• Today

    Apr 17

    60°Lo 40°

    Mostly cloudy and warmer

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
  • Fri

    Apr 18

    55°Lo 35°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 19

    64°Lo 43°

    Some sun

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 20

    70°Lo 49°

    Mostly cloudy

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Mon

    Apr 21

    65°Lo 44°

    Mostly cloudy with a shower

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
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Hi 60° RealFeel® 59° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • WSW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Mostly cloudy and warmer; a shower in places this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • 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
Lo 40° RealFeel® 37° Precipitation 57%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNE 5 mph
  • Gusts: 8 mph

Cloudy with a little rain

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0.07 in
  • Rain: 0.07 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - Apr 17

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  Today Normal Record 4/17/2013
High 60° 60° 88° (1976) 49°
Low 40° 39° 17° (1875) 42°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:08 AM with 13:27 of sunlight, then sets at 7:35 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 10:22 PM with 10:04 of moolight, then sets at 8:26 AM

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