• Today

    Apr 16

    55°Lo 40°

    Becoming windier and warmer

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      48°
    more
  • Thu

    Apr 17

    58°Lo 36°

    A passing afternoon shower

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      55°
    more
  • Fri

    Apr 18

    49°Lo 35°

    Mostly cloudy with a shower

    Fair for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      50°
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 19

    53°Lo 36°

    Variable cloudiness

    Very Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      55°
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 20

    62°Lo 42°

    Mostly cloudy

    Very Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      59°
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Hi 62° RealFeel® 59° Precipitation 25%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 11 mph
  • Gusts: 19 mph

Mostly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 9%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 42° RealFeel® 35° Precipitation 61%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • E 9 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Rain and drizzle

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 9%
  • Precipitation: 0.11 in
  • Rain: 0.11 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - Apr 20

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  Today Normal Record 4/20/2013
High 62° 61° 87° (1985) 47°
Low 42° 40° 24° (1897) 31°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:04 AM with 13:34 of sunlight, then sets at 7:38 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:20 AM with 10:01 of moolight, then sets at 10:21 AM

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