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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DICKINSON County
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Regional Hourly Observations For DICKINSON County
Issued at 1100 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARROLL * MOSUNNY 72 72 100 E7 29.94S CHEROKEE * CLOUDY 75 68 79 N8 29.96R DENISON * PTSUNNY 75 68 78 E12 29.95R LE MARS * SUNNY 77 64 65 CALM 29.96F ORANGE CITY * SUNNY 75 70 83 W3 29.97F SHELDON * SUNNY 75 72 88 VRB5 29.96S SIOUX CITY SUNNY 78 62 57 E10 29.95F HX 80 SPENCER CLOUDY 79 69 71 NW8 29.97S HX 81 STORM LAKE * MOSUNNY 73 68 83 N13 29.97R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1100am CDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 78 degrees west, near 76 degrees central, and near 76 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, cloudy central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The heat index is near 80 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the east at 10 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at Waterloo. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Clarinda.
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 DICKINSON County,IA
424 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across the area tonight. These storms are not expected to be severe. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday The risk of thunderstorms will continue through Thursday. These storms are not expected to be severe. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For DICKINSON County, IA
912 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Below Normal Normal .... 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
Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.730000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:22 EDT Set 21:14 EDT Transit Meridian 14:18 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:54 EDT Ends 21:42 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky