Previous Day Friday Apr 28th, 2017 Forecast Info
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Summary: Cold with light NW winds.

Wind: Local conditions are Light.
Best launches: Wind Power
Good conditions for Lessons and Practice for all sports
No launches for shortboard (planing) windsurf or kitesurf.
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Current Observations Wind Compass
Local Time:
(Apr 28, 2017)
5:48 am
7:53 pm
Day of year: 118
Week of year: 17
Day:
14 hrs 5 min 48 sec
Night:
9 hrs 54 min 12 sec
Current Season: Water
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all times are Central Daylight Time (CDT)
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Wind & Gust Speed Graph
Wind Speeds vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Friday Apr 28th at 2:30 pm (CDT)
updates every 15 minutes

Wind & Gust Direction Graph
Note: West-centered on y-axis due to prevailing winds at this locale.
Wind Directions vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Friday Apr 28th at 2:31 pm (CDT)
updates every 15 minutes

Temperature & Wind Chill Graph
Temperatures vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Friday Apr 28th at 2:17 pm (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Wind Speed & Gust Rosette Graph
Wind Speeds vs. Directions(details ▼)
updated: Friday Apr 28th at 2:18 pm (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Tabular Data for Friday Apr 28th, 2017

A summary of Today's observations are shown in the table below. All measured values are time averages over the 15 minute interval, except wind gusts which by definition are a maximum value. Windsock ratings of 2 or higher are indicated. Observations during daylight hours are shown with light green background for date and time cells. This table is updated every time any graph is updated. Also, clicking a data row will toggle highlighting on/off for easy reference.

The Weather Center records observations every minute (1,440 minutes per day) and that set of data is 'thinned' down to a reasonable number of data points (96 using a 15 minute interval) without sacrificing much data integrity. You can learn more about the system, data and database on the information and sensor pages.

Download Summary observations (15 minute interval, .csv format)

Raw observations (1 minute observations) can be viewed here and are archived at the end of the day. See Yesterday History page or any other date prior for Raw data download.

DateTimeTemperatureWind ChillWind (mph)
(2+ windsocks are indicated)
Wind Gust (mph)
(peak during interval)
Apr 28, 201712:00 am39.1 °F34.1 °F5.7 SSW (207°)13.5 SW (215°)
Apr 28, 201712:15 am38.9 °F33.5 °F9.0 SW (224°)15.5 SW (229°)
Apr 28, 201712:30 am38.5 °F32.8 °F9.0 SW (223°)16.0 SW (229°)
Apr 28, 201712:45 am38.5 °F31.6 °F10.8 SW (229°)17.0 SW (219°)
Apr 28, 20171:00 am38.6 °F32.8 °F8.5 SW (227°)19.2 WSW (240°)
Apr 28, 20171:15 am38.4 °F33.8 °F6.3 SW (222°)12.7 WSW (241°)
Apr 28, 20171:30 am38.3 °F33.6 °F6.4 SW (218°)12.1 SSW (213°)
Apr 28, 20171:45 am38.5 °F32.4 °F10.3 SW (235°)16.9 WSW (250°)
Apr 28, 20172:00 am38.5 °F31.8 °F10.1 SW (231°)18.9 SW (233°)
Apr 28, 20172:15 am38.5 °F32.4 °F9.3 SW (236°)14.5 WSW (251°)
Apr 28, 20172:30 am38.7 °F33.9 °F7.1 SW (229°)13.5 WSW (250°)
Apr 28, 20172:45 am38.4 °F33.1 °F8.0 SW (231°)12.6 WSW (251°)
Apr 28, 20173:00 am37.9 °F32.7 °F6.9 SW (226°)14.2 SW (234°)
Apr 28, 20173:15 am38.1 °F32.3 °F8.4 SW (224°)12.9 SW (232°)
Apr 28, 20173:30 am37.8 °F31.7 °F8.5 SW (223°)15.3 SW (234°)
Apr 28, 20173:45 am37.7 °F32.0 °F8.2 SW (223°)14.7 SSW (200°)
Apr 28, 20174:00 am37.7 °F29.7 °F13.2 WSW (240°)17.8 WSW (248°)
Apr 28, 20174:15 am37.4 °F29.1 °F13.6 WSW (241°)18.6 WSW (248°)
Apr 28, 20174:30 am37.1 °F28.5 °F14.3 WSW (244°)19.3 SW (232°)
Apr 28, 20174:45 am37.0 °F28.2 °F14.3 WSW (244°)21.4 SW (234°)
Apr 28, 20175:00 am36.4 °F28.6 °F11.8 SW (235°)23.7 WSW (248°)
Apr 28, 20175:15 am36.6 °F29.0 °F11.0 WSW (240°)16.7 WSW (243°)
Apr 28, 20175:30 am36.3 °F27.7 °F13.8 WSW (246°)18.2 WSW (243°)
Apr 28, 20175:45 am36.1 °F27.9 °F12.5 WSW (250°)17.5 WSW (244°)
Apr 28, 20176:00 am36.0 °F28.2 °F11.1 WSW (255°)16.3 WSW (253°)
Apr 28, 20176:15 am35.8 °F28.0 °F11.3 WSW (254°)15.5 WSW (253°)
Apr 28, 20176:30 am35.8 °F29.3 °F8.6 WSW (257°)15.2 WSW (257°)
Apr 28, 20176:45 am35.8 °F28.6 °F9.7 WSW (257°)14.8 W (267°)
Apr 28, 20177:00 am35.9 °F29.1 °F9.0 WSW (248°)15.3 WSW (250°)
Apr 28, 20177:15 am36.4 °F32.4 °F5.0 SW (228°)11.6 SW (232°)
Apr 28, 20177:30 am36.9 °F33.6 °F4.8 SW (226°)9.4 SW (234°)
Apr 28, 20177:45 am37.1 °F33.3 °F4.6 SW (233°)8.1 WSW (237°)
Apr 28, 20178:00 am37.5 °F33.7 °F4.9 SW (222°)9.1 SW (217°)
Apr 28, 20178:15 am37.8 °F34.3 °F5.2 SW (220°)8.4 SSW (208°)
Apr 28, 20178:30 am38.0 °F33.5 °F6.1 SW (229°)10.1 SW (236°)
Apr 28, 20178:45 am38.1 °F35.1 °F4.9 SW (218°)10.6 SW (226°)
Apr 28, 20179:00 am38.6 °F34.0 °F6.3 WSW (239°)9.9 WSW (247°)
Apr 28, 20179:15 am39.0 °F35.5 °F5.5 SW (226°)10.2 SSW (195°)
Apr 28, 20179:30 am39.5 °F36.4 °F4.7 SSW (212°)9.1 SW (222°)
Apr 28, 20179:45 am40.1 °F37.0 °F4.6 SSW (200°)9.8 SW (229°)
Apr 28, 201710:00 am40.5 °F39.0 °F3.9 SSW (203°)7.9 S (179°)
Apr 28, 201710:15 am41.1 °F38.9 °F3.6 SW (223°)9.4 SSW (213°)
Apr 28, 201710:30 am41.6 °F38.6 °F5.2 SW (227°)8.6 SW (234°)
Apr 28, 201710:45 am42.1 °F39.7 °F4.5 SW (229°)10.6 SW (236°)
Apr 28, 201711:00 am42.2 °F39.4 °F5.2 WSW (243°)9.3 SW (229°)
Apr 28, 201711:15 am42.3 °F38.8 °F6.0 SW (233°)9.9 WSW (239°)
Apr 28, 201711:30 am42.6 °F38.8 °F6.6 WSW (239°)10.2 WSW (247°)
Apr 28, 201711:45 am43.1 °F39.7 °F6.3 WSW (240°)15.1 WSW (250°)
Apr 28, 201712:00 pm43.7 °F41.3 °F4.6 WSW (239°)12.6 WSW (241°)
Apr 28, 201712:15 pm43.9 °F40.2 °F6.4 WSW (244°)11.0 WSW (248°)
Apr 28, 201712:30 pm44.7 °F42.1 °F5.5 WSW (255°)9.1 WSW (247°)
Apr 28, 201712:45 pm44.8 °F42.2 °F5.2 WSW (248°)9.4 WSW (241°)
Apr 28, 20171:00 pm45.7 °F44.8 °F3.1 SSW (194°)9.2 WSW (241°)
Apr 28, 20171:15 pm47.1 °F45.3 °F4.5 S (176°)9.8 S (185°)
Apr 28, 20171:30 pm47.5 °F46.9 °F3.1 S (179°)10.4 SSE (154°)
Apr 28, 20171:45 pm47.8 °F46.5 °F3.6 SSW (210°)8.1 SSW (193°)
Apr 28, 20172:00 pm47.8 °F47.0 °F3.5 SSW (205°)8.2 SW (229°)
Apr 28, 20172:15 pm48.4 °F47.1 °F4.2 SSW (207°)7.3 SSW (212°)
Apr 28, 20172:30 pm48.7 °F48.1 °F3.5 SSW (194°)8.6 SSW (202°)
Weather data and summary provided for informational purposes only.