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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For POCAHONTAS County
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Regional Hourly Observations For POCAHONTAS County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
NORTH CENTRAL IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ALGONA * CLOUDY 25 N/A N/A MISG 29.81S CLARION * CLOUDY 27 28 100 N10 29.80R WCI 17 ESTHERVILLE CLOUDY 18 16 92 N15 29.85R FOG WCI 4 FORT DODGE * CLOUDY 25 24 96 N7 29.82S WCI 17 MASON CITY CLOUDY 26 24 92 N17 29.79S WCI 13 FOREST CITY * CLOUDY 28 27 93 N7 29.80S WCI 21 WEBSTER CITY * CLOUDY 27 27 100 NW13 29.79S WCI 16 IOWA FALLS * CLOUDY 31 31 99 NW9 29.80R FOG WCI 23
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 19 degrees west, near 28 degrees central, and near 47 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the north at 12 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 7 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 51 degrees at Quad Cities. The lowest temperature is 18 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For POCAHONTAS County,IA
825 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the area for freezing rain and ice accumulations. Please refer to the National Weather Service website at weather.gov/desmoines for further details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the area through Tuesday morning for freezing rain and ice accumulations. Please refer to the National Weather Service website at weather.gov/desmoines for further details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed, however icing reports and reports any storm related damage would be appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For POCAHONTAS County, IA
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Above 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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.910000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 08:03 EST Set 18:53 EST Transit Meridian 13:27 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EST Ends 19:20 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
FEBRUARY 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1871... A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast. ...1884... Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S., killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage. Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1888... A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum) ...1954... High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph, caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky