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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CHICKASAW County
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Regional Hourly Observations For CHICKASAW County
Issued at 900 AM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS CLOUDY 31 29 92 SW3 30.34R CHARLES CITY * PTSUNNY 32 32 100 E7 30.34S WCI 26 CLINTON * FAIR 33 25 72 N3 30.36R DECORAH * PTSUNNY 28 27 93 CALM 30.34S DUBUQUE FAIR 33 22 63 NE8 30.34R WCI 26 MONTICELLO * FAIR 32 28 86 CALM 30.35S OELWEIN * FAIR 32 32 100 NE6 30.34S WCI 26 WATERLOO PTSUNNY 33 28 81 CALM 30.35R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 800am CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 35 degrees west, near 35 degrees central, and near 26 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, light snow central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near 29 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 41 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 25 degrees at Quad Cities.
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 CHICKASAW County,IA
540 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday A winter storm watch is in effect for Friday night through Saturday morning. Light rain will change over to snow Friday evening, become heavy at times overnight and continue into Saturday morning. 4 to as 8 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts are possible. The heavier totals are expected to be near and west of a Rochester to Decorah to Platteville line. Anticipate travel impacts from this snow. A tight gradient of snow totals is expected on the east side of the snow band with lesser amounts in the Mississippi River Valley into parts of western Wisconsin. There are additional rain and snow chances Monday through Tuesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT No action is needed. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION No webinar is scheduled.
7-Day Forecast For CHICKASAW County, IA
727 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Below Normal Precipitation: Above Below 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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.030000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:13 EDT Set 19:29 EDT Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:56 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 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky