• Tonight

    May 1

    Lo 42°

    Rain and a thunderstorm early

    Skiing Weather
    • Rain
      0.23 in
    • Precip
      45%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
  • Mon

    May 2

    55°Lo 39°

    Clouds and breaks of sun

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      12%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    65°Lo 47°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.04 in
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    53°Lo 39°

    Cooler with a shower in spots

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.04 in
    • Precip
      41%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Thu

    May 5

    60°Lo 40°

    Partly sunny, breezy and cool

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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UV Index 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cloud Cover 98% 98% 99% 100% 100% 90% 62% 31%
Dew Point 40° 41° 41° 41° 41° 40° 39° 38°
Middle Grid line 50 F Middle Grid line 45 F Middle Grid line 40 F

Temperature History - May 1

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  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 50° 65° 82° (2013) 69°
Low 42° 44° 30° (2005) 32°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:46 AM with 14:05 of sunlight, then sets at 7:51 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:43 AM with 11:10 of moolight, then sets at 1:53 PM

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Radar & Satellite

48 Hour Precipitation Forecast

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