• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 55°

    Areas of fog

    Lawn Mowing Weather
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      53°
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    75°Lo 56°

    Areas of fog in the morning

    Very Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    82°Lo 62°

    Colder in the afternoon

    Excellent for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    • Precip
      19%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    78°Lo 55°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      79°
  • Sat

    May 9

    70°Lo 48°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    more
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Hi 78° RealFeel® 79° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 12 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Mostly cloudy and warm with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.53 in
  • Rain: 0.53 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs
Lo 55° RealFeel® 49° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • N 10 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

A couple of heavy thunderstorms in the evening; cloudy and mild

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.35 in
  • Rain: 0.35 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2014
High 78° 68° 91° (1963) 89°
Low 55° 46° 29° (1983) 51°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:40 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 7:57 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:22 PM with 10:04 of moolight, then sets at 9:26 AM

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Fri. Degree Days

Fri. Evapotranspiration