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Thursday August 17, 2017
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Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Thu 09:00 EST
W 9   16.4 5.1 16.4 47 5 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
NW 9   18.0 5.8 18.0 45 6 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
- 0   16.5 3.6 16.5 42 5 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
NW 9   11.9 8.0 11.0 77 2 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
- 0   14.4 4.5 14.4 51 4 0   -
Sat 09:00 EST
NW 9   13.0 9.1 12.3 77 2 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
- 0   14.0 4.8 14.0 54 3 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
NW 19   12.5 6.2 10.7 65 3 0   -

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