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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For GRUNDY County
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Regional Hourly Observations For GRUNDY County
Issued at 200 AM CDT WED MAR 21 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS FAIR 29 22 75 NW6 30.01R WCI 23 CHARLES CITY * MOCLDY 27 27 100 N7 30.04S WCI 19 CLINTON * CLOUDY 29 20 69 NE9 30.01R WCI 20 DECORAH * FAIR 28 19 69 N5 30.02S WCI 23 DUBUQUE MOCLDY 27 11 51 NE8 30.00R WCI 19 MONTICELLO * FAIR 30 19 64 NE7 30.01S WCI 23 OELWEIN * FAIR 30 28 93 N7 30.03R WCI 23 WATERLOO FAIR 24 20 84 NW6 30.04R WCI 17
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 33 degrees west, near 32 degrees central, and near 31 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees west. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 7 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 36 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 24 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 GRUNDY County,IA
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE This afternoon and tonight Areas of fog may develop overnight with the greatest potential west of Interstate 35. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A storm system will impact the area late Friday through Saturday. As of now, accumulating snowfall appears to remain mostly north of the area. Moderate rainfall may occur. This rainfall could result in significant rises on area streams. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed at this time, though reports of any snow accumulations are appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For GRUNDY County, IA
1151 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 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 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 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
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.630000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:15 EDT Set 19:28 EDT Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:48 EDT Ends 19:55 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 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky