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Temp: 62°
Wind: West 17
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 41°
Relative Humidity: 46

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Good Evening! Today has certainly been a mild one, with temperatures into the 60s. It will only get better for Easter. 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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January 19, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 30° 622 AM 43° 1942 16° 14°
Low -7° 1155 PM -35° 1970 -4° -3° -17°
Average 12°       -8°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation T 0.10 1979 0.01 -0.01 0.00
Month to Date 0.39 0.35     0.04 0.13
SINCE DEC 1 0.70 0.96     -0.26 0.78
Since Jan. 1 0.39 0.35     0.04 0.13

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 1.0 1979 0.3 0.3
Month to Date 3.5     6.9 3.4
SINCE DEC 1 8.8     7.6 8.8
SINCE JUL 1 18.5     6.8 8.3
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 53 59 -6 73
Month to Date 972 1113 -141 904
SINCE DEC 1 2602 2773 -171 2223
SINCE JUL 1 4730 4972 -242 3916

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE DEC 1 0 0 0 0
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 0

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: 0.7
Conditions FOG
HAZE
BLOWING SNOW

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 16° 49° 1944
Temperature Low -4° -35° 1970
   
January 20 2013
Sunrise 809 AM CST
Sunset 511 PM CST
January 21 2013
Sunrise 808 AM CST
Sunset 512 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

     Increasing Danger (Frostbite in 30 min.)
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     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.