• Clear 68°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      89%
    • RealFeel
      67°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Early AM

    Aug 2

    Lo 69°

    A severe thunderstorm

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Aug 2

    Hi 89°

    Humid with partial sunshine

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      93°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Aug 3

    Hi 80°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    Day Details >
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A thunderstorm Wednesday

8/2 8/3 Now: 4:37am
AM 4-8
  • 4am Thunderstorms 69° 51%
  • 5am Mostly cloudy 69° 22%
  • 6am Intermittent clouds 69° 17%
  • 7am Partly sunny 69° 18%
  • 8am Partly sunny 72° 20%
PM 3-8
  • 3pm Mostly sunny 89° 1%
  • 4pm Mostly sunny 89° 1%
  • 5pm Mostly sunny 88° 1%
  • 6pm Mostly sunny 86° 1%
  • 7pm Mostly sunny 83° 3%
  • 8pm Mostly sunny 80° 7%
PM 9-2
  • 9pm Intermittent clouds 76° 7%
  • 10pm Partly cloudy 72° 7%
  • 11pm Partly cloudy 70° 7%
  • 12am Intermittent clouds 68° 7%
  • 1am Mostly clear 67° 6%
  • 2am Mostly clear 65° 3%
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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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