• Early AM

    Dec 18

    Lo 21°

    Mostly cloudy

    Home Energy Efficiency Weather
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      19°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      19°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Today

    Dec 18

    30°Lo 21°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Good for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      26°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
  • Fri

    Dec 19

    32°Lo 23°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Good for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      35°
    • Wind
      Speed
      2 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Dec 20

    35°Lo 25°

    Clouds breaking for some sun

    Good for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      29°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      38°
    • Wind
      Speed
      2 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Dec 21

    39°Lo 30°

    Clouds and breaks of sun

    Good for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      26°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
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Partly cloudy 20° RealFeel® 27°

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  • Humidity: 77%
  • Pressure: 30.30 in
  • UV Index: 0
  • Cloud Cover: 40%
  • Ceiling: 30897 ft
  • Dew Point: 14° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
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Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:15 AM with 9:07 of sunlight, then sets at 4:22 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:25 AM with 10:39 of moolight, then sets at 2:04 PM

Temperature Summary - 4:52 AM

  Temp (°F)
Now 20°
Yesterday 14°
RealFeel® 27°
RealFeel® Shade 27°
Wind Chill 20°
Dew Point 14°
  Hi / Lo
Previous 6 Hours 26°
  20°
Previous 12 Hours 28°
  20°
Previous 24 Hours 28°
  20°

Temperature History - Dec 18

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  Today Normal Record 12/18/2013
High 30° 34° 54° (2002) 33°
Low 21° 20° -4° (2000) 11°

Precipitation Summary - 4:52 AM

  Amount (in)
Previous 1 Hour 0
Previous 3 Hours 0
Previous 6 Hours 0
Previous 9 Hours 0
Previous 12 Hours 0
Previous 18 Hours 0
Previous 24 Hours 0

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