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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For PALO ALTO County
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Regional Hourly Observations For PALO ALTO County
Issued at 1000 AM CST FRI NOV 16 2018
NORTH CENTRAL IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ALGONA * CLOUDY 28 25 86 NW10 30.05R WCI 19 CLARION * CLOUDY 28 25 86 NW13 30.06S WCI 18 ESTHERVILLE CLOUDY 25 22 88 W8 30.05R WCI 16 FORT DODGE * CLOUDY 33 28 81 NW7 30.06S WCI 27 MASON CITY CLOUDY 27 24 89 NW13 30.06R WCI 16 FOREST CITY * CLOUDY 28 27 93 NW12 30.06R WCI 18 WEBSTER CITY * CLOUDY 34 28 80 NW12 30.04S WCI 25 IOWA FALLS * CLOUDY 31 28 86 W14 30.07R WCI 21
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1000am CST, Friday November 16, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 35 degrees west, near 38 degrees central, and near 35 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 30 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 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 41 degrees at Clarinda. The lowest temperature is 25 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 PALO ALTO County,IA
419 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and tonight An initial light rain and light snow mix during the evening will transition to all light snow later tonight with an inch or two of accumulation possible by daybreak. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed, but snowfall reports are always appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For PALO ALTO County, IA
806 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