• Early AM

    Jul 1

    Lo 56°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Today

    Jul 1

    67°Lo 55°

    Partial sunshine

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Jul 2

    71°Lo 57°

    Partly sunny and cool

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      75°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Jul 3

    74°Lo 57°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
  • Sat

    Jul 4

    77°Lo 60°

    Pleasant with plenty of sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      86°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
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Hi 74° RealFeel® 80° Precipitation 6%

Day

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E

S

W

  • ENE 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Pleasant with sun and some clouds

  • Max UV Index: 8 (Very High)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 57° RealFeel® 55° Precipitation 8%

Night

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E

S

W

  • NE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Patchy clouds

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

Temperature History - Jul 3

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  Today Normal Record 7/3/2014
High 74° 83° 98° (1901) 73°
Low 57° 62° 43° (1917) 54°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:19 AM with 15:07 of sunlight, then sets at 8:26 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 9:33 PM with 10:44 of moolight, then sets at 8:17 AM

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