• Today

    Sep 18

    78°Lo 62°

    Clearing

    Unlikely for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      6 mph
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Sep 19

    76°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny and nice

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Sep 20

    83°Lo 65°

    Times of sun and clouds

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      11 mph
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Sep 21

    85°Lo 67°

    Warm with partial sunshine

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      10 mph
    • Precip
      23%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
  • Mon

    Sep 22

    77°Lo 57°

    A couple of showers possible

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      11 mph
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 85° RealFeel® 86° Precipitation 23%

Day

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E

S

W

  • SW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Warm with partial sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 7%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 67° RealFeel® 62° Precipitation 53%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • WSW 7 mph
  • Gusts: 11 mph

Occasional evening rain and drizzle; otherwise, mostly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 16%
  • Precipitation: 0.03 in
  • Rain: 0.03 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs

Temperature History - Sep 21

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  Today Normal Record 9/21/2013
High 85° 78° 96° (1895) 80°
Low 67° 60° 41° (1956) 64°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:55 AM with 12:12 of sunlight, then sets at 7:07 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:28 AM with 13:13 of moolight, then sets at 5:41 PM

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