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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For JONES County
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Regional Hourly Observations For JONES County
Issued at 100 PM CDT MON MAR 19 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS FAIR 51 25 36 E22 29.83R 6HR MIN TEMP: 33; 6HR MAX TEMP: 52; CHARLES CITY * PTSUNNY 46 32 57 E15 29.91S CLINTON * FAIR 51 27 39 E25G35 29.85R DECORAH * FAIR 45 28 53 E13G18 29.91S DUBUQUE FAIR 48 26 42 E17G30 29.88S 6HR MIN TEMP: 29; 6HR MAX TEMP: 48; MONTICELLO * FAIR 50 28 43 NE15G26 29.86S OELWEIN * FAIR 46 34 61 NE17G23 29.89S WATERLOO FAIR 48 30 49 NE20 29.88S 6HR MIN TEMP: 29; 6HR MAX TEMP: 48;
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 49 degrees central, and near 53 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 20 mph with gusts at 32 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Quad Cities and Burlington. The lowest temperature is 40 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JONES County,IA
420 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT There is an enhanced risk for grass fires spreading out of control this afternoon, especially from the Quad Cities eastward over northwest Illinois. The fire risk is due to plentiful dry fuel, gusty east winds over 20 mph, and dry air. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.
7-Day Forecast For JONES County, IA
113 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 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 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below 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
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.150000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:18 EDT Set 19:26 EDT Transit Meridian 13:21 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:51 EDT Ends 19:53 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 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1950... Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel) ...1935... Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The Weather Channel) ...1956... The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David Ludlum)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky