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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
529 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

High temperatures this afternoon hit the upper 60s, a few locations
did hit 70 degrees. A weak cold front passed through which has 
shifted winds to a northwest direction. This did bring through a few 
passing clouds and light showers, but did not drastically reduce 
temperatures. 

Cloud cover has been patchy across the rest of the Midwest and Plains
as a few waves of energy have moved through. Although there were a 
few showers, the weather was not all too active. 

Tonight, temperatures will be in the lower 40s. The winds may be gusty
at times overnight, as there will still be influence from the passing
front earlier this afternoon. Most of Iowa should stay dry.
Northwesterly winds will keep conditions cooler Saturday with highs in
the mid 50s, but will rebound back into the lower 60s Sunday. Next
week will be quiet, with next rain chances forecast for Thursday. 



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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For GUTHRIE County


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Regional Hourly Observations For GUTHRIE County
Issued at 900 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018

   SOUTHWEST IOWA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTIC *     CLEAR     54  39  58 NW8       30.07R                  
AUDUBON *      CLEAR     52  36  54 CALM      30.07R                  
CLARINDA *     CLEAR     59  36  41 NW13      30.10R                  
COUNCIL BLFS * CLEAR     55  34  44 NW7       30.10R                  
CRESTON *      CLEAR     55  37  50 NW10      30.06R                  
HARLAN  *      CLEAR     52  37  58 NW7       30.08R                  
LAMONI         CLEAR     58  43  57 NW13      30.03R                  
RED OAK *      CLEAR     57  36  44 NW9G16    30.09R                  
SHENANDOAH *   CLEAR     59  36  41 NW8       30.10R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Iowa...temperatures are near 53 degrees west, near 53 degrees central, and near 55 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 12 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Marshalltown.


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 GUTHRIE County,IA

730 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Sustained northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts of 30 to 40
mph are expected Saturday morning into early Saturday afternoon. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For GUTHRIE County, IA
835 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Clear. Low in the lower 40s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny, breezy, cooler. High around 50. Northwest wind 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear, colder. Low around 30. North wind near 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny, breezy, warmer. High in the lower 60s. South wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Not as cool. Low in the lower 40s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight.

MONDAY
Sunny. High around 60.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. High in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. High in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Low in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light rain. High in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light rain. Low in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light rain in the afternoon. High in the mid 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
                                 IOWA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.330000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:32 EDT Set 19:25 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:58 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 08:04 EDT Ends 19:53 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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