Wind: Northeast 16
Relative Humidity: 28
Good afternoon everyone! The snow has moved on to the southeast through central MN and the Twin Cities. It will continue be a cloudy one today, but clearing off near the evening hours. High near 35*, with a northeast wind at 15-30 mph.
The sky will clear tonight, but will it will cool off. Low near 20*, with a north wind at 10-20 mph.
Thursday will bring more sunshine with partly cloudy skies. High near 40* and a N wind at 5-15 mph. Drier weather seems to be the story for the end of the week, with temperatures returning to the 40s, and even near 50 by Friday. The start of next week, including Easter, will be back into the 60s. The warmer trend of weather will continue on for next week.
Have a great afternoon!
-Meteorologist Kellen Peters
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December 05, 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.