Wind: Southeast 6
Relative Humidity: 66
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 51*, 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 40*, 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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November 20, 2012
Degree Days Heating
Degree Days Cooling
Climate Normals for Today
Source: National Weather Service Climate Report
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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.