• Today

    Dec 20

    35°Lo 28°

    Mostly cloudy with flurries

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Precip
      52%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      36°
    more
  • Sun

    Dec 21

    39°Lo 32°

    Mostly cloudy with a flurry

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Precip
      43%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    more
  • Mon

    Dec 22

    44°Lo 40°

    Mostly cloudy, afternoon rain

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      8
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    more
  • Tue

    Dec 23

    44°Lo 33°

    Cloudy with spotty showers

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      38°
    more
  • Wed

    Dec 24

    38°Lo 27°

    Snow showers; windy, colder

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Precip
      77%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      20°
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Hi 38° RealFeel® 20° Precipitation 77%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • W 23 mph
  • Gusts: 48 mph

Mainly cloudy and colder with a couple of snow showers; winds will be locally damaging

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0.21 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.3 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 27° RealFeel® 7° Precipitation 56%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 18 mph
  • Gusts: 30 mph

Mainly cloudy and breezy with flurries

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.1 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Dec 24

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  Today Normal Record 12/24/2013
High 38° 32° 40° (2006) 17°
Low 27° 18° -5° (2013) -5°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:18 AM with 9:07 of sunlight, then sets at 4:25 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 9:06 AM with 10:46 of moolight, then sets at 7:52 PM

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Wed. Degree Days

Wed. Evapotranspiration