• Today

    Jul 24

    93°Lo 72°

    A heavy thunderstorm

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.75 in
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
  • Mon

    Jul 25

    88°Lo 66°

    Mostly sunny

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    Jul 26

    87°Lo 67°

    Humid with plenty of sunshine

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Wed

    Jul 27

    88°Lo 68°

    Periods of clouds and sun

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.17 in
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Thu

    Jul 28

    82°Lo 69°

    Some sun with a thunderstorm

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.45 in
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    more
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Hi 93° RealFeel® 103° Precipitation 50%

Day

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  • SW 13 mph
  • Gusts: 26 mph

Hot and humid with intervals of clouds and sunshine; a heavy thunderstorm later this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 90%
  • Precipitation: 0.6 in
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 72° RealFeel® 74° Precipitation 55%

Night

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  • WNW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

A heavy thunderstorm early on this evening; turning out clear and humid

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 90%
  • Precipitation: 0.15 in
  • Rain: 0.15 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 24

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  Today Normal Record 7/24/2015
High 93° 84° 105° (1934) 84°
Low 72° 64° 53° (2000) 64°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:38 AM with 14:40 of sunlight, then sets at 8:18 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:11 PM with 12:44 of moolight, then sets at 11:55 AM

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Radar & Satellite

48 Hour Precipitation Forecast

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