• Cloudy 61°
    Outdoor Concert Current Weather
    • RealFeel
      55°
    • Relative Humidity
      75%
    • Wind
      Speed
      16 mph
  • Early AM

    May 3

    Lo 57°

    A shower or thunderstorm

    Outdoor Concert Weather
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      67°
    • Precip
      65%
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
    Day Details >
  • Today

    May 3

    Hi 84°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Excellent for an outdoor concert
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Precip
      25%
    • Wind
      Speed
      16 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    May 4

    Hi 68°

    A couple of t-storms; cooler

    Poor for an outdoor concert
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      68°
    • Precip
      67%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    Day Details >
Next

Thunderstorms, some strong, this evening through Tuesday afternoon; storms can bring hail and damaging winds

5/3 5/4 Now: 4:26am
AM 4-8
  • 4am Thunderstorms 57° 51%
  • 5am Thunderstorms 59° 63%
  • 6am Mostly cloudy w/ t-storms 60° 58%
  • 7am Intermittent clouds 64° 49%
  • 8am Mostly cloudy 65° 20%
PM 3-8
  • 3pm Partly sunny 83° 1%
  • 4pm Partly sunny 84° 1%
  • 5pm Intermittent clouds 83° 2%
  • 6pm Intermittent clouds 82° 2%
  • 7pm Intermittent clouds 80° 5%
  • 8pm Cloudy 77° 13%
PM 9-2
  • 9pm Cloudy 75° 13%
  • 10pm Cloudy 72° 17%
  • 11pm Cloudy 70° 47%
  • 12am Thunderstorms 64° 51%
  • 1am Cloudy 65° 47%
  • 2am Cloudy 64° 34%
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