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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SIOUX County
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Regional Hourly Observations For SIOUX County
Issued at 100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018
NORTHWEST IOWA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARROLL * CLOUDY 63 63 100 W3 30.06F CHEROKEE * CLOUDY 66 65 97 CALM 30.07F DENISON * CLOUDY 64 64 100 CALM 30.09S FOG LE MARS * CLOUDY 68 68 100 CALM 30.07R ORANGE CITY * CLOUDY 72 66 83 CALM 30.08S SHELDON * LGT RAIN 66 66 100 CALM 30.06F SIOUX CITY CLOUDY 68 66 93 S3 30.06R 6HR MIN TEMP: 67; 6HR MAX TEMP: 82; SPENCER CLOUDY 67 64 90 CALM 30.08S 6HR MIN TEMP: 65; 6HR MAX TEMP: 81; STORM LAKE * CLOUDY 64 63 94 CALM 30.08S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Iowa
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Monday July 23, 2018
Across Iowa...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 71 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Des Moines. The lowest temperature is 62 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 SIOUX County,IA
326 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight Thunderstorms are possible overnight into early Monday morning, but are not expected to be severe. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For SIOUX County, IA
112 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Iowa
IOWA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Normal Precipitation: Normal Below Normal 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
Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 19.860000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:59 EDT Set 21:41 EDT Transit Meridian 14:20 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 22:12 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
//////////////////////// JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum) ...1898... A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel) ...1923... Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio, over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky