Warmer Temps In August

By: chatcat , 12:41 AM GMT on August 20, 2009

Since August has begun, we have seen our temps closer to normal, but we continue to have the jet stream dipping down creating cooler than normal temps. We continue to have above normal rainfall, our total for the month at 4.3" and we're expecting more tonight. In fact, thunderstorms are knocking on our door at this time. A tornado watch has just been issued for the counties just to our SW so its just a matter of time before our county is included also. There has been severe weather this afternoon in Iowa and Illinois and that's what is heading our way for tonight through tomorrow morning.



CURRENT CONDITIONS @ 8:30PM
Temp: 75.6°F
Heat Index: 77°F
Today's High: 79°F
Humidity: 59%
Dew Point: 63°F
Avg Wind: 5 ESE
Pressure: 29.83"
Sunrise: 6:46 AM
Sunset: 8:33 PM




OUR FORECAST:
Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind between 6 and 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 13 mph increasing to between 20 and 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.


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