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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For OBRIEN County
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Regional Hourly Observations For OBRIEN County
Issued at 900 AM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARROLL * CLOUDY 36 34 93 SE9 30.26S WCI 29 CHEROKEE * SUNNY 34 32 91 E7 30.25S WCI 28 DENISON * CLOUDY 39 34 81 SE12 30.24S WCI 32 LE MARS * SUNNY 37 34 87 E9 30.21S WCI 31 ORANGE CITY * SUNNY 36 34 93 E9 30.21S WCI 29 SHELDON * MOSUNNY 34 34 100 E12 30.22S WCI 25 SIOUX CITY SUNNY 37 35 92 SE8 30.20S WCI 31 SPENCER CLOUDY 35 29 78 SE13 30.26S WCI 26 STORM LAKE * CLOUDY 34 32 93 SE13 30.24S WCI 25
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 800am CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 35 degrees west, near 35 degrees central, and near 26 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, light snow central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near 29 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 41 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 25 degrees at Quad Cities.
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 OBRIEN County,IA
521 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous is expected today or tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday A storm system will bring rain Friday mixing with or changing to snow late Friday afternoon and evening. Light snow accumulations are possible Friday night. In addition, there could be light freezing drizzle late Friday night and Saturday morning. Another storm system will bring rain and snow to the area Sunday night changing to all rain on Monday morning. The timing and amount of snow with this system is uncertain at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For OBRIEN County, IA
842 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Below Normal Precipitation: Above Below 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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.030000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:13 EDT Set 19:29 EDT Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:56 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 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky