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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 01-Aug-2014 @ 8:51am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 3.4°F than last hour.

64.8°F

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High Today
64.8°F
8:48 AM
Low Today
57.2°F
5:32 AM
Yest High
83.1°F
2:45 PM
Yest Low
56.3°F
6:03 AM
Rec* High
98.0°F
1988
Rec* Low
38.0°F
1903
Clear Clear

Wind from SW Wind:  SW
3.5

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

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Hi 80 °F
Tonight

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 53 °F
Saturday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 79 °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: Increased 3.4°F since last hour. 64.8°F
Last Hour: Increased 3.4°F since last hour. 3.4°F
High 8:48 AM: 64.8°F
Low 5:32 AM: 57.2°F
Record High: 85.1°F on
18-Jul-2011
Record Low: -42.2°F on
21-Feb-2008
Wetbulb: 64.8°F
Leaf Wet:7 0
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 1.07 in
Last 7 Days: 1.31 in
Aug Rain: 0.00 in
Aug to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
Aug to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
No Change 0.00 in
Aug Avg: 3.91 in
Diff from Avg: Under 3.91 in for the month 3.91 in
Season:1 22.18 in
YTD
  Avg:11
0.00 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 22.18 in for the year 22.18 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
31-Jul-2014
at 7:06 PM
65 rain days in 2014
0 days in August
0 days since last rain
Current: SW  3.5 mph
1Hr Average: Calm
Wind Run: 1.14 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 3 mph mph
Today: 3 mph 8:31 AM
Sunlight:
14 hrs 39 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 61% 39%
Which is
2 min 19 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
Evening Crescent, 5 days, 15 hours, 9 minutes in cycle
27%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: No Change 100%
Last Hour: No Change 0%
High 12:00 AM: 100%
Low 12:00 AM: 100%
Record High: 100%
20-Dec-2005
Record Low: 0%
2-Dec-2005
Current: No Change 30.044 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 8:10 AM: 30.073 in.
Low 1:55 AM: 29.984 in.
Record High: 33.655 inHg
11-Feb-2014
Record Low: 0.000 inHg
0--0
Heating Degree Days Snow3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 1.9
Aug: 1.9
2014 to Date: 5575.9
Cooling Degree Days
2014 to Date: 255.1
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Aug Snow: No Change 0.00 in
Aug Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in August
0 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
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Average 1st Snow:
Current: 64.8°F
Low 5:32 AM: 57.2°F
Yesterday: 56.3°F
Record: -72.8°F
30-Dec-2013
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.207 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Aug-01

6.8
Aug-02

7.1
Aug-03

7.4
Sunrise is at: 5:45 AM
Solar Noon: 13:04
Sunset is at: 8:24 PM
Soil Conditions8   Station All Time Records Cloud Level
.2 in: 76 °F
.4 in: 76°F
.8 in: 74°F
2.0 in: 68°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:0 | 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 August for this station since 2002.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 1 of August for this station since 2002.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Hi 80 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 53 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 79 °F
Saturday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 59 °F
Sunday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 79 °F
Sunday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 61 °F
Monday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 79 °F
Monday
Night

Chance T-Storms
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 61 °F
Tuesday

Chance T-Storms
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 76 °F