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Good Afternoon! Updated: Saturday, August 17th 2:10:00 pm  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 83.3, Max: 83.3, Min: 69.8

Warmer 3.2°F than last hour. 83.3°F

Warm

Heat Index: 
88.2°F
Temp Highs Lows
Today: 83.3°F
2:09pm
69.8°F
6:42am
Yesterday: 83.5°F
4:09pm
64.7°F
4:04am
One Year Ago: 86.4°F 68.8°F
Station Record
On This Date:4
90.6°F
2015
52.8°F
2013
This Month: 86.9°F
Aug 3
52.9°F
Aug 11
Windsor Locks
Record
On This Date:5
96°F
1913
45°F
1979
Normal:5 83 °F 61 °F
Day time It is Day time
Wind from NW Wind:  NW
1.7

Gusting to:
0.0
Current Rain Rain:
0.04 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: +3.2°F
24 Hour: +1.0°F
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 70.5°F
YTD Average: 50.9°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: Warmer 0.1°F than last hour.77.1°F
Last Hour: +0.1°F
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Heavy Rain



Tonight

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
Chance
Showers and
Patchy Fog

Sunday

Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
Showers and
Patchy Fog
then Chance
T-storms

Hi 80 °F Lo 67 °F Hi 83 °F

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Season Dates:
Autumn begins in 37 days
September 23rd @ 3:51am
We've already lost
1 hour and 26 minutes of daylight!
Upcoming Holidays
Labor Day September 2nd
Dew Point Rain Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Decreased 1.5°F since last hour. 71.2°F
Oppressive
In Last Hour: -1.5°F
High Dew
Point:
73.8°F
at 1:35 PM
Low Dew
Point:
67.6°F
at 3:15 AM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 75.1°F
Humidity
Humidity: Decreased 11% since last hour. 67 %
In Last Hour: -11%
High
Today
97%
at 8:00 AM
Low
Today
63%
at 2:06 PM
Barometer
Current: Falling 0.02  inHg/hr 29.961 inHg
In Last Hour: Falling slowly
In Last 3 Hours: Falling
Rain Today: 0.04 in
Rain Last Hour: 0.00 in
Rate Last Hour: 0.00/hr
Max Rain 1.00 in/hr
Rate Today: at 3:54 AM
Rain Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.17 in
August Rain: Under 2.63 in for the month 1.68 in
August Avg: 4.31 in
Diff from Avg: -2.63 in
YTD Rain:1 30.66 in
Last YTD Rain:1 38.03 in
Last Rain: Aug 17
at 7:08 AM
Storm Total: 0.04 in
9 Days in August
99 Snow/Rain Days in 2019
0 Days since last snow/rain
Currently: NW at
1.7 mph
Light Air
Gusting To: 0.0
Max Gust
Last Hour:
7.6 mph WNW
at  1:50 pm
Max Gust
Today:
8.5 mph
at  11:46 AM
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
17.9 mph
on  Aug 8
Max Gust
This Year:
30.5 mph
on  Apr 15
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Heat Index
Current: 88.2°F
Today: 88.5°F  2:00 PM
Yesterday: 86.9°F
Record: 115.3°F
Jul 20, 2013
13 hours,
46 minutes
of Daylight
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(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend
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Which is
2 min 29 sec Shorter Than
Yesterday
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous, 16 days, 15 hours, 0 minutes in cycle
95%
Illuminated



Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 3.7
August: 89.4
2019 to Date: 492.9
Heating Degree Days2
Season to Date: 0.0
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 50.315 in for the season 0.00 in
Season Average:2 50.31 in
Diff from Avg: -50.31 in
Last Snow: Mar 23
Storm Total: 2.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 Snow Days in August
Average First Snow:
November 29th
Moonrise: 8:54 pm
Moonset: 7:50 am
Full Harvest Moon:
Sep 14, 2019
New Moon: Aug 30, 2019
Next Lunar Eclipse:
May 26, 2021
See Astronomy Page
See Moon Names Page
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Aug-17

8.1
Aug-18

7.7
Aug-19

7.7
Sunrise: 6:04 am
Solar Noon: 12:57
Sunset: 7:50 pm
Next Solar Eclipse:
Oct 14, 2023
See Astronomy Page
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 This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Heavy Rain



Hi 80 °F
NWS forecast: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
Chance
Showers and
Patchy Fog

Lo 67 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Sunday

Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
Showers and
Patchy Fog
then Chance
T-storms

Hi 83 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms and
Patchy Fog


Lo 69 °F
Monday

Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Patchy Fog
then Chance
T-storms


Hi 88 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
Chance
Showers

Lo 69 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Chance
T-storms


Hi 87 °F
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Chance
Showers


Lo 69 °F
Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of thunderstorms, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
T-storms
Likely


Hi 84 °F
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