAR 1 0 0 0 6
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 6

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: 0.0
Conditions HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 40° 80° 1910
Temperature Low 23° -16° 1965
   
March 23 2013
Sunrise 724 AM CDT
Sunset 744 PM CDT
March 24 2013
Sunrise 722 AM CDT
Sunset 746 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.