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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For FAYETTE County
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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County
Issued at 400 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS CLOUDY 48 26 42 CALM 30.28F CHARLES CITY * PTSUNNY 43 30 61 CALM 30.30F CLINTON * PTSUNNY 50 23 34 SW6 30.28F DECORAH * FAIR 46 27 46 NW6 30.27F DUBUQUE FAIR 48 23 37 N12 30.28F MONTICELLO * FAIR 48 27 43 N5 30.29S OELWEIN * CLOUDY 43 30 61 CALM 30.30S WATERLOO CLOUDY 43 29 57 E3 30.29F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 300pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 56 degrees west, near 48 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, mostly sunny central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 40 degrees at Mason City.
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 FAYETTE County,IA
259 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE 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 late Friday evening, become heavy at times overnight and continue into Saturday morning. 4 to 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. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT No action is needed. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION No webinar is scheduled.
7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, IA
312 PM 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 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 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
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