• Today

    Mar 2

    30°Lo 21°

    Sun giving way to clouds

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    40°Lo 11°

    Snow and ice, then rain

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    19°Lo -2°

    Periods of sun; much colder

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    15°Lo 3°

    Frigid with sunshine

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Precip
      4%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    • Cloud
      Cover
      9%
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    32°Lo 23°

    Clouds and sun; not as cold

    Ragweed Pollen Weather
    • Precip
      6%
    • Wind
      Speed
      16 mph
    • Cloud
      Cover
      59%
    more
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Temperature History - Mar 2

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  Today Normal Record 3/2/2014
High 30° 41° 56° (2008) 11°
Low 21° 25° -2° (2014) -2°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:25 AM with 11:18 of sunlight, then sets at 5:43 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:10 PM with 13:55 of moolight, then sets at 5:05 AM

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