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Conditions: Fair
Temp: 52°
Wind: West 13
Pressure: 0
Dewpoint: 39°
Relative Humidity: 61

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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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March 21, 2013

Temperature

  Observed Time Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
High 16° 422 PM 68° 2012 37° -21° 68°
Low -13° 553 AM -7° 1965 19° -32° 31°
Average       28° -26° 50°

Precipitation

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Precipitation 0.00 0.22 2008 0.03 -0.03 0.00
Month to Date 0.97 0.64     0.33 0.58
SINCE MAR 1 0.97 0.64     0.33 0.58
Since Jan. 1 1.76 1.71     0.05 1.47

Snow

  Observed Record Year Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Snowfall 0.0 M 0.2 0.2
Month to Date 13.3     5.6 7.7
SINCE MAR 1 13.3     5.6 7.7
SINCE JUL 1 43.2     2.8 0.4
Snow Depth          

Degree Days Heating

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Heating 63 37 26 15
Month to Date 1107 895 212 624
SINCE MAR 1 1107 895 212 624
SINCE JUL 1 8108 8045 63 6461

Degree Days Cooling

  Observed Normal Normal Departure Last Year
Cooling 0 0 0 0
Month to Date 0 0 0 0
SINCE MAR 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: 0.0
Conditions NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.

Climate Normals for Today

  Average Record Year
Temperature High 37° 68° 1945
Temperature Low 19° -15° 1974
   
March 22 2013
Sunrise 727 AM CDT
Sunset 745 PM CDT
March 23 2013
Sunrise 725 AM CDT
Sunset 746 PM CDT

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.