• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 19°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      37%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
  • Today

    May 6

    28°Lo 18°

    A thunderstorm in spots

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      47%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    28°Lo 18°

    A t-storm in the afternoon

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    28°Lo 18°

    A p.m. t-storm in spots

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      91%
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Sat

    May 9

    27°Lo 19°

    A thunderstorm in spots

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      96%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
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Partly to mostly cloudy 19° RealFeel® 18°

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  • Humidity: 73%
  • Cloud Cover: 33%
  • Dew Point: 16° C
  • Rain: 0 mm
  • Snow: 0 CM
  • Visibility: 10 km
11 km/h

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