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  • Can you trust weather forecasts during the government shutdown? Absolutely!

    Jan 17, 2019; 8:58 PM

    "We feel badly for our weather colleagues in government who are not getting paid during the shutdown," said Marshall Moss, AccuWeather vice president, Forecasting and Graphic Operations. "Like us, they're doing critical life-saving work and issuing public warnings and we hope they are paid soon."

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High 79° Boca Raton, FL
Low -21° Saranac Lake, NY
Precip 4.56" Lake Arrowhead, CA


Daylight in the Northern Hemisphere is increasing at its highest rate during March and April. Later in May and June, daylight is increasing at a much slower pace.

This Day In Weather History

Watts, Okla. (1930)
The coldest temperature ever in the state was reached today, 27 degrees below zero. It was the first in string of 33 days when temperature averaged 2.8 degrees below zero F.; this is 7.7 degrees colder than any other period since records started.

Imperial, Calif. (1993)
A total of 4.02 inches of rain so far in January; this is 25 times more than the normal of 0.16 of an inch.

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