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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LINN County
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Regional Hourly Observations For LINN County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS FOG 36 35 96 W10 29.77R VSB 1 WCI 28 CHARLES CITY * CLOUDY 32 32 100 N12 29.77R FOG WCI 23 CLINTON * LGT RAIN 45 45 100 MISG N/A VSB 1/4 DECORAH * FOG 36 36 100 N6 29.74R VSB 1/2 WCI 31 DUBUQUE FOG 37 36 96 SW7 29.74R VSB 1/4 WCI 32 MONTICELLO * FOG 39 39 100 SW7 29.76R VSB 1/4 WCI 34 OELWEIN * FOG 34 34 100 SW8 29.76R VSB 1/4 WCI 27 WATERLOO FOG 33 33 100 W5 29.77R VSB 1 WCI 29
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 19 degrees west, near 28 degrees central, and near 47 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 16 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 90%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the north at 12 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 7 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 13 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 west at 10 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 51 degrees at Quad Cities. The lowest temperature is 18 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 LINN County,IA
550 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 DAY ONE TONIGHT Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue through the overnight hours. The strongest storms will produce heavy rain and possibly some small hail. Ponding water and flooding along small streams are also possible due to the frozen ground. Dense fog with visibilities less than one quarter mile will linger over east central Iowa into northwest Illinois overnight and a dense fog advisory is in effect. Freezing rain is expected tonight northwest of a line from Manchester to Belle Plaine. Ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch will be possible and a winter weather advisory is in effect. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY There will be a potential for more freezing rain Tuesday morning northwest of a line from Manchester to Belle Plaine. Locally heavy rainfall is possible Tuesday. The area most at risk is along and east of the Mississippi River. Flooding along streams and water on roads from rain filled ditches is possible. River flooding is possible along the Rock River this week, and a flood watch is in effect at Moline, Joslin, and Como. Tuesday afternoon and night rain will change to snow and end from northwest to southeast. A period of freezing rain or sleet is expected during the transition to snow. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected tonight. However reports of rainfall amounts greater than one inch, minor flooding, and freezing rain are appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For LINN County, IA
757 PM CST Mon Feb 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 FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above 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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.910000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 08:03 EST Set 18:53 EST Transit Meridian 13:27 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EST Ends 19:20 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
FEBRUARY 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1871... A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast. ...1884... Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S., killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage. Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1888... A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum) ...1954... High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph, caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky