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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 30, 2012

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 34° 1159 PM 49° 2009 26° 34°
Low 19° 1246 AM -30° 1985 10° 21°
Average 27°       18° 28°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.12 2001 0.02 -0.02 0.00
Month to Date 0.85 0.95     -0.10 0.12
SINCE SEP 1 3.19 4.97     -1.78 3.31
Since Jan. 1 16.77 20.20     -3.43 19.07

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 1.8 2001 0.3 0.3
Month to Date 7.0     7.7 0.7
SINCE SEP 1 9.7     9.2 0.5
SINCE JUL 1 9.7     9.2 0.5
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 38 47 -9 37
Month to Date 1139 1168 -29 998
SINCE SEP 1 2103 2117 -14 1683
SINCE JUL 1 2128 2199 -71 1693

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: 1.0
Conditions FOG

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 26° 54° 1969
Temperature Low -17° 1978
   
December 01 2012
Sunrise 758 AM CST
Sunset 438 PM CST
December 02 2012
Sunrise 759 AM CST
Sunset 437 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.