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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CLAYTON County
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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAYTON County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS SNOW 31 29 92 E28G44 30.06R VSB 1/2 WCI 17 CHARLES CITY * SNOW 30 30 100 E15 30.15S VSB 1/2 WCI 19 CLINTON * LGT SNOW 31 30 96 E22 30.10F FOG WCI 18 DECORAH * FAIR 34 21 60 E16G22 30.15S WCI 23 DUBUQUE FLURRIES 30 26 85 SE9 30.12S WCI 22 MONTICELLO * SNOW 30 28 93 E23G43 30.11R VSB 1/4 WCI 17 OELWEIN * SNOW 30 30 100 E25G32 30.12R VSB 1/2 WCI 16 WATERLOO LGT SNOW 30 29 96 E20 30.13R VSB 3/4 WCI 17
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 31 degrees west, near 33 degrees central, and near 31 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light snow central, and snow east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile central and east. Winds are from the northeast at 21 mph with gusts at 26 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 18 degrees west. Winds are from the east at 20 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near degrees central. Winds are from the east at 25 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and snow. The wind chill is near 17 degrees east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Lamoni and Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 27 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 CLAYTON County,IA
1100 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight Winter storm warnings or advisories are in effect through 4 pm Saturday for heavy snow. Snow totals of 12 to 16 inches are expected south of a line from St Ansgar to Oelwein Iowa. Further northeast of that line, 3 to 9 inches is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Snowfall reports would be appreciated. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION No webinar is scheduled.
7-Day Forecast For CLAYTON County, IA
1227 PM CDT Sat Mar 24 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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Normal 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
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.810000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:09 EDT Set 19:31 EDT Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EDT Ends 19:58 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 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel) ...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado (unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville) ...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark County KY), where most of the destruction and the five fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky