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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For JASPER County
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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER County
Issued at 1000 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017
CENTRAL IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS AMES CLOUDY 30 22 72 N15G28 29.92R WCI 19 ANKENY * CLOUDY 32 19 59 N21G36 29.92R WCI 20 BOONE * CLOUDY 30 21 69 N18G28 29.90R WCI 18 CHARITON * CLOUDY 34 21 60 NW24G33 29.87S WCI 21 DES MOINES CLOUDY 33 21 61 N23G35 29.91R WCI 21 GRINNELL* CLOUDY 29 23 79 N18 29.89R WCI 17 KNOXVILLE * CLOUDY 32 19 59 N21G29 29.87R WCI 20 MARSHALLTOWN CLOUDY 27 19 72 N14G23 29.89R WCI 16 NEWTON * CLOUDY 30 21 69 N18G26 29.89R WCI 18 PELLA * CLOUDY 32 22 68 NW16G24 29.90R WCI 21 PERRY * CLOUDY 31 23 70 N23G29 29.93R WCI 18
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Wednesday December 13, 2017
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 37 degrees west, near 35 degrees central, and near 27 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph with gusts at 25 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 28 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 18 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 24 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 20 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 13 degrees east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 41 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Mason City and 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 JASPER County,IA
615 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, IA
952 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 19-23 DEC 21-27 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Below Precipitation: Below Above 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 December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.210000 Distance 0.999724 AU Rise 08:34 EST Set 17:43 EST Transit Meridian 13:08 EST Civil Twilight Begins 08:03 EST Ends 18:14 EST 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
DECEMBER 13TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for western New England. (The Weather Channel) ...1962... Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of December. ...1987... A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4 inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours. The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique. Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky