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Temp: 31°
Wind: North 0
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 28°
Relative Humidity: 89

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The sky will remain mostly clear tonight. Low near 35*, with a light wind. Easter will be sunny and mild. High near 71*, with a south wind at 5-15 mph.

A cold front will move through Sunday night, and will bring some scattered showers to the area. Cooler air will arrive for Monday, with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s. The weather remains dry Monday and Tuesday, but rain chances return Wednesday through Friday. Highs will be in the 50s and 60s, but by Friday, temperatures will fall into the 40s.

Happy Easter!
-Meteorologist Aaron White


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October 10, 2012

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 45° 321 PM 83° 1955 58° -13° 64°
Low 28° 510 AM 16° 1987 34° -6° 50°
Average 37°       46° -9° 57°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.05 1.36 1949 0.06 -0.01 T
Month to Date 0.64 0.70     -0.06 0.12
SINCE SEP 1 0.84 2.75     -1.91 3.01
Since Jan. 1 14.42 17.98     -3.56 18.77

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 T 2006 0.0 0.0
Month to Date 2.7     0.2 2.5
SINCE SEP 1 2.7     0.2 2.5
SINCE JUL 1 2.7     0.2 2.5
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 28 19 9 8
Month to Date 213 171 42 36
SINCE SEP 1 469 440 29 244
SINCE JUL 1 494 522 -28 254

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 25
SINCE SEP 1 32 26 6 68
SINCE JAN 1 572 378 194 538

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: 0.9
Conditions LIGHT RAIN

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 57° 82° 1995
Temperature Low 34° 20° 2006
   
October 11 2012
Sunrise 743 AM CDT
Sunset 647 PM CDT
October 12 2012
Sunrise 744 AM CDT
Sunset 645 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.