• Thu

    Jul 28

    82°Lo 69°

    Some sun with a thunderstorm

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      94°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Jul 29

    84°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny with a t-storm

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      64%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      91°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
  • Sat

    Jul 30

    83°Lo 66°

    A thunderstorm possible

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      88°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 31

    83°Lo 66°

    Partly sunny

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      86°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 1

    85°Lo 68°

    Mostly sunny

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      90°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
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Hi 84° RealFeel® 91° Precipitation 56%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NNE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Periods of clouds and sun with a shower or thunderstorm around

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.15 in
  • Rain: 0.15 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 63° RealFeel® 64° Precipitation 64%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NE 5 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Mostly cloudy with a couple of thunderstorms around

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.53 in
  • Rain: 0.53 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 29

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  Today Normal Record 7/29/2015
High 84° 84° 99° (1913) 88°
Low 63° 64° 50° (1984) 70°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:43 AM with 14:30 of sunlight, then sets at 8:13 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:47 AM with 14:40 of moolight, then sets at 4:27 PM

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