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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 59°
Wind: South 9
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 36°
Relative Humidity: 42
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Happy Easter everyone! We are going to have a beautiful one today. High near 74*, with a south wind at 5-15 mph.

There is a chance to see a few scattered showers in the area as a cold front will move through Sunday night. Low of 45* with a SW wind at 5-15 mph.

Cooler air will arrive for Monday, with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Our next chance of rain will be Wednesday through Friday. Highs will dropping into the 50s and 60s, but by Friday, temperatures will fall into the 40s.

Happy Easter!
-Meteorologist Kellen Peters


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April 25, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 47° 609 PM 91° 1891 62° -15° 74°
Low 26° 420 AM 14° 1909 37° -11° 45°
Average 37°       49° -12° 60°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.76 1986 0.05 -0.05 T
Month to Date 2.06 1.05     1.01 0.99
SINCE MAR 1 3.50 2.35     1.15 1.77
Since Jan. 1 5.69 3.66     2.03 3.30

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 4.8 2008 0.1 0.1
Month to Date 16.7     2.7 4.0
SINCE MAR 1 31.3     1.8 9.5
SINCE JUL 1 68.4     9.8 8.6
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 28 16 12 5
Month to Date 861 552 309 422
SINCE MAR 1 2331 1704 627 1146
SINCE JUL 1 8922 8382 540 6573

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 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: 0.2
Conditions NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 62° 89° 1952
Temperature Low 37° 17° 2002
   
April 26 2013
Sunrise 620 AM CDT
Sunset 831 PM CDT
April 27 2013
Sunrise 618 AM CDT
Sunset 832 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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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.