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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

IAZ060-302200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      37          30          40          25          25
TEMP             19 21 31 37 34 30 30 31 31 34 38 39 35 33 31 28 25 24 20 20 15
DEWPT            14 14 16 19 19 18 19 22 24 28 31 31 30 28 25 23 21 19 15 13  9
RH               80 74 53 48 54 60 63 69 75 78 76 73 82 82 78 81 84 81 81 74 77
WIND DIR          N  E  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  5  6 10  6  9 10  8  8  6  6  6  5  8 11 10 12 16 19 20 19
WIND GUST                                                        23 26
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          70          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.09        0.25        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                            C  L
SLEET                                     S
SNOW                                         S     L  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
WIND CHILL       12 14 24 30 28 22 21 24 24 28          26 22 19 14 11  4  4 -2
MIN CHILL        12    10    27    21    21    25    30    22    14     3    -2


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             4    21      17    38      13    22       0    19
TEMP           8    5 16 20 18   17 33 31 20   14 20 15  6    1 14 15
DEWPT          2   -4  4 11 16   16 23 26 17    9  7  6 -5   -6 -1  4
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S    SW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 OV   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5    20      20    20      20    20       5     5
RAIN                                 S  S
SNOW                   S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ039-302200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      29          24          36          18          19
TEMP             14 16 24 29 27 26 25 25 25 28 34 34 31 28 26 23 20 16 15 16 12
DEWPT             9 12 12 18 17 16 15 18 20 24 26 26 24 24 20 18 15 13 10 10  6
RH               80 84 60 63 65 65 65 74 81 85 72 72 75 85 78 81 81 88 80 77 76
WIND DIR          N NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD          4  2  4  9  6  9  8  8  5  4  5  8  9 10 13 16 18 19 19 19 16
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
WIND CHILL        6    18 20 20 17 16 16 18       28 23 19 14 10  5 -1 -2 -1 -5
MIN CHILL         4     8    18    16    16    18    22    13     5    -2    -5


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             2    16      12    31       9    17      -5    14
TEMP           6    3 12 15 13   12 26 25 15   10 15 10  1   -4  9  9
DEWPT          1   -5  3  7 12   12 22 25 15    6  4  3 -7   -9 -2  0
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S     S      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5    10      30    30      20    20      10     5
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ048-302200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      35          28          38          23          23
TEMP             16 18 29 35 32 29 29 29 29 33 37 36 33 30 28 27 23 22 18 18 14
DEWPT            12 13 15 19 19 19 19 21 23 27 29 29 28 27 22 21 19 17 12 11  7
RH               84 80 55 52 58 66 66 72 78 78 72 75 82 88 78 78 84 81 77 73 73
WIND DIR          N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW SE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  2  9 10  6  9  9  6  5  3  6  4  8 11 13 12 14 18 20 20 18
WIND GUST                                                        25 28    31
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          50          80          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.21        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
RAIN                                            C
SNOW                                            C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L
WIND CHILL        9    20 27 26 20 20 22 23          26 20 17 15 10  7  1  1 -3
MIN CHILL         7     9    24    19    20    24    26    16    10     1    -4


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             2    19      14    34      11    20      -5    16
TEMP           6    3 14 17 15   14 29 28 17   12 17 12  1   -4 10 12
DEWPT          1   -6  3 10 15   14 22 25 14    6  5  4 -8  -10 -1  3
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S    SW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 OV   B2 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5    20      30    20      20    20       5     5
RAIN                                 S  S
SNOW                   S  S  C    C  S  S  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ004-302200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      33          26          30          14          14
TEMP             12 14 26 33 30 30 30 27 26 27 29 29 25 22 20 16 14 13 13 13 10
DEWPT            10 13 16 22 23 23 23 23 22 22 21 20 18 17 11 10  7  7  5  5  2
RH               91 96 65 63 75 75 75 85 85 81 72 69 74 81 67 77 73 76 70 70 69
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  6 14 16 13 13 11  6  8 11 13 14 17 18 18 19 20 21 18 19 16
WIND GUST                                                           32
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          20          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               S  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S
WIND CHILL        6  4 14 22 19 19 20 20 17 17 18 18 12  8  5 -1 -4 -6 -4 -5 -7
MIN CHILL         3     2    16    18    16    15    12     4    -4    -7    -7


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             0    19      12    26       6    15      -4    16
TEMP           3    0 14 17 14   12 23 20 11    7 12  9  1   -3 10 12
DEWPT         -5   -7  3 11 13   12 20 18  7    2  2  0 -8   -9  0  3
PWIND DIR          NW     S       S    SW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC B1 OV   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC B1 SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0    20      30    30      10    10       5     5
SNOW                   S  S  C    C  C  C          S  S

$$
IAZ035-302200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      35          29          34          18          19
TEMP             16 18 29 35 33 30 30 29 29 30 34 33 30 27 25 22 19 17 16 16 12
DEWPT            10 13 16 21 20 20 21 22 24 25 26 25 24 23 18 16 13 12  9  8  5
RH               77 80 58 56 58 66 69 75 81 81 72 72 78 85 74 77 77 80 73 70 73
WIND DIR          N SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  5 12 12 10 12 11  9  5  5  9 10 12 16 17 17 18 20 19 19 16
WIND GUST                                                        28 32
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          40          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.10        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                            S  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C
WIND CHILL        9 11 19 26 25 20 20 20 23 24 26 25 20 15 12  8  4  0 -1 -1 -5
MIN CHILL         7     8    22    20    20    23    19    10     3    -2    -5


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             1    20      14    31       9    18      -6    16
TEMP           6    2 15 18 16   14 27 25 15   10 15 11  1   -5 10 12
DEWPT         -1   -6  4 10 14   13 21 21 10    4  5  0 -8  -12  0  2
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 OV   B2 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0    20      30    30      20    20       5     5
SNOW                   S  S  C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ094-302200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      36          29          38          28          28
TEMP             20 22 31 36 33 30 30 31 31 34 37 38 35 34 33 31 28 27 24 22 16
DEWPT            16 16 16 16 18 19 19 22 25 29 32 31 31 29 27 26 25 24 20 16 11
RH               84 77 53 43 53 63 63 69 78 82 82 76 85 82 78 81 88 88 84 77 80
WIND DIR          N  E  S SW  S  S  S SW SW  S SW  S  S SE SE NE  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  5  5 10  5  8  9  9  8  9  9  8  8  8  8  8  9 13 21 21 19
WIND GUST                                                           25
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5          90          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.30        0.32        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
RAIN                                            D  D
SLEET                                     C
SNOW                                      C  C     D  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
WIND CHILL       12 15    29    22 21 23 24 27 30 32 28 27 26 24 19 16  9  6 -1
MIN CHILL        11    11    27    20    20    25    28    25    19     8    -1


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             3    23      18    39      16    24       2    19
TEMP           9    4 17 21 19   18 34 33 22   17 22 17  8    3 14 15
DEWPT          4   -2  5 13 16   17 25 28 22   12  9  7 -2   -4  1  4
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S    SW       W     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   SC SC B1 OV   B1 SC B1 B1   B2 SC B1 SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5    10      20    20      10    10      10     5
RAIN                                 S  S
SNOW                         S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ017-302200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      29          25          32          16          16
TEMP             13 14 24 29 27 27 27 25 25 27 31 30 27 25 22 20 16 14 14 14 11
DEWPT             8 11 13 18 18 18 19 20 21 23 23 22 20 20 15 13 10  9  7  7  4
RH               80 88 62 63 68 68 71 81 84 85 72 72 74 81 74 74 77 80 73 73 73
WIND DIR          N  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  3  9 12 11 11 11 10  6  9 10 11 14 16 18 19 20 19 20 19 17
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          70          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  L  L  L  L  D  D  C  C
WIND CHILL           8 14 19 17 17 17 16 17 18 22 20 16 12  7  4 -1 -4 -4 -3 -6
MIN CHILL         1     5    16    16    15    16    15     7    -1    -5    -6


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             1    17      12    28       6    15      -5    14
TEMP           5    1 13 15 13   12 24 22 12    7 12  9  0   -4  9 10
DEWPT         -2   -7  3  8 12   12 20 21 11    3  2  0 -7  -10 -3  1
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 OV   B2 B2 OV B2   B1 SC B1 SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0    20      30    30      10    20       5     5
SNOW                   S  S  C    C  C  C          S  S

$$
IAZ049-302200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      32          27          37          21          22
TEMP             16 18 27 32 30 27 27 27 27 32 36 35 32 29 27 26 23 20 17 17 13
DEWPT            12 14 14 19 18 17 18 20 22 26 29 29 27 26 22 21 19 16 12 11  8
RH               84 84 57 58 60 65 68 74 81 78 75 78 81 88 81 81 84 84 80 77 80
WIND DIR          N NE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  3  6 11  8 10 11  9  8  5  5  5  9 11 14 14 17 20 21 20 18
WIND GUST                                                           31
CLOUDS           FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          40          80          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.21        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                            S  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L
WIND CHILL        7    20 23 22 17 17 18 19 26       24 20 15 14  9  5  0  0 -4
MIN CHILL         5     9    20    15    17    21    24    15     8     0    -4


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             1    18      14    33      10    18      -4    15
TEMP           6    2 13 17 15   14 28 27 16   11 16 11  2   -3 10 10
DEWPT          1   -5  3  9 14   14 22 25 16    6  5  5 -7   -9 -2  2
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S    SW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC B1 OV   B2 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5    10      30    30      20    20      10     5
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ086-302200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
414 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      34          28          39          27          28
TEMP             20 22 30 34 32 28 28 29 29 34 38 39 35 33 32 31 28 27 22 20 16
DEWPT            13 15 14 18 17 17 16 19 21 27 32 32 31 29 27 25 25 23 19 16 12
RH               74 74 51 51 53 63 60 66 72 75 79 76 85 85 81 78 88 85 88 84 84
WIND DIR          N NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD          6  4  4  9  5  6  9  9  9  8  9  9  6  6  8  9 11 14 19 21 20
WIND GUST                                                           25
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          80         100          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.33        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                         S  L  D
SLEET                                     S
SNOW                                         S        D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L
WIND CHILL       11 16    27 26 21 18 20 20 27 32 33 29 27 25 23 18 15  7  4 -1
MIN CHILL         8    10    25    17    19    23    29    25    18     7    -1


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             2    20      17    37      14    22       0    18
TEMP           9    3 15 19 18   17 32 31 20   15 20 15  6    1 13 13
DEWPT          5   -3  5 11 16   17 25 28 20   11  8  9 -2   -5 -1  4
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S    SW       W     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   FW FW SC
POP 12HR           10     5      20    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN                                 S  S
SNOW                         S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S

$$



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