• Today

    Feb 1

    29°Lo 13°

    Blizzard

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      9.5
    • Precip
      81%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      15°
  • Mon

    Feb 2

    17°Lo 8°

    Frigid with decreasing clouds

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    more
  • Tue

    Feb 3

    25°Lo 21°

    Rather cloudy and not as cold

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      20°
    more
  • Wed

    Feb 4

    23°Lo 1°

    Very cold with a bit of snow

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      10°
    more
  • Thu

    Feb 5

    17°Lo 2°

    Partly sunny and frigid

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      14°
    more
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Blizzard 23° Lo 23° RealFeel® -1° / -3°

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  • Precipitation: 71%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 2.5 in
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Cloud Cover: 99%
  • Dew Point: 15° F
  • Visibility: 3 mi
28 mph

Temperature History - Feb 1

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  Today Normal Record 2/1/2014
High 29° 32° 51° (1999) 30°
Low 13° 17° -2° (2013) 19°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:05 AM with 10:01 of sunlight, then sets at 5:06 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:23 PM with 14:31 of moolight, then sets at 5:54 AM

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Current Drought Status

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Sun. Overnight Freeze

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