• Today

    Feb 28

    22°Lo 14°

    Partly sunny and very cold

    Beneficial weather for colds
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      18°
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      14°
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      RealFeel
      19°
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  • Sun

    Mar 1

    28°Lo 11°

    Cold with snow at times

    Neutral weather for colds
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      20°
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      13°
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      RealFeel
      22°
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  • Mon

    Mar 2

    29°Lo 21°

    Cold with sun, then clouds

    Beneficial weather for colds
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      25°
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      21°
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      RealFeel
      31°
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  • Tue

    Mar 3

    42°Lo 19°

    Wintry mix to rain

    At Risk weather for colds
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      31°
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      17°
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      29°
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    22°Lo 2°

    Mostly cloudy and colder

    At Risk weather for colds
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      12°
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      -3°
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Hi 42° RealFeel® 29° Precipitation 81%

Day

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S

W

  • SW 15 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

Breezy with periods of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain becoming all rain

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 8%
  • Precipitation: 0.64 in
  • Rain: 0.5 in
  • Snow: 0.1 in
  • Ice: 0.14 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 7 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 5 hrs
Lo 19° RealFeel® 4° Precipitation 50%

Night

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S

W

  • WNW 16 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

A shower in spots in the evening; otherwise, mostly cloudy, breezy and cold

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 8%
  • Precipitation: 0.01 in
  • Rain: 0.01 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 3

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  Today Normal Record 3/3/2014
High 42° 41° 51° (2008) 21°
Low 19° 25° -7° (2014) -7°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:24 AM with 11:20 of sunlight, then sets at 5:44 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:06 PM with 13:31 of moolight, then sets at 5:37 AM

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Tue. UV Index