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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For RINGGOLD County
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Regional Hourly Observations For RINGGOLD County
Issued at 300 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018
SOUTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ATLANTIC * CLEAR 36 34 93 CALM 30.46S FOG AUDUBON * CLEAR 32 28 86 CALM 30.46F CLARINDA * CLEAR 36 34 93 CALM 30.49S COUNCIL BLFS * CLEAR 43 39 87 SE7 30.44S CRESTON * CLEAR 41 34 75 S7 30.48S HARLAN * PTCLDY 37 36 93 CALM 30.46S LAMONI CLEAR 43 33 68 S6 30.48R RED OAK * CLEAR 37 36 93 CALM 30.47S SHENANDOAH * CLEAR 43 37 81 CALM 30.47S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Thursday October 18, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 37 degrees west, near 39 degrees central, and near 29 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees west. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Lamoni. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Waterloo.
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 RINGGOLD County,IA
305 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018 DAY ONE This afternoon and tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday Gusty west to northwest winds in excess of 30 to 35 mph are possible Friday and Saturday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For RINGGOLD County, IA
335 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Precipitation: 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
Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -9.970000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:31 EDT Set 19:27 EDT Transit Meridian 13:59 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 08:03 EDT Ends 19:54 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
////////////////////////// OCTOBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1906... A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the Florida Keys. (David Ludlum) ...1910... Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty ships were grounded. (The Weather Channel) ...1930... A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80 degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky