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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For IDA County
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Regional Hourly Observations For IDA County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARROLL * LGT SNOW 34 34 100 CALM 29.99R CHEROKEE * LGT SNOW 33 33 98 E5 29.99S WCI 29 DENISON * LGT SNOW 34 34 100 N5 30.00S WCI 30 LE MARS * MIX PCPN 36 34 93 NW5 30.00S WCI 32 ORANGE CITY * LGT SNOW 36 34 93 NW5 29.99R WCI 32 SHELDON * LGT SNOW 34 32 93 CALM 29.97S SIOUX CITY MIX PCPN 36 34 92 NW12 30.01R WCI 28 SPENCER LGT SNOW 33 28 81 SE8 29.99S WCI 26 STORM LAKE * MIX PCPN 32 30 93 E6 29.98S WCI 26
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 36 degrees west, near 36 degrees central, and near 36 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mixed precipitation west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to mixed precipitation. The wind chill is near 28 degrees west. Winds are from the west at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 16 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 39 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 30 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 IDA County,IA
458 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight An area of light snow will gradually shift east and end through the day. Any daytime accumulation should remain less than an inch. Patchy drizzle or freezing drizzle will be possible tonight, mainly in parts of east central South Dakota and southwest Minnesota. Spotty light icing will be possible on elevated and untreated surfaces. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A chance of rain and snow will impact the region Friday into the upcoming weekend. While some areas could see accumulating snow, there is too much uncertainty in the track of this system, as well as in associated temperatures, to determine snowfall amounts at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For IDA County, IA
1143 AM 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 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Normal 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
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.240000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:16 EDT Set 19:27 EDT Transit Meridian 13:21 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:50 EDT Ends 19:54 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 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky