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Live Conditions Updated:  20-Apr-2014 10:50am
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Snow Melt Cloud Level
Clear
Clear

69.5°F Warmer 5.2°F than last hour.

Comfortable
Currently 69.5F, Max: 69.5F, Min: 55.3F Feels like:
70°F

24-hr
difference
6.9°FWarmer 6.9°F than yesterday at this time.
Graphic: Baro Sparkline Graph
LOCALLY: Today Yesterday
High: 69.5°F
10:49am
83.3°F
3:00pm
Low: 55.3°F
5:44am
54.3°F
12:58am
NWS
Normal:
Record:
Year:
HIGH
62.0°F
84.0°F
2001
LOW
39.0°F
30.0°F
2013
 Wind from W W
1.7
Gust:
2.0 mph
Light Air
60-Min Avg: 5.2 mph
120-Min Avg: 3.6 mph
Max Gust: 17.3 mph 12:33am
Month: 38.0 mph Apr 13
Record Gust: 57.5 mph
on 1/26/2014
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last
Rain:
4/7/2014
3:03 PM
April: 0.17 in
Last 7 Days: 0.00 in
This Year: 0.31 in
Rain Days: 9 in 2014
12 days since last rain.
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Current: 30.020 inHg  
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 30.022  | Low:  29.973
Graphic: Baro Sparkline Graph
Humidity: 57 % Decreased 7% since last hour.
Humidex: 73.6°F
Dew Point: 53.6°F Increased 1.8°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 60.5°F
Graphic: Baro Sparkline Graph
Waning Gibbous
Waning Gibbous, Moon at 20 days in cycle
69%
Illuminated
UV Forecast Solar Information
20-Apr-2014   High   7.1   
21-Apr-2014   High   6.9   
22-Apr-2014   High   7.7   
Sunrise is at: 6:53 AM
Solar Noon: 13:35
Sunset is at: 8:18 PM
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Daylight
Current: 69.5°F
Today: 69.5°F  10:49am
Yesterday: 81.6°F
Last Week: 81.6°F
Record: 114.4°F   27-Jun-2013
Today: 0.1
April: 5.1
2014 to Date: 5.1
Heating Degree Days
2014 to Date: 3191.0
13 hrs 25 min
of Daylight Today
graph
44.1% 55.9%
Which is
2 min Longer
Than Yesterday
Almanac Snow Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 6:53am
Sunset: 8:18pm
Moonrise: 1:00am
Moonset: 11:15am
Full Moon: 15 April 2014
New Moon: 06:15 UTC 29 April 2014
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
April: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 11.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow day in April
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.198 kg/m3
HIGHS: LOWS:
112.5°F
27-Jun-2012
-6.2°F
26-Feb-2014
Daytime Records
    100.0°F on: Jun 27 2012   5.4°F on: Feb 06 2014
Nitetime Records
  91.6°F on: Jun 28 2012 1.6°F on: Jan 06 2014
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
Currently:
12.0 at 10:50 AM
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast  -   Today and Tonight's Outlook
Today

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 75 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 55 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
 NWS Extended Weather Forecast for Hays
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 55 °F
Monday

Breezy
Breezy

Hi 77 °F
Monday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 43 °F
Tuesday

Breezy
Breezy

Hi 79 °F
Tuesday
Night

Breezy
Breezy

Lo 55 °F
Wednesday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 81 °F
Wednesday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 52 °F
Thursday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 70 °F

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