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Every year around Easter, my elementary school classmates would stop asking their parents for horses and start asking for rabbits. It makes sense; young children see rabbits all around them as part of Easter displays and decorations and decide they need one. As far as I know, none of those c…

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Mon
50°
69°
Mon
69°/50°
Clear. Lows overnight in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:40:35 AM

Sunset: 05:08:53 PM

Humidity: 84%

Wind: ESE @ 4mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Monday Night

Clear skies. Low near 50F. Winds light and variable.

Tue
67°
76°
Tue
76°/67°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:41:25 AM

Sunset: 05:08:38 PM

Humidity: 68%

Wind: SE @ 13mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Tuesday Night

Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing late. Low 67F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Wed
56°
80°
Wed
80°/56°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 60%

Sunrise: 06:42:15 AM

Sunset: 05:08:26 PM

Humidity: 78%

Wind: SW @ 14mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Wednesday Night

A few clouds. Low 56F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
64°
76°
Thu
76°/64°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:43:05 AM

Sunset: 05:08:16 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: ESE @ 4mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Thursday Night

Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing overnight. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

Fri
63°
77°
Fri
77°/63°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 60%

Sunrise: 06:43:55 AM

Sunset: 05:08:07 PM

Humidity: 78%

Wind: S @ 10mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Friday Night

Scattered thunderstorms during the evening. A steady rain arriving overnight. Low 63F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%.

Sat
61°
69°
Sat
69°/61°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 70%

Sunrise: 06:44:44 AM

Sunset: 05:07:59 PM

Humidity: 81%

Wind: NE @ 7mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Saturday Night

Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low 61F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Sun
43°
66°
Sun
66°/43°
Showers, maybe a rumble of thunder. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Chance of Rain: 60%

Sunrise: 06:45:33 AM

Sunset: 05:07:54 PM

Humidity: 76%

Wind: W @ 10mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Sunday Night

Rain showers in the evening becoming more intermittent overnight. Low 43F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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