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Temp: 66°
Wind: Southeast 10
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 37°
Relative Humidity: 34
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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 27, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 36° 540 PM 78° 1946 43° -7° 56°
Low 649 AM -7° 1964 24° -23° 40°
Average 19°       34° -15° 48°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.64 1995 0.04 -0.04 T
Month to Date 1.38 1.13     0.25 0.46
SINCE MAR 1 1.38 1.13     0.25 0.46
Since Jan. 1 3.57 2.44     1.13 1.99

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 6.7 1995 0.2 0.2
Month to Date 14.6     8.4 6.2
SINCE MAR 1 14.6     8.4 6.2
SINCE JUL 1 51.7     6.4 5.3
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 46 31 15 17
Month to Date 1332 1032 300 650
SINCE MAR 1 1332 1032 300 650
SINCE JUL 1 7923 7710 213 6077

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 FOG
HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 43° 78° 1946
Temperature Low 25° -9° 1964
   
March 28 2013
Sunrise 714 AM CDT
Sunset 751 PM CDT
March 29 2013
Sunrise 712 AM CDT
Sunset 753 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

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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.