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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LINN County
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Regional Hourly Observations For LINN County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018
NORTHEAST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CEDAR RAPIDS CLOUDY 60 59 96 CALM 30.01R FOG CHARLES CITY * CLOUDY 59 57 94 CALM 30.01S CLINTON * CLOUDY N/A N/A N/A W8 30.00S HAZE DECORAH * CLOUDY 57 57 100 CALM 29.99F FOG DUBUQUE CLOUDY 59 58 96 N3 30.00S FOG MONTICELLO * CLOUDY 61 61 100 W6 30.00R OELWEIN * CLOUDY 59 59 100 CALM 30.01S WATERLOO MOCLDY 56 56 100 CALM 30.00S FOG
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 57 degrees west, near 65 degrees central, and near 63 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 60 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 east at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Des Moines. The lowest temperature is 56 degrees at Waterloo, Spencer, Marshalltown, 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.
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
258 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT A few thunderstorms are possible through early evening in northwest Illinois, but severe storms are not expected. Dense fog is possible after midnight tonight, especially south of Interstate 80. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY Isolated thunderstorms are possible late Tuesday and continuing daily into the weekend. There will be long stretches of dry weather as storm coverage remains low. The threat for organized severe storms appears to be low at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated today and tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LINN County, IA
1027 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Normal Precipitation: Below Below 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
Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.580000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:47 EDT Set 21:35 EDT Transit Meridian 14:10 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 22:07 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
/////////////////////////////////////// MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1876... Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time record for that location. (The Weather Channel) ...1911... The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky