• Early AM

    Nov 27

    Lo 23°

    A snow shower

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      28°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
  • Today

    Nov 27

    25°Lo 12°

    Mostly cloudy and very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      14°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Nov 28

    34°Lo 30°

    Mostly cloudy and chilly

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      22°
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Nov 29

    45°Lo 40°

    Periods of sun; not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      35°
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Nov 30

    49°Lo 21°

    A shower; colder in the p.m.

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      41°
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
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A snow shower 23° RealFeel® 12°

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  • Humidity: 74%
  • Cloud Cover: 69%
  • Dew Point: 17° F
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.1 in
  • Visibility: 9 mi
9 mph

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