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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1052 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

It was generally unpleasant overnight and certainly continued this
morning. The main attention getter was the snowfall that was seen over
large parts of northern, northeast, and eastern Iowa where as much as
around 3 inches of snow fell in some spots. Further south, areas of
central Iowa saw light snow with little to now accumulations as well
as some periods of light freezing drizzle. Even further south, near
the Missouri border, light rain turned over to snow this morning as
below freezing temperatures moved in and continues as of late this

While snow has ended over the northern two thirds of the state, it
will continue over much of far southern Iowa throughout the day. In
the end, they may see accumulations of up to 2 inches, especially near
the Missouri border. Otherwise, the day will be highlighted by cloud
cover, cooling temperatures, and gusty northerly winds. High
temperatures for the calendar have already occurred, around or just
after midnight in many cases, thanks to the intrusion of the colder
air and strong northerly winds today. 

Fortunately, the outlook over the next few days includes warming
temperatures and little to no precipitation until the end of next
week. Temperatures will slowly rebound into the 30s during the early
portions of next week, then should warm quickly into the 40s and even
low 50s for some by Thanksgiving Day.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For JASPER County

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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER County
Issued at 1200 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018

AMES           CLOUDY    26  21  81 N21G29    30.37S WCI  12          
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

ANKENY *       CLOUDY    28  25  86 MISG      30.37R                  
BOONE *        CLOUDY    25  21  86 N21G26    30.36R WCI  10          
CHARITON *     SNOW      32  32 100 N14G21    30.28S VSB 1/4 WCI  22  
DES MOINES     CLOUDY    28  26  92 N13G24    30.35R WCI  17          
6HR MIN TEMP:  28; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

GRINNELL*      CLOUDY    31  29  93 N13G18    30.32S WCI  21          
KNOXVILLE *    MIX PCPN  32  32 100 NE13G21   30.30S WCI  22          
MARSHALLTOWN   CLOUDY    27  24  89 N20       30.34S WCI  13          
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

NEWTON *       CLOUDY    30  28  93 NE18      30.32S WCI  18          
PELLA *        CLOUDY    32  31  97 N7        30.33R FOG     WCI  25  
PERRY *        CLOUDY    26  22  84 N21       30.38S WCI  12          

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Iowa...temperatures are near 23 degrees west, near 28 degrees central, and near 33 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 10 degrees west. Winds are from the north at 13 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 13 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 24 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 35 degrees at Quad Cities and Burlington. The lowest temperature is 19 degrees at Storm Lake, Spencer, and 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JASPER County,IA

1106 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed, but snowfall reports are 
encouraged and appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, IA
1136 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

Cloudy, colder. A slight chance of freezing drizzle before noon. No new ice accumulation. High in the lower 30s. North wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Low 15 to 20. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Partly sunny. High in the upper 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s.

Mostly sunny. High in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s.

Sunny, warmer. High in the upper 40s.

Mostly clear. Low in the lower 30s.

Mostly sunny. High in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light rain after midnight. Low in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light rain. High around 50.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 08:07 EST Set 17:51 EST
Transit Meridian 12:59 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:38 EST Ends 18:20 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

Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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