• Early AM

    Mar 29

    Lo 27°

    Increasing clouds

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      44°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Today

    Mar 29

    47°Lo 31°

    Very windy; spotty showers

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      35°
    • Wind
      Gust
      52 mph
  • Mon

    Mar 30

    55°Lo 42°

    Mostly sunny and milder

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 31

    59°Lo 32°

    Sunny and breezy

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      58°
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Apr 1

    62°Lo 50°

    Sun giving way to clouds

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      60°
    • Wind
      Gust
      30 mph
    more
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Hi 47° RealFeel® 35° Precipitation 63%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 23 mph
  • Gusts: 52 mph

Winds gusting past 40 mph; mostly cloudy with a couple of showers beginning at midday

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0.12 in
  • Rain: 0.12 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 31° RealFeel® 19° Precipitation 3%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 14 mph
  • Gusts: 33 mph

Breezy in the evening; otherwise, clear

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

Temperature History - Mar 29

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  Today Normal Record 3/29/2014
High 47° 53° 76° (1986) 43°
Low 31° 34° 23° (2014) 23°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:43 AM with 12:31 of sunlight, then sets at 7:14 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:11 PM with 14:21 of moolight, then sets at 3:32 AM

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