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Updated: @ 12-Dec-2019 07:40 - next update at 07:45  
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain Outlook
Dry Dry
Currently: 11.9F, Max: 11.9F, Min: 8.1F 11.9°F
Warmer 0.1°F than last hour.


Feels like: 12°F

24-hr difference
18°FWarmer 18.0°F than yesterday at this time.
  Today Yesterday
High: 11.9°F
Low: 8.1°F
 Wind from ENE ENE
1.0 mph
0 Bft - Light Air
Today: 7.0 mph 04:52
Gust Month: 16.0 mph December 9
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate (/hr): 0.000 in
Rain Yesterday: 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.00 in
This Month: 0.31 in
Season Total: 30.76 in
5 rain days in December.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Humidity & Barometer Almanac Moon
Humidity: 75 % Increased 7.0% since last hour.
Dew Point: 5.5°F Increased 2.2°F since last hour.
Barometer: 30.159 inHg Falling 0.03  inHg/hr
Baro Trend: Falling slowly
Sunrise: 07:42
Sunset: 16:31
Moonset: 07:59
Moonrise: 17:16
Daylight: 08:49 -00:00:48
Full Moon
Full Moon, Moon at 15 days in cycle
UV Index Forecast UV Index Forecast
1.2     Low 
1.2     Low 
Air Quality Live Weather (WDL) Live Weather (CWOP) Wind Chill
Current AQI

Weather Display Live CWOP Live
Current: 11.7°F
Today Min: 4.5°F  at 2:39 AM
Yesterday: -9.9°F
Record: -45.6°F
VP Console Trend (60 Mins Ago) Day and Night Warnings
VP Console
Temp: 0.1°F
Baro: -0.026 inHg
Hum: 7%
Dew PT: 2.2°F
 NWS Weather Forecast  - Outlook: Today & Tonight

Today: Snow then Cloudy
Snow then Cloudy

Hi 20 °F ↓
NWS forecast: Snow before noon. Cloudy. High near 20, with temperatures falling to around 17 in the afternoon. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy

Lo 8 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind around 0 mph.
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 Weather On This Day History
Weather History for December 12 (National)
A winter storm produced snow from northern Mississippi to the Middle Atlantic Coast, with 10.5 inches reported at Powhatan VA. Heavy snow whitened the Black Hills of South Dakota, with 36 inches reported at Deer Mountain. Thirteen cities in the north central U.S., from Minnesota to Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date, including Duluth MN and Yankton SD with morning lows of 22 degrees below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

A significant ice storm wreaked havoc across New York and New England on December 12, disrupting electricity and leaving over 1 million homes and businesses without power. New Hampshire alone had as many as 320,000 residents without power, which according to reports it was described as the worst outages in 30 years (Reuters). Four fatalities were reported and parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Maine declared a state of emergency (BBC News).

Weather History for December 12 (Minnesota)
A strong cold front pushes through Minnesota during the early morning hours. By dawn, winds turn to the northwest and increase to 25 to 40 MPH with gusts as high as 70 MPH. The windiest part of the day was from mid morning through mid afternoon when many locations suffered sustained winds in the 30 to 45 MPH range. The highest wind gusts recorded in southern Minnesota during this time included 71 MPH in Welch and 62 MPH near Albert Lea, St. James, Winthrop and Owatonna. Other notable wind gusts included 59 MPH at New Ulm, 58 MPH in Mankato, 55 MPH in St. Cloud and Morris, 54 MPH at Redwood Falls, and 52 MPH at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Scattered trees were downed and a few buildings received minor roof damage across the region.

A December gale along the North Shore leads to winds clocked at 48 mph at Duluth.

Data courtesy of NOAA
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