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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 01-Oct-2014 @ 11:14am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 2.2°F than last hour.

57.7°F

Feels like:  55°F
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High Today
57.7°F
11:13 AM
Low Today
46.4°F
2:45 AM
Yest High
57.4°F
2:50 PM
Yest Low
40.8°F
2:51 AM
Rec* High
91.0°F
1976
Rec* Low
25.0°F
1947
Overcast Overcast

Wind from SE Wind:  SE
11.5

Gusting to:
12 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Today

Chance Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
Showers
Hi 62 °F
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Showers
Likely
Lo 54 °F
Thursday

Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%
Showers

Hi 67 °F
Current Sky Cam image (click to enlarge) Click Sky Cam image to view Time Lapse AVI File
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 3.6°F since last hour. 49.9°F
Last Hour: Decreased 3.6°F since last hour. 3.6°F
High 9:52 AM: 54.3°F
Low 2:45 AM: 46.4°F
Record High: 85.1°F on
18-Jul-2011
Record Low: -42.2°F on
21-Feb-2008
Wetbulb: 53.6°F
Leaf Wet:7 0
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.18 in
Oct Rain: 0.00 in
Oct to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
Oct to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
No Change 0.00 in
Oct Avg: 2.56 in
Diff from Avg: Under 2.56 in for the month 2.56 in
Season:1 35.90 in
YTD
  Avg:11
0.00 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 35.9 in for the year 35.90 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
25-Sep-2014
at 4:39 PM
87 rain days in 2014
0 days in October
1 day since last rain
Current: SE  11.5 mph
1Hr Average: 12.1 mph
Wind Run: 69.20 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 12 mph mph
Today: 24 mph 10:16 AM
Sunlight:
Unavailable
 
FIRST QUARTER, 7 days, 10 hours, 0 minutes in cycle
49%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 18% since last hour. 75%
Last Hour: Decreased 18% since last hour. 18%
High 12:00 AM: 100%
Low 11:09 AM: 75%
Record High: 100%
20-Dec-2005
Record Low: 0%
2-Dec-2005
Current: Falling 0.012  inHg/hr 29.955 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 12:00 AM: 30.044 in.
Low 10:13 AM: 29.955 in.
Record High: 33.655 inHg
11-Feb-2014
Record Low: 0.000 inHg
0--0
Heating Degree Days Snow3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 8.2
Oct: 8.2
2014 to Date: 5800.1
Cooling Degree Days
2014 to Date: 387.0
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Oct Snow: Under 0.079 in for the month 0.00 in
Oct Avg: 0.08 in
Diff from Avg: -0.08 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in October
0 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
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Average 1st Snow:
Current: 55.3°F
Low 3:31 AM: 41.7°F
Yesterday: 33.0°F
Record: -72.8°F
30-Dec-2013
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.224 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Oct-01

4.3
Oct-02

4.3
Oct-03

3.5
Sunrise is at: 6:56 AM
Solar Noon: 12:47
Sunset is at: 6:38 PM
Soil Conditions8   Station All Time Records Cloud Level
.2 in: 57 °F
.4 in: 59°F
.8 in: 60°F
2.0 in: 57°F

Growing conditions
at the depth of:  .2 in:


Soil moisture range is from
0-Wet to 200-Dry/Frozen
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HIGHS: LOWS:
102.4°F
5-Jul-2012
-30.5°F
16-Jan-2009
Daytime Records
  98.1°F
04-Jul-2012
  -19.3°F
06-Jan-2014
Nitetime Records
  82.4°F
21-Jul-2011
  -18.4°F
07-Jan-2014
ICN:18 | S3C2:1 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok |
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   7 Leaf Wetness is surface moisture on foliage. 0 being totally dry and 15 being totally saturated.   8 Soil moisture and temperatures are from sensors burried in the ground at the levels specified.   10 Historical average only to day 1 of just the month of October for this station since 2002.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 1 of October for this station since 2002.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Chance Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
Showers
Hi 62 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Showers
Likely
Lo 54 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%
Showers

Hi 67 °F
Thursday
Night

Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%
Showers

Lo 47 °F
Friday

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 53 °F
Friday
Night

Chance Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
Showers
Lo 36 °F
Saturday

Chance Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
Showers
Hi 45 °F
Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 34 °F
Sunday

Partly Sunny
Partly
Sunny
Hi 51 °F