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Conditions: Overcast
Temp: 40°
Wind: Southeast 14
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 25°
Relative Humidity: 55
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Seven Day Forecast

Good Morning! It's Friday, but today's weather wont be the greatest... We will see a lot of cloud cover through the day, and the wind will be a big nuisance. Expecting a high near 53*, with a southeast wind at 20-30 mph. Scattered showers will spread into the area overnight, and the wind may pick up a bit. Low near 44*, with a southeast wind at 20-35 mph.

MUCH warmer air moves in for the weekend. Expecting a lot of sunshine on Saturday and Sunday, with highs up into the 60s and possibly lower 70s. Temperatures will be slightly cooler for next week, and there will be a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday. Even cooler temperatures are expected for the end of next week.

Enjoy the weekend and Happy Easter!
-Meteorologist Aaron White


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July 29, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 77° 310 PM 100° 1975 83° -6° 87°
Low 51° 330 AM 44° 1899 60° -9° 67°
Average 64°       71° -7° 77°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.07 1.53 1926 0.08 -0.01 0.00
Month to Date 0.90 2.65     -1.75 2.88
SINCE JUN 1 8.63 6.55     2.08 5.38
Since Jan. 1 21.53 13.36     8.17 10.30

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Month to Date 0.0     0.0 0.0
SINCE JUN 1 0.0     0.0 0.0
SINCE JUL 1 0.0     0.0 0.0
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 1 0 1 0
Month to Date 17 12 5 0
SINCE JUN 1 79 85 -6 20
SINCE JUL 1 17 12 5 0

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 7 -7 12
Month to Date 227 193 34 347
SINCE JUN 1 373 300 73 521
SINCE JAN 1 402 331 71 579

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 RAIN
FOG

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 83° 102° 2006
Temperature Low 60° 39° 1971
   
July 30 2013
Sunrise 605 AM CDT
Sunset 902 PM CDT
July 31 2013
Sunrise 606 AM CDT
Sunset 900 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.)
     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.