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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LINN County
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Regional Hourly Observations For LINN County
Issued at 900 AM CST FRI NOV 16 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS CLOUDY 32 28 85 NW13 30.03R WCI 22 CHARLES CITY * CLOUDY 27 25 93 NW12G17 30.02R WCI 16 CLINTON * CLOUDY 35 30 82 W16 29.99R WCI 25 DECORAH * CLOUDY 30 30 100 NW10G17 29.96R WCI 21 DUBUQUE CLOUDY 33 28 81 NW10 29.96R WCI 25 MONTICELLO * CLOUDY 32 28 86 NW14 30.00R WCI 22 WATERLOO CLOUDY 30 26 85 NW12 30.04R WCI 20
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 900am CST, Friday November 16, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 35 degrees west, near 37 degrees central, and near 35 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 28 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 25 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 38 degrees at Ottumwa. The lowest temperature is 24 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LINN County,IA
354 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT Snow is expected tonight across the area. Accumulation will be possible for areas along and north of Interstate 80. One to two inches of snow will be possible along the highway 20 corridor, elsewhere, less than an inch is expected. Light snow accumulation on snow is possible and this may lead to slippery conditions on untreated roadways. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY Snow, possibly mixing with or changing to rain will continue Saturday morning through around 9 AM, before moving east of the region. An additional 1 inch or less is possible, mainly over Illinois. Temperatures will rise above freezing Saturday morning, which should keep impacts to roads mainly slushy or wet. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight. Snowfall reports over 1 inch are appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For LINN County, IA
714 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 21-25 NOV 23-29 NOV NOV18-JAN19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Below Above Precipitation: Normal Above Above 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
Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -18.970000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 08:06 EST Set 17:52 EST Transit Meridian 12:58 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:37 EST Ends 18:21 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
NOVEMBER 16TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1927... Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville) ...1958... More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1959... The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to 14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky