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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 30-Aug-2014 @ 3:16pm  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 0.2°F than last hour.

70.0°F

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High Today
73.4°F
1:29 PM
Low Today
66.0°F
4:19 AM
Yest High
83.7°F
3:54 PM
Yest Low
57.9°F
12:41 AM
Rec* High
93.0°F
1908
Rec* Low
32.0°F
1915
Overcast Overcast

Calm Wind:  WNW
0.0

Gusting to:
0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
1.40 in
This
Afternoon

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 74 °F
Tonight

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Lo 58 °F
Sunday

Areas Fog
Areas
Fog
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: Decreased 0.2°F since last hour. 70.0°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.2°F since last hour. 0.2°F
High 1:29 PM: 73.4°F
Low 4:19 AM: 66.0°F
Record High: 85.1°F on
18-Jul-2011
Record Low: -42.2°F on
21-Feb-2008
Wetbulb: 70.0°F
Leaf Wet:7 0
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 1.40 in
Yesterday: 1.34 in
Last 7 Days: 3.38 in
Aug Rain: 11.13 in
Aug to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
Aug to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 11.13 in for the month 11.13 in
Aug Avg: 3.91 in
Diff from Avg: Over 7.22 in for the month 7.22 in
Season:1 33.31 in
YTD
  Avg:11
0.00 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 33.31 in for the year 33.31 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
30-Aug-2014
at 1:39 PM
76 rain days in 2014
12 days in August
0 days since last rain
Current: WNW  0.0 mph
1Hr Average: 4.0 mph
Wind Run: 52.92 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 0 mph mph
Today: 12 mph 1:46 PM
Sunlight:
13 hrs 21 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 55.6% 44.4%
Which is
2 min 56 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
Evening Crescent, 5 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes in cycle
25%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: No Change 100%
Last Hour: No Change 0%
High 12:00 AM: 100%
Low 11:41 AM: 93%
Record High: 100%
20-Dec-2005
Record Low: 0%
2-Dec-2005
Current: Rising 0.03  inHg/hr 29.807 inHg
Last Hour: Rising
High 12:00 AM: 29.837 in.
Low 2:26 AM: 29.748 in.
Record High: 33.655 inHg
11-Feb-2014
Record Low: 0.000 inHg
0--0
Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Heat Index Air
Today: 1.2
Aug: 101.1
2014 to Date: 356.2
Heating Degree Days
2014 to Date: 5580.7
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: 70.0°F
High 1:29pm: 73.4°F
Yesterday: 88.9°F
Record: 118.6°F
17-Jul-2011
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.184 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Aug-30

6.4
Aug-31

6.2
Sep-01

6.0
Sunrise is at: 6:18 AM
Solar Noon: 12:58
Sunset is at: 7:39 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: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 30 of just the month of August for this station since 2002.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 30 of August for this station since 2002.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 74 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Lo 58 °F
NWS forecast: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Sunday

Areas Fog
Areas
Fog
Hi 79 °F
Sunday
Night

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Lo 66 °F
Labor
Day

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Hi 79 °F
Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 56 °F
Tuesday

Chance Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
Showers
Hi 76 °F
Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 56 °F
Wednesday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 78 °F