• Clear 50°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      52%
    • RealFeel
      45°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
  • Early AM

    Apr 1

    Lo 47°

    Clear

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Apr 1

    Hi 78°

    A strong afternoon t-storm

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      76°
    • Wind
      Gust
      39 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Apr 2

    Hi 66°

    Not as warm

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      66°
    • Wind
      Gust
      29 mph
    Day Details >
Next

Thunderstorms, some strong, late this afternoon through this evening; storms can bring hail and damaging winds

4/1 4/2 Now: 1:37am
AM 1-5
  • 1am Mostly clear 50° 0%
  • 2am Clear 49° 0%
  • 3am Clear 48° 0%
  • 4am Clear 47° 0%
  • 5am Clear 47° 0%
PM 12-5
  • 12pm Intermittent clouds 69° 7%
  • 1pm Intermittent clouds 73° 11%
  • 2pm Intermittent clouds 75° 20%
  • 3pm Intermittent clouds 78° 20%
  • 4pm Intermittent clouds 78° 25%
  • 5pm Intermittent clouds 78° 47%
PM 6-11
  • 6pm Mostly cloudy w/ t-storms 69° 51%
  • 7pm Intermittent clouds 70° 43%
  • 8pm Thunderstorms 66° 54%
  • 9pm Cloudy 67° 49%
  • 10pm Cloudy 65° 42%
  • 11pm Cloudy 64° 34%
Hourly Forecast >
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