Friday, January 8, 2010

It's Cold Down Here!

2010 Houston Marathon Weather Update

The 16-day model now shows temperature and dewpoints starting in the 30s, and not increasing above 40 through the day with a light northwest wind [the graph is in UTC, six hours ahead of Houston].

AccuWeather has Saturday night and Sunday on their 6 to 10 day forecast. They're lowering the predicted morning temperature, but still show a warm afternoon:

Saturday Night, Jan 16
Low: 35°F RealFeel®: 32°F
Partly Cloudy

Sunday, Jan 17
High: 63°F RealFeel®: 67°F
Mostly sunny and warmer

The Weather Channel tends to weight their long term predictions with seasonal averages. For Saturday night they show:
Overnight Low 45°F
Precip 60%
Wind: W 3 mph
Max. Humidity: 89%

For Sunday they show:
High 60°F
Precip 30%
Wind: WNW 8 mph
Max. Humidity: 74%
UV Index: 3 Moderate
Sunrise: 7:17 AM CT

Today, the weather buzz is this weekend's extreme cold. This morning's low was below 28°F down here on the coast.

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