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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CHEROKEE County
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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
Issued at 100 PM CDT MON MAR 19 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHEROKEE CLOUDY 45 34 66 NE9 29.92R DENISON CLOUDY 46 36 66 N14 29.88S ESTHERVILLE CLOUDY 40 33 76 N18 29.92R LE MARS CLOUDY 46 34 61 NE18G28 29.92S ORANGE CITY PTSUNNY 46 36 66 NE10G20 29.93R SHELDON MOSUNNY 43 37 81 NE15G24 29.92R SIOUX CITY CLOUDY 46 35 65 NE15 29.91S 6HR MIN TEMP: 35; 6HR MAX TEMP: 46; SPENCER CLOUDY 44 35 70 NE20 29.92R 6HR MIN TEMP: 34; 6HR MAX TEMP: 45; STORM LAKE CLOUDY 43 37 81 NE17 29.89S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 49 degrees central, and near 53 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 20 mph with gusts at 32 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Quad Cities and Burlington. The lowest temperature is 40 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHEROKEE County,IA
424 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight An area of light rain mixed with snow will develop west of the James River through the day. Any rain will change to snow as this precipitation moves east across the region tonight. Light snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible tonight into Tuesday morning, with the highest amounts expected in higher elevations of southwest Minnesota. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday A chance of rain and snow will impact the region Friday into the upcoming weekend. While some areas could see accumulating snow, there is too much uncertainty in the track of this system, as well as in associated temperatures, to determine snowfall amounts at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, IA
1058 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 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 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below 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
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.150000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:18 EDT Set 19:26 EDT Transit Meridian 13:21 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:51 EDT Ends 19:53 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 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1950... Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel) ...1935... Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The Weather Channel) ...1956... The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David Ludlum)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky