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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BUTLER County
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Regional Hourly Observations For BUTLER County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS PTSUNNY 34 22 61 N7 29.98S WCI 28 CHARLES CITY * CLOUDY 32 16 51 CALM 30.01S CLINTON * FAIR 35 20 54 NE12 29.97S WCI 27 DECORAH * PTSUNNY 30 16 55 VRB3 29.99F DUBUQUE FAIR 33 16 49 NE13 29.97S WCI 24 MONTICELLO * FAIR 36 19 51 NE8 29.97F WCI 29 OELWEIN * PTSUNNY 32 23 69 NE8 30.00F WCI 25 WATERLOO CLOUDY 32 20 61 E6 30.00F WCI 26
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 36 degrees west, near 36 degrees central, and near 36 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mixed precipitation west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to mixed precipitation. The wind chill is near 28 degrees west. Winds are from the west at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 16 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Estherville.
Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BUTLER County,IA
417 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A storm system will impact the area late Friday through Saturday. Accumulating snow will be possible with this system. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed at this time.
7-Day Forecast For BUTLER County, IA
1007 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Normal Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.240000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:16 EDT Set 19:27 EDT Transit Meridian 13:21 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:50 EDT Ends 19:54 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky