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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

IAZ060-181000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      20          31          23          36          26
TEMP                22 21 21 21 21 26 31 29 26 23 23 25 25 32 36 32 29 28 28 28
DEWPT               15 14 15 15 16 17 19 19 20 20 20 21 22 24 25 26 26 25 26 26
RH                  74 74 77 77 81 68 61 66 78 88 88 84 88 72 64 78 88 88 92 92
WIND DIR            NE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  4  3  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  6  5  3  4  5  4  4
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          30          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T       00-00
SNOW                          S  C  S
WIND CHILL          16    14 15                            26          22 22 22
MIN CHILL              14    12    15    25    20    20    20    26    20    20


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          38      30    41      33    42      30    37      24    32
TEMP          34 35 30   32 37 41 33   38 42 41 36   30 37 32 28   24 32 29
DEWPT         27 29 30   29 32 32 32   32 35 35 32   28 29 28 25   20 20 18
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      30    40      30    20      20    10
RAIN                               S    S  C  C  C    C
SNOW                               S    S  C     C    C  S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ039-181000-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      14          27          18          32          22
TEMP                19 17 16 15 17 23 27 24 23 19 19 18 22 28 32 25 22 25 24 22
DEWPT               13 12 13 12 14 15 17 16 17 17 17 17 18 20 22 22 22 22 23 22
RH                  77 80 88 88 88 71 65 71 77 92 92 96 84 71 66 88100 88 96100
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  W SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             5  3  2  3  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  2  3  4  4  4  4  5  4  4
CLOUDS              FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          11        9                                     16 18 18 16
MIN CHILL               9     7    12    22    15    15    15    19    15    16


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          35      26    37      28    37      29    35      23    29
TEMP          30 28 29   27 35 36 28   32 37 36 32   29 35 30 24   24 29 25
DEWPT         25 27 28   27 31 31 28   30 33 33 32   29 31 28 24   22 24 19
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      30    50      40    30      20    20
RAIN                         S  S          C  C
SNOW                         S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$
IAZ048-181000-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      16          29          20          33          22
TEMP                19 17 17 17 19 25 29 26 24 21 20 21 24 28 33 26 23 25 24 23
DEWPT               14 13 14 13 15 17 19 19 20 19 19 20 22 24 24 25 23 25 24 23
RH                  80 84 88 84 84 71 66 74 84 92 96 96 92 85 69 96100100100100
WIND DIR             N NE NE NE  E SE SE  E SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  6  5  4  4  5  5  4
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          20          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                             S  S
WIND CHILL          12    10 11                         18 21    20 17 18 17 17
MIN CHILL              10     9    10    24    17    15    15    19    16    16


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          36      27    39      30    39      29    36      22    30
TEMP          33 29 30   28 35 39 30   35 39 38 33   29 36 30 25   22 30 26
DEWPT         27 28 29   28 32 32 30   31 35 33 32   28 29 28 24   19 20 17
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      30    40      30    30      20    10
RAIN                                       C  C
SNOW                               C    C  C     C    C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ004-181000-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      10          24          19          31          22
TEMP                13 10 10 11 14 21 24 23 20 20 19 20 21 28 31 25 25 25 24 22
DEWPT               11  9 10  9 12 14 16 17 17 17 18 19 21 25 25 25 25 25 24 22
RH                  91 96100 91 92 74 71 77 88 88 96 96100 88 78100100100100100
WIND DIR            NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  2  3  3  4  3  3  4  5  5  5  6  9  9  8  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS              FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL           5  4     5  8 15       14 12 11 12 12 19 23 16 16 16 15 13
MIN CHILL               4     4     5    16    11    11    11    15    15    11


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          35      25    37      28    37      26    32      17    25
TEMP          32 27 30   25 36 28 31   33 37 34 26   29 31 25 22   17 25 21
DEWPT         28 27 28   25 30 28 30   30 33 31 26   28 27 24 21   17 18 15
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR         10       5    10      30    40      30    30      20    10
RAIN                                       C  C
SNOW                               C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ035-181000-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      15          27          20          32          23
TEMP                17 15 15 15 17 24 27 26 25 20 21 22 23 29 32 24 25 23 23 23
DEWPT               12 11 12 12 14 16 17 17 19 19 19 20 22 24 25 24 25 23 23 23
RH                  80 84 88 88 88 71 65 68 78 96 92 92 96 81 75100100100100100
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  5  8  8  5  6  6  8  6
CLOUDS              FW SC B1 OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          10  9  9  9                         16 21 25 17 18 15 15 15
MIN CHILL               9     9     9    21    14    14    13    16    15    14


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          36      28    39      31    39      29    34      22    28
TEMP          32 30 30   28 36 38 31   37 38 37 30   30 34 29 24   22 28 23
DEWPT         27 28 29   28 31 31 31   30 34 33 30   28 28 26 22   18 19 15
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      30    40      30    30      20    10
RAIN                         S  S          C  C
SNOW                         S  S  C    C  C     C    C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ094-181000-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      25          31          23          35          25
TEMP                25 25 25 25 23 27 31 27 25 24 24 24 24 31 35 31 27 27 27 26
DEWPT               17 17 18 19 20 22 23 23 24 24 23 23 24 26 27 27 26 27 27 26
RH                  71 71 74 78 88 81 72 85 96100 96 96100 81 72 85 96100100100
WIND DIR            NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD             4  4  4  4  5  4  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  5  4  3  3  4  4  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          70          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.05           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           1       00-00
FRZG DRZL                           O
SNOW                       C  C  L  C
WIND CHILL          19 19 19 19 17                         25             21 20
MIN CHILL              18    18    16    22    18    20    18    26    20    18


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          38      30    41      33    43      30    36      24    33
TEMP          35 33 31   31 37 41 33   39 43 42 36   30 36 32 27   24 33 30
DEWPT         29 30 31   30 33 33 33   34 37 35 33   29 28 27 26   22 21 20
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN                               S    S  C  C  C    C
SNOW                               S    S  C     C    C  S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ017-181000-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      11          24          19          31          22
TEMP                15 11 11 12 15 21 24 22 21 19 20 20 22 28 31 24 24 23 22 24
DEWPT               11 11 11 11 12 14 16 16 16 16 16 17 19 22 24 24 24 23 22 23
RH                  84100100 96 88 74 71 77 81 88 84 88 88 78 75100100100100 96
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NE SE  N NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  5  6  8  6  6  8  6  6
CLOUDS              FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL           7  5     6                         15 21 24 16 16 14 14 16
MIN CHILL               3     3     6    19    14    14    13    15    13    13


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          35      25    37      27    36      28    33      20    27
TEMP          32 27 28   25 33 36 27   35 35 35 29   30 33 27 23   20 27 23
DEWPT         26 27 28   25 31 31 27   30 33 32 29   29 29 27 23   20 21 17
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      30    40      40    30      30    10
RAIN                         S  S             C
SNOW                         S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C

$$
IAZ049-181000-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      15          27          19          32          22
TEMP                18 15 15 15 18 23 27 24 20 19 20 20 21 29 32 25 23 24 24 23
DEWPT               13 13 13 13 15 16 18 17 17 17 17 18 19 22 23 23 23 23 24 23
RH                  80 92 92 92 88 74 68 74 88 92 88 92 92 75 69 92100 96100100
WIND DIR             N  N  N NE NE SE NW NE  E  S SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS              FW SC B1 OV B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          11  9  9  9                                  19 17 17 17 16
MIN CHILL               8     8     9    20    16    16    14    18    16    15


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          36      27    38      30    39      29    36      23    30
TEMP          31 30 29   28 35 37 30   36 39 36 32   30 36 29 24   24 30 26
DEWPT         27 28 28   28 31 31 30   30 34 33 32   30 30 28 24   21 22 18
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      30    40      30    30      20    10
RAIN                         S  S          C  C
SNOW                         S  S  C    C  C     C    C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ086-181000-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
728 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      18          30          21          33          23
TEMP                20 18 18 20 22 27 30 24 24 21 22 22 24 30 33 26 24 23 24 26
DEWPT               16 15 16 16 17 19 20 20 20 20 20 20 21 22 24 24 24 23 24 24
RH                  84 88 92 84 81 71 66 84 84 96 92 92 88 72 69 92100100100 92
WIND DIR             N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             4  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  4  3  3  3  4  3  4
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          20          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T       00-00
SNOW                          S  S  S
WIND CHILL          13    11                                           17    20
MIN CHILL              11    10    15    18    17    18    18    21    17    17


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          37      28    40      31    41      30    37      25    32
TEMP          32 30 31   31 38 39 31   36 41 39 38   30 37 31 27   25 32 29
DEWPT         27 27 28   28 32 32 31   31 35 34 34   29 30 28 26   23 23 20
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10       5    10      20    50      30    30      20    10
RAIN                                       C  C  C    C
SNOW                               S    S  C     C    C  C  C  S    S

$$



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