• Cloudy 73°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      100%
    • RealFeel
      79°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
  • Early AM

    Aug 24

    Lo 69°

    A few strong thunderstorms

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      85%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Aug 24

    Hi 80°

    A t-storm early this morning

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      88°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Aug 25

    Hi 76°

    Pleasant with clouds and sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    • Wind
      Speed
      2 mph
    Day Details >
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Thunderstorms in the area late Friday night through Saturday afternoon

8/24 8/25 Now: 1:54am
AM 1-5
  • 1am Thunderstorms 74° 69%
  • 2am Thunderstorms 71° 58%
  • 3am Intermittent clouds 70° 49%
  • 4am Thunderstorms 70° 64%
  • 5am Cloudy 69° 43%
PM 12-5
  • 12pm Cloudy 76° 34%
  • 1pm Cloudy 77° 29%
  • 2pm Cloudy 79° 20%
  • 3pm Cloudy 80° 20%
  • 4pm Cloudy 80° 20%
  • 5pm Cloudy 79° 20%
PM 6-11
  • 6pm Cloudy 78° 20%
  • 7pm Cloudy 74° 16%
  • 8pm Partly sunny 72° 7%
  • 9pm Partly cloudy 71° 7%
  • 10pm Partly cloudy 68° 7%
  • 11pm Partly cloudy 66° 7%
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Aug 24, 2016; 1:17 AM ET
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Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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