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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For KEOKUK County
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Regional Hourly Observations For KEOKUK County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
SOUTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BURLINGTON LGT RAIN 70 69 97 S13G21 29.89S FAIRFIELD * CLOUDY 75 66 73 SE13 29.86F FORT MADISON * MOSUNNY 70 68 94 S10G16 29.89F KEOKUK * MOSUNNY 72 68 88 S10 29.87F OSKALOOSA * CLOUDY 73 68 82 E14 29.84F CENTERVILLE * N/A 82 73 74 S9G16 29.85F HX 88 OTTUMWA CLOUDY 76 68 76 SE13 29.84F WASHINGTON * CLOUDY 68 66 94 E12G20 29.89F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 76 degrees central, and near 65 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, cloudy central, and thunderstorms east. In the west, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the northwest at 18 mph with gusts at 29 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Waterloo, Iowa 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 KEOKUK County,IA
411 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT Slow moving thunderstorms with heavy rainfall may lead to minor flooding over portions of east central Iowa this morning. Scattered thunderstorms will affect much of the outlook area through the day with locally heavy rainfall and cloud to ground lightning the primary threats. Severe storms will be possible from late afternoon through this evening. The Storm Prediction Center has a Slight Risk west of a line from Independence through Muscatine, Iowa to Macomb, Illinois. A Marginal Risk is in place for the remainder of the outlook area. The main severe risk threats will be damaging wind and large hail. An isolated tornado is possible. Widespread rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue overnight over east central Iowa into northwest Illinois. Severe weather is not expected, but there will continue to be a threat of locally heavy rainfall. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY Thunderstorms are expected again Friday. Severe weather is not expected. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and this evening.
7-Day Forecast For KEOKUK County, IA
1227 PM CDT Thu Jul 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 JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Normal Precipitation: Below Normal Normal Normal .... 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
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.660000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:56 EDT Set 21:45 EDT Transit Meridian 14:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:24 EDT Ends 22:16 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
/////////////////////////// JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record. ...1960... Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of 102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1977... Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33 degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50 inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky