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Updated: @ 24-Jan-2017 3:12pm  
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain Outlook
Partly cloudy Partly cloudy
Currently: 31.7, Max: 33.3, Min: 31.0 31.7°F
Warmer 0.1°F than last hour.

Uncomfortably Cold

Feels like: 32.7°F

24-hr difference
-0.8°FColder 0.8°F than yesterday at this time.
  Today Yesterday
High: 33.3°F
4:52am
33.7°F
10:56am
Low: 31.0°F
7:57am
31.7°F
10:49pm
 Wind from ENE ENE
7
Gust:
13 mph
2 Bft - Light breeze
Today: 14 mph 2:39pm
Gust Month: 30 mph January 10
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate (/hr): 0.000 in
Rain Yesterday: 0.00 in
This Month: 0.18 in
Season Total: 0.18 in
2 days since last rain.
Tonight

Tonight: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Low around 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Snow and
Patchy
Blowing Snow
Humidity & Barometer Almanac Moon
Humidity: 90 % Increased 0.3% since last hour.
Dew Point: 29.1°F Increased 0.2°F since last hour.
Barometer: 29.79 inHg Falling 0.02  inHg/hr
Baro Trend: Falling
Sunrise: 7:43am
Sunset: 5:35pm
Moonrise: 4:53am
Moonset: 2:57pm
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 25 days in cycle
10%
Illuminated
UV Index Solar Radiation
   0.0    None
High: 0.0 @ 12:00am
26 W/m2
High: 91 @  11:37am
 NWS Weather Forecast  - Outlook: This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Slight Chance
Snow

Hi 32 °F
NWS forecast: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Davis VP+ forecast: Mostly cloudy and cooler. Precip likely and windy
 
Tonight

Tonight: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Low around 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Snow and
Patchy
Blowing Snow

Lo 28 °F
NWS forecast: Snow, mainly after 7pm. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Low around 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
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This Date In Weather History
Weather History for January 24
 
1935
Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at Winthrop MA. (David Ludlum)

1989
Heavy snow blanketed the Rockies and the Northern High Plains Region. Hettinger ND received 12 inches of snow. Wolf Creek Pass CO was blanketed with 16 inches of snow in just 24 hours. Severe cold prevailed across Alaska. Between the 24th and the 29th of January, a total of thirty stations in the state report all-time record low temperatures. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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