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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

IAZ060-172200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      27          21          31          23          35
TEMP                   24 27 24 24 22 22 21 22 27 31 28 26 24 24 23 26 33 35 32
DEWPT                  13 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 17 18 19 19 20 20 20 22 24 24 25
RH                     62 55 62 65 71 74 77 77 65 58 68 74 84 84 88 85 69 64 75
WIND DIR               NW NW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  1  1  1  2  3  5  4  2
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      5          20          30          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FLURRIES
SNOW                                      C  C  S
WIND CHILL             17 20 18 18
MIN CHILL              11    18    17    15    16    25    24    20    21    29


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            27    37      29    39      31    41      31    38
TEMP          29   27 35 33 31   29 37 35 33   31 39 37 34   32 36 33
DEWPT         24   25 26 27 28   28 31 32 31   31 34 35 34   28 27 26
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5    10      10    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S
SNOW                                       S    S  C     C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ039-172200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      25          14          27          18          31
TEMP                   22 25 21 19 17 16 14 17 24 27 24 22 21 20 18 22 29 31 27
DEWPT                  12 12 13 13 12 12 12 14 15 16 16 16 17 17 17 18 20 21 21
RH                     65 57 71 77 80 84 92 88 68 63 71 77 84 88 96 84 69 66 78
WIND DIR               NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD               10  8  4  4  3  2  2  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FLURRIES
WIND CHILL             11 16 15 12
MIN CHILL               4    14    12    10    12    22    17    18    18    23


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            22    34      24    36      27    37      29    35
TEMP          24   23 31 30 27   25 33 32 29   28 35 33 31   29 34 30
DEWPT         21   23 24 26 27   25 30 30 29   28 34 33 31   28 30 25
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    20      30    40      30    30
RAIN                                 S  S             C          C  C
SNOW                                 S  S  C    C  C     C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ048-172200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      26          16          29          20          32
TEMP                   23 26 22 19 18 17 16 20 26 29 26 24 22 21 20 23 29 32 27
DEWPT                  13 13 13 13 13 13 13 15 17 18 19 19 19 19 19 21 23 23 24
RH                     65 57 68 77 80 84 88 81 68 63 74 81 88 92 96 92 78 69 88
WIND DIR                N NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD                8  5  4  4  3  3  3  2  1  1  2  2  1  1  2  4  5  4  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FLURRIES
SNOW                                      S  S
WIND CHILL             14 19 16 12 12    10                         17 23
MIN CHILL               7    15    10    10    12    24    22    17    17    23


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            23    35      25    37      28    40      30    36
TEMP          25   24 32 31 28   26 34 33 30   29 37 36 33   31 35 31
DEWPT         24   24 26 27 27   26 31 31 30   29 34 34 33   28 27 25
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    30      30    30
RAIN                                               C  C  C    C  C  C
SNOW                                       S    S  C     C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ004-172200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      20          11          24          17          30
TEMP                   17 20 16 15 12 11 11 13 22 24 19 19 18 18 18 21 28 29 26
DEWPT                   9 10 10 10  9  9  9 12 14 15 16 16 16 17 18 21 24 24 25
RH                     70 64 77 80 87 91 91 96 71 68 88 88 92 96100100 85 81 96
WIND DIR                N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                8  8  5  4  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  5  8  8  6
CLOUDS                 FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL              7 10  7  8  6                      11 11 11 13 20 21 18
MIN CHILL               0     7     6     6     8    15    11    11    12    18


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            23    34      23    35      26    38      26    31
TEMP          25   23 31 29 26   24 32 31 28   27 35 33 29   27 30 26
DEWPT         24   23 27 26 26   24 29 29 28   27 32 31 29   26 25 23
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S     S       W    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 OV B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    30      30    30
RAIN                                                  C
SNOW                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ035-172200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      24          15          27          20          31
TEMP                   20 24 20 17 15 15 15 18 24 27 23 22 21 21 20 22 29 31 27
DEWPT                  11 12 11 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 17 18 18 18 19 21 24 24 24
RH                     67 60 67 77 84 88 92 84 71 65 77 84 88 88 96 96 81 75 88
WIND DIR                N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                8  6  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  1  2  2  2  2  2  4  6  5  4
CLOUDS                 FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                         S
WIND CHILL             10 16 12 10  8  9                            16 22 25
MIN CHILL               3    11     8     9    12    20    17    17    15    22


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            24    35      26    37      29    40      29    35
TEMP          26   24 32 31 28   27 34 33 31   29 37 35 32   30 34 30
DEWPT         24   24 26 26 26   25 30 31 30   29 33 32 31   27 26 24
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S     S       W    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN                                 S  S          C  C          C  C
SNOW                                 S  S  S    S  C     C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ094-172200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      30          22          31          23          34
TEMP                   27 30 27 23 23 23 23 23 28 31 26 26 25 24 23 26 32 34 29
DEWPT                  16 16 16 17 17 18 18 20 22 22 23 23 23 22 21 24 26 26 27
RH                     63 55 63 77 77 81 81 88 78 69 88 88 92 92 92 92 78 72 92
WIND DIR                N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                4  4  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  2  2  1  1  2  3  4  3  2
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      5          40          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.07           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           1
FLURRIES
SNOW                                   S  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                      17 17 17 17 17
MIN CHILL              15    22    17    17    17    24    23    20    21    27


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            26    37      28    39      31    40      32    38
TEMP          28   26 34 33 30   29 36 35 33   31 38 36 34   32 37 33
DEWPT         26   26 28 28 30   29 33 32 33   31 35 35 34   30 28 26
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S
SNOW                                       S    S  C     C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ017-172200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      21          12          24          17          30
TEMP                   19 21 18 16 14 13 12 14 22 24 21 19 18 19 17 21 28 30 26
DEWPT                  11 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 14 15 16 16 16 16 17 19 21 22 23
RH                     70 65 73 80 88 91 96 92 71 68 81 88 92 88100 92 75 72 88
WIND DIR               NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD               10  8  5  4  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  4  6  5  5
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL              7 11 10  9  8                               15 21 24 19
MIN CHILL              -1     9     6     6     9    20    15    14    15    19


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            22    34      24    35      27    38      28    34
TEMP          24   22 31 30 27   25 32 31 29   27 35 34 31   29 33 28
DEWPT         22   22 25 27 27   25 30 30 29   27 34 32 30   28 27 25
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      10    20      30    30      30    30
RAIN                                 S  S             C
SNOW                                 S  S  C    C  C     C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ049-172200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      25          15          27          19          31
TEMP                   22 25 21 18 16 15 15 18 24 27 24 22 21 20 19 22 30 31 27
DEWPT                  13 13 13 13 13 13 13 15 16 17 17 17 17 17 18 19 21 22 23
RH                     68 60 71 80 88 92 92 88 71 65 74 81 84 88 96 88 69 69 85
WIND DIR               NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE  N  N NE  E SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD                8  6  4  4  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FLURRIES
WIND CHILL             13 18 15 11 10  9
MIN CHILL               6    15     9     9    12    20    21    16    17    23


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            22    35      26    37      28    39      29    36
TEMP          24   23 32 31 28   27 34 33 30   29 36 35 32   30 34 31
DEWPT         22   23 26 26 26   27 30 31 30   29 34 33 32   29 28 26
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN                                 S  S          C  C          C  C
SNOW                                 S  S  S    S  C     C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ086-172200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
1013 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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                      28          19          30          21          32
TEMP                   25 28 24 21 19 20 19 21 27 30 26 24 23 22 21 25 30 32 27
DEWPT                  15 15 15 15 15 16 16 17 19 19 20 20 20 19 19 20 22 23 24
RH                     65 58 68 77 84 84 88 84 71 63 78 84 88 88 92 81 72 69 88
WIND DIR               NW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD                6  6  4  4  3  3  2  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  2  3  3  2
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          20          30          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FLURRIES
SNOW                                      C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             17 22 18 15
MIN CHILL              11    18    14    14    15    23    22    21    19    25


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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            24    36      27    39      29    40      32    37
TEMP          26   24 33 32 29   28 36 35 32   30 37 36 34   32 36 32
DEWPT         23   24 27 27 28   27 31 31 31   30 34 35 34   30 29 26
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    40      40    30
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
SNOW                                       S    S  C     C    C  C  C

$$



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