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Good Morning! Updated: Tuesday, August 22nd 6:45:00 am  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 67.5, Max: 68.9, Min: 66.2

Warmer 1.1°F than last hour. 67.5°F

Comfortable

Heat Index: 
67.5°F
Temp Highs Lows
Today: 68.9°F
12:00am
66.2°F
5:28am
Yesterday: 82.5°F
12:23pm
59.2°F
6:19am
One Year Ago: 76.4°F 56.4°F
Station Record
On This Date:4
82.2°F
2013
56.4°F
2016
This Month: 88.0°F
Aug 1
55.2°F
Aug 6
Windsor Locks
Record
On This Date:5
93.0°F
1976
41.0°F
1982
Normal:5 82 °F 60 °F
Day time It is Day time
Calm Wind:  SW
0.0

Gusting to:
0.0
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: +1.1°F
24 Hour: +7.9°F
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 69.7°F
YTD Average: 52.1°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: Colder 0.4°F than last hour.76.6°F
Last Hour: -0.4°F
Today

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.Heavy Rain
and Patchy
Fog

Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Heavy Rain


Wednesday

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.Slight Chance
Showers then
Mostly Sunny

Hi 87 °F Lo 68 °F Hi 78 °F

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Season Dates:
Autumn begins in 31 days
September 22nd @ 4:02pm
We've already lost
1 hour and 39 minutes of daylight!
Upcoming Holidays
Labor Day September 4th
Dew Point Rain Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Increased 1.1°F since last hour. 65.4°F
Muggy
In Last Hour: +1.1°F
High Dew
Point:
66.2°F
at 12:00 AM
Low Dew
Point:
64.1°F
at 5:28 AM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 66.2°F
Humidity
Humidity: No Change 93 %
In Last Hour: 0%
High
Today
93%
at 3:35 AM
Low
Today
91%
at 12:00 AM
Barometer
Current: No Change 30.067 inHg
In Last Hour: Steady
In Last 3 Hours: Steady
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Last Hour: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.70 in
August Rain: Over 0.44 in for the month 3.69 in
August Avg: 3.25 in
Diff from Avg: 0.44 in
YTD Rain:1 32.79 in
Last YTD Rain:1 24.30 in
Last Rain: Aug 19
@ 6:53 AM
Storm Total: 0.65 in
8 Days in August
99 Snow/Rain Days in 2017
3 Days since last snow/rain
Currently: SW at
0.0 mph
Calm
Gusting To: 0.0
Max Gust
Last Hour:
0.0 mph N
Max Gust
Today:
0.0 mph
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
12.1 mph
on  Aug 6
Max Gust
This Year:
31.1 mph
on  Apr 16
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Heat Index
Current: 67.5°F
Today: 68.9°F  12:00 AM
Yesterday: 86.0°F
Record: 115.3°F
Jul 20, 2013
Daylight:
Possible hours of Daylight
13:33

Which is
2 min 34 sec Shorter Than
Yesterday

New Moon
Evening Crescent, 0 days, 16 hours, 20 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated



Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 0.8
August: 103.3
2017 to Date: 448.7
Heating Degree Days2
Season to Date: 8.8
See Degree Day Info Page
Snow Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
August Snow: No Change 0.00 in
August Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 Under 48.15 in for the season 0.00 in
Season Average:2 48.15 in
Diff from Avg: -48.15 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 Snow Days in August
Average First Snow:
November 29th
Moonrise: 6:57 am
Moonset: 7:42 pm
Full Corn Moon:
Sep 6, 2017
New Moon: Sep 20, 2017
Next Lunar Eclipse:
Jan 31, 2018
See Astronomy Page
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Aug-22

8.0
Aug-23

7.6
Aug-24

7.7
Sunrise: 6:09 am
Solar Noon: 12:56
Sunset: 7:42 pm
Next Solar Eclipse:
Aug 21, 2017
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1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.    2 Snow & heating degree day season July 1st to June 30th.   
3 Snow manually measured, usually around 6PM.   
4 Station high/low records for this date, exclusive of todays readings.
5 Windsor Locks Record and Normal temperatures are at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT and are updated at 4AM.
6 Overnight Frost calculation starts at 10AM and resets to zero at 10AM the next day.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.Heavy Rain
and Patchy
Fog

Hi 87 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Heavy Rain


Lo 68 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.Slight Chance
Showers then
Mostly Sunny

Hi 78 °F
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Mostly Clear


Lo 56 °F
Thursday

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Sunny


Hi 75 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.Mostly Clear


Lo 54 °F
Friday

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.Sunny


Hi 74 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.Mostly Clear


Lo 50 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73.Sunny


Hi 73 °F
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