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Conditions: Fog/Mist
Temp: 42°
Wind: Southeast 13
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 40°
Relative Humidity: 92

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Good Afternoon! The rain has ended for the most part, but a few showers or thundershowers will be possible again late this afternoon. High near 57*, with a south wind, shifting west at 10-20 mph. The sky will clear out tonight. Expecting a low near 36*, with a west wind at 5-10 mph.

Friday and Saturday will be mostly dry, with highs into the 50s and possible lower 60s. Another storm system will move into the Plains this weekend, and will begin to spread rain back into the area on Sunday. That rain will continue for Monday, with highs in the 40s. Dry weather returns by Tuesday, with highs back into the 50s.

Have a great day!
-Meteorologist Aaron White


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November 14, 2012

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 33° 817 PM 60° 1953 36° -3° 46°
Low 12° 317 AM -7° 1959 18° -6° 21°
Average 23°       27° -4° 34°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.36 1951 0.03 -0.03 0.00
Month to Date 0.77 0.54     0.23 T
SINCE SEP 1 3.11 4.56     -1.45 3.19
Since Jan. 1 16.69 19.79     -3.10 18.95

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 3.5 1951 0.3 0.3
Month to Date 4.8     2.8 2.0
SINCE SEP 1 7.5     4.3 3.2
SINCE JUL 1 7.5     4.3 3.2
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 42 38 4 31
Month to Date 489 477 12 379
SINCE SEP 1 1453 1426 27 1064
SINCE JUL 1 1478 1508 -30 1074

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE SEP 1 32 27 5 68
SINCE JAN 1 572 379 193 538

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: 0.5
Conditions FOG
HAZE

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 35° 59° 1953
Temperature Low 17° -1° 2002
   
November 15 2012
Sunrise 736 AM CST
Sunset 451 PM CST
November 16 2012
Sunrise 737 AM CST
Sunset 450 PM CST

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.