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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For IDA County
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Regional Hourly Observations For IDA County
Issued at 600 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHEROKEE CLOUDY 27 24 87 S8 30.28S WCI 19 DENISON CLOUDY 30 23 74 VRB5 30.32S WCI 25 ESTHERVILLE CLEAR 25 21 85 S9 30.25F WCI 15 ORANGE CITY CLEAR 30 25 80 S12 30.23F WCI 21 SHELDON CLEAR 30 23 74 S9 30.22F WCI 22 SIOUX CITY CLOUDY 28 25 88 SE8 30.27F WCI 20 SPENCER CLOUDY 29 22 75 S7 30.25F WCI 22 STORM LAKE CLEAR 30 21 69 S10 30.27S WCI 21
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 600am CDT, Sunday October 21, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 28 degrees west, near 27 degrees central, and near 23 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 20 degrees west. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 19 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 30 degrees at Storm Lake. The lowest temperature is 21 degrees at Dubuque.
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 IDA County,IA
330 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For IDA County, IA
611 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Precipitation: 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
Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.040000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:34 EDT Set 19:22 EDT Transit Meridian 13:58 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 08:07 EDT Ends 19:50 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
///////////////////////// OCTOBER 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State, the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA, produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum) ...1957... The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles. Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky