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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For POCAHONTAS County
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Regional Hourly Observations For POCAHONTAS County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018
NORTH CENTRAL IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ALGONA * CLOUDY 72 63 73 S12 30.03S CLARION * CLOUDY 70 63 78 SE10 30.04S ESTHERVILLE TSTM 67 62 84 SE8 30.02R FORT DODGE * TSTM 66 64 94 SE10 30.04R FOG MASON CITY CLOUDY 67 60 78 SE12 30.06S FOREST CITY * FAIR 68 61 77 SE5 30.05R WEBSTER CITY * CLOUDY 70 63 78 SE8 30.02S IOWA FALLS * CLOUDY 68 64 86 SE6 30.07R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 67 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 62 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the east at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Des Moines. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Dubuque.
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 POCAHONTAS County,IA
444 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018 DAY ONE Tonight Thunderstorms are likely tonight, mainly across northern Iowa. Locally heavy rains are possible and a few storms may briefly reach strong to severe limits with large hail and damaging wind. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Thunderstorm chances remain in the forecast north Wednesday, Thursday Night northwest, and also Friday area wide during the late afternoon and evening hours. Much of the holiday weekend will be dry, but there will be sporadic, brief thunderstorm chances then as well. A few storms may be strong, but the primary threat would be locally heavy rain with any of these storms. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters will generally not be needed through the weekend, but a few brief activations cannot be ruled out.
7-Day Forecast For POCAHONTAS County, IA
1136 PM CDT Tue May 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 MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 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
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.770000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:46 EDT Set 21:36 EDT Transit Meridian 14:10 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 22:08 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 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1878... An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville) ...1882... An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel) ...2000... An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky