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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For HENRY County
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Regional Hourly Observations For HENRY County
Issued at 400 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2019
SOUTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BURLINGTON CLOUDY 67 62 84 SE7 29.94F FAIRFIELD * MOCLDY 68 64 88 SE8 29.90F FORT MADISON * PTCLDY 68 64 88 SE8 29.94F KEOKUK * CLOUDY 68 64 88 SE10 29.92F OSKALOOSA * FAIR 66 63 90 SE14 29.87F CENTERVILLE * FAIR 66 66 100 SE10 29.90F OTTUMWA MOCLDY 68 64 87 SE12 29.88F WASHINGTON * PTCLDY 68 68 100 SE8 29.93F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Monday May 27, 2019
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 63 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 65 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light rain central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southeast at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Pella, Ottumwa, Des Moines, Clarinda, and Burlington. The lowest temperature is 58 degrees at Estherville.
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 HENRY County,IA
355 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019 DAY ONE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT Severe storms are possible across the area today through this evening and the Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk over much of east central Iowa and all of northwest Illinois. There is a slight risk over the remainder of the outlook area. Storms with the potential for strong winds and heavy rainfall will move into the area this morning. A greater risk for severe storms will occur this afternoon as a warm front lifts northward across the area. Thunderstorms are likely with a few supercells possible, especially in the afternoon. The severe weather threats will include damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes. Scattered storms will be possible in the evening, with a few possibly severe before 10 pm. Heavy rainfall will be possible today through the evening hours. This may lead to flash flooding as soil conditions are saturated from the recent wet weather. Area rivers are experiencing flooding. Please see the latest Flood Statements and Flood Warnings for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY Both severe weather and heavy rain are a threat Tuesday and a lesser threat Wednesday. SPC currently has the area in a slight risk Tuesday and marginal risk Wednesday, reflecting the relative risk of severe weather each day. Additional rainfall will continue to exacerbate flooding on both the Mississippi River and tributaries. Another round of storms is forecast late Friday night into Saturday, and rain could linger intermittently through the weekend. While it is too early to predict any severe weather hazards, additional rainfall would continue to maintain high soil moisture levels and flooding on area rivers. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation and amateur radio activation may be needed this afternoon and evening.
7-Day Forecast For HENRY County, IA
312 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 1-JUN 5 JUN 3-JUN 9 JUN JUN-AUG ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Below Below Precipitation: Above Above Above 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
Monday May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.420000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:44 EDT Set 21:39 EDT Transit Meridian 14:11 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 22:11 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
//////////////////////////// MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1896... A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1873... A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington County Indiana). (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky