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251 AM EDT Tue May 21 2024 SYNOPSIS... Mid-summer warmth will be upon the Lower Lakes today with well above normal temperatures and elevated humidity levels. With the mild conditions and humidity today it will also support some showers and thunderstorm well inland from the lakes. A greater threat for showers and storms arrives Wednesday as a cold front approaches the region. Cooler more comfortable weather can be expected Thursday into the first part of the Memorial Day weekend. Unsettle weather then makes a return on Sunday. Area Forecast Discussion
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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: @ 11:45pm  
Temperatures Current Conditions Forecast
Lake Erie:59F
Lake Ontario:50F
Currently Outside: Colder 1.9°F than last hour.

68.8°F

Comfortable
High Today
87.5°F
11:44 AM
Low Today
64.7°F
3:49 AM
Yest High
87.4°F
1:31 PM
Yest Low
56.8°F
5:40 AM
Sta* High
84.9°F
2021
Sta* Low
41.2°F
2019
* This Station's Records Since 12/2013
Rec* High
95.0°F
1925
Rec* Low
36.0°F
1993
Weather Server uptime 3 Days 20 Hours 45 Minutes 32 Seconds
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Public Info Statement
mostly clear mostly clear

Wind from NE Wind:  NE
0.2

Gusting to:
0.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Chandler Burning Index: LOW Current CBI
Fire Danger:
1.6 of 100
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
Wednesday

Wednesday: Slight Chance Rain Showers then Showers And Thunderstorms
Slight Chance Rain Showers then Showers And T-Storms
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
Chance Showers And T-Storms
Lo 67 °F Hi 84 °F ↓ Lo 61 °F

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Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 61.3°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 0.3°F
High 11:17 AM: 69.3°F
Low 4:07 AM: 60.1°F
Record High: 74.7°F on
Sep-6-2023
Record Low: -15.3°F on
Apr-24-2024
Wetbulb: 64.2°F
Leaf Wet:7 0
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.74 in
May Rain: 1.58 in
May to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
May to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 1.58 in for the month 1.58 in
May Avg: 1.40 in
Diff from Avg: Over 0.18 in for the month 0.18 in
Season:1 6.67 in
YTD
  Avg:11
6.83 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Under 0.16 in for the year 0.16 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
May-17-2024
at 10:49 PM
59 rain days in 2024
6 days in May
3 days since last rain
Current: NE  0.2 mph
1Hr Average: 0.1 mph
Wind Run: 45.04 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 0.0 mph mph
Today: 17.3 mph 2:10 PM
Month: 27.0 mph May-13
Year: 55.0 mph Apr-30
Record Gust: 56.0 mph
Nov-11-2023
Sunlight:
14 hrs 21 min
5 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
1 min 27 sec longer than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Waxing Gibbous
Waxing Gibbous, 14 days, 0 hours, 26 minutes in cycle
98%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Increased 4% since last hour. 77%
Last Hour: Increased 4% since last hour. 4%
High 3:19 AM: 86%
Low 11:48 AM: 49%
Record High: 98%
Apr-29-2024
Record Low: 18%
May-18-2023
Current: Falling 0.014  inHg/hr 29.828 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 8:35 AM: 29.903 in.
Low 11:36 PM: 29.827 in.
Record High: 30.693 inHg
Dec-13-2023
Record Low: 28.948 inHg
Jan-9-2024
Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Heat Index AIR
Today: 6.1
May: 22.9
2024 to Date: 25.4
Heating Degree Days
2024 to Date: 2831.5
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
May Snow: No Change 0.00 in
May Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 70.75 in
Snow Depth: 4.00 in
0 snow days in May
13 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
Nov-1-2023
Average 1st Snow:
28 of Nov
Current: 68.8°F
High 11:44am: 91.7°F
Yesterday: 89.7°F
Record: 104.7°F
Sep-6-2023
Quality
Index6:

52


Moderate
Density:
1.19 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
High Today:   8.1 @ 1:20 PM
May-22

7.3
May-23

7.5
May-24

7.8
High Today:  
853 W/m2 @ 12:08 PM
Sun Hours Today:
07:23
   This Month: 93:51 Hrs
Rise: 5:45 am  Set: 8:39 pm
Soil Depth/Temp8 Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
0.6 in: 63°F °F
1.2 in: 61°F
1.8 in: 59°F

Growing conditions
at the depth of:  0.6 in:


Soil moisture range is from
0-Wet to 200-Dry/Frozen
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.21 in
7-Days Rain: 0.74 in
7-Days ET: 1.02 in
7-Day:  0.276 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.276 in
May:  1.07 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 1.07 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
94.8°F
Sep-6-2023
-14.1°F
Apr-24-2024
Daytime Records
  91.8°F
Sep-06-2023
  12.4°F
Jan-20-2024
Nitetime Records
  79.0°F
Jul-29-2023
  10.6°F
Jan-17-2024
ICN:1 | S3C2:6 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:98%
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.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   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 21 of just the month of May for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 21 of May for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Tonight & Wednesday
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear

Lo 67 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South wind 2 to 8 mph.
Local station forecast: Increasing clouds with little temp change.
Wednesday

Wednesday: Slight Chance Rain Showers then Showers And Thunderstorms
Slight Chance Rain Showers then Showers And T-Storms

Hi 84 °F ↓
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High near 84, with temperatures falling to around 75 in the afternoon. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
Chance Showers And T-Storms
Thursday

Thursday: Chance Rain Showers
Chance Rain Showers
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
Friday

Friday: Sunny
Sunny
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
Chance Showers And T-Storms
Saturday

Saturday: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
Chance Showers And T-Storms
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
Chance Showers And T-Storms
Lo 61 °F Hi 75 °F Lo 55 °F Hi 79 °F Lo 59 °F Hi 78 °F Lo 57 °F

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