• Sun

    Jul 5

    83°Lo 64°

    Sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Jul 6

    82°Lo 67°

    Strong morning thunderstorms

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      90°
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
  • Tue

    Jul 7

    83°Lo 66°

    Sunny and less humid

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      91°
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Jul 8

    84°Lo 66°

    Plenty of sunshine

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      107°
    • Wind
      Gust
      7 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Jul 9

    83°Lo 66°

    Sunshine

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      100°
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    more
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Hi 82° RealFeel® 90° Precipitation 66%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SW 9 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Strong morning t-storms; mostly cloudy and humid with a strong t-storm in spots in the afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.5 in
  • Rain: 0.5 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs
Lo 67° RealFeel® 72° Precipitation 68%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 7 mph
  • Gusts: 21 mph

Strong evening thunderstorms; cloudy and humid with a strong t-storm in spots late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.79 in
  • Rain: 0.79 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 6

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  Today Normal Record 7/6/2014
High 82° 84° N/A 86°
Low 67° 65° N/A 62°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:24 AM with 15:08 of sunlight, then sets at 8:32 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:34 PM with 12:18 of moolight, then sets at 11:52 AM

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