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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
434 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

Late this afternoon, a mainly clear sky over the eastern part of 
Iowa had given way to clouds over the western part of the state. 
Temperatures rose about 20 to 25 degrees from their morning lows
peaking in the upper teens over northern Iowa to the middle 20s over
southern Iowa with a few spots in southeast Iowa near 30 degrees. 
Winds from the east have prevailed between 5 and 15 mph. 

Clouds will continue to spread over the rest of the state tonight 
with snow developing and quickly spreading northeastward this evening.
As snow begins, the rates will be high meaning an intense burst of 
snow with 2 to 4 inches by around midnight tonight west of I-35 and 
south of Highway 20 in Iowa. By first light Sunday, snowfall rates 
will be lowering with light snow through much of the rest of the day. 
Snow totals of at least 4 inches will be common across much of Iowa 
with a large area of 6 or more inches over parts of central and 
northern Iowa. Fortunately, the winds with this event will be light at
5 to 15 mph. After a break from the snow Monday into the first part 
of Tuesday, snow will return to the state Tuesday afternoon into 
Wednesday. Winds once again will be light limiting the blowing snow 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For FAYETTE County

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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County
Issued at 600 PM CST SAT FEB 16 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS   MOCLDY    21  17  84 E16       29.95F WCI   7          
6HR MIN TEMP:  16; 6HR MAX TEMP:  22;                                

CHARLES CITY * FAIR      18  10  73 E12       29.96F WCI   5          
CLINTON *      CLOUDY    27  21  78 E12       30.02F WCI  17          
DECORAH *      CLOUDY    21  10  63 E7        29.99S WCI  13          
DUBUQUE        CLOUDY    23  15  71 E12       30.00F WCI  12          
6HR MIN TEMP:  19; 6HR MAX TEMP:  25;                                

OELWEIN *      MOCLDY    19  12  73 E10       29.97F WCI   8          
WATERLOO       FAIR      18  11  74 E12       29.96F WCI   5          
6HR MIN TEMP:  15; 6HR MAX TEMP:  22;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa

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 FAYETTE County,IA

239 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect at midnight. 

Snow will overspread the area late tonight with accumulations of 
1 to 3 inches possible. Roads will become snow covered and 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

A Winter Weather Advisory continues through midnight Sunday. 

Snow continues Sunday, tapering off in the evening. Total 
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. Plan on slippery 
travel conditions.

Snow chances return Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. A 
few inches of accumulation look possible at this time. 


Snow reports are appreciated. 


No webinar is scheduled.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, IA
627 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019


Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the evening, then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Near steady temperature around 18. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 100 percent.

Cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around 13. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 20. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows near zero. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 10 below to 15 below zero after midnight.

Partly sunny. Highs around 18. Lowest wind chill readings 10 below to 15 below zero in the morning.

Not as cold. Snow. Lows around 14. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Snow. Highs in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows around 13.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 8.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.

Not as cold. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows around 20.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 30s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Below                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Saturday February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year

Declination -12.060000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 08:08 EST Set 18:49 EST
Transit Meridian 13:27 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:40 EST Ends 19:16 EST

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

Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours atop a snow cover
more than 30 inches deep making it the soggiest day of record. (Sandra and
TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to
establish a state record. (David Ludlum)
Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43
degrees below zero at Concord NH, and to -39 degrees at Portland ME. The
morning low of -32 degrees at Falls Village CT established a state record,
yet the afternoon high that day was 20 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky