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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

IAZ060-242200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      37          28          45          34          41
TEMP             33 33 35 37 35 32 28 29 29 34 43 45 41 38 37 35 34 35 40 40 36
DEWPT            30 30 29 30 27 26 25 24 23 25 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 30 30 30 29
RH               89 89 78 75 72 78 88 81 78 69 53 51 62 70 72 78 82 82 67 67 75
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         13 13 14 14 11  9  9  9 11 12 14 13 11 12 12 11  9  8  9  9 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S  S                                                        S
WIND CHILL       23 23 25 28 27 23 19 20 19 25 36 39 34 30 29 27 27 28 34    29
MIN CHILL        23    22    26    19    19    20    33    28    26    27    29


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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    27      17    30      19    26      11    19
TEMP          31   24 27 23 21   17 28 26 22   19 24 22 17   14 16 14
DEWPT         25   19 16 14 14   12 17 17 18   16 15 15 13    6  3  2
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       E     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           20    10       5     5       5    10      20    10
SNOW           S    S                                    S    S

$$
IAZ039-242200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      35          24          40          29          40
TEMP             32 33 35 34 31 30 28 25 24 29 38 40 35 32 31 30 29 32 39 38 33
DEWPT            30 31 30 30 29 28 28 25 23 25 28 29 30 30 29 29 29 31 32 31 30
RH               92 92 82 85 92 92100100 96 85 67 64 82 92 92 96100 96 76 76 89
WIND DIR          N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD         12 13 16 16 12 10  9  9  8 11 14 13 10 12 11 11  8  8  9  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S  S                                                        C
WIND CHILL       23 23 25 24 22 21 19 16 15 19 29 32 28 23 21 20 21 25 33 32 25
MIN CHILL        22    22    21    19    15    16    27    20    19    21    24


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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    25      14    27      16    24      10    15
TEMP          30   23 25 20 18   14 25 21 19   16 22 20 15   12 14 10
DEWPT         27   21 16 13 12   11 16 17 17   13 13 15 15    9  5  2
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       E     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 SC FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           30    10       5    10      10    20      30    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  C    C

$$
IAZ048-242200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      35          25          42          29          38
TEMP             33 32 34 35 32 29 27 25 25 32 40 42 37 34 32 31 29 32 37 37 32
DEWPT            29 29 29 30 26 25 25 23 22 24 27 28 29 28 28 28 27 28 29 28 27
RH               85 88 82 82 78 85 92 92 88 72 59 57 72 78 85 88 92 85 72 70 81
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  N
WIND SPD         16 14 16 14 10  6  9  8 10 12 13 12 11 10 10  9  8  6 10  9 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S                                                           C
WIND CHILL       23 22 24 25 24 22 18 17 15 22 32 35 29 26 24 23 22 26 30 31 24
MIN CHILL        22    20    24    16    15    16    29    24    21    22    22


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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            21    24      14    27      17    24       9    16
TEMP          29   21 24 20 18   14 24 23 20   17 23 19 15   12 13 11
DEWPT         24   17 14 13 13   11 16 17 16   15 14 14 11    5  2  1
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW     S       E     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           30     5       5     5       5    20      20    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ004-242200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      34          23          37          25          31
TEMP             30 30 31 34 29 25 23 24 23 28 34 37 31 29 27 28 25 26 30 30 25
DEWPT            28 28 28 26 27 25 23 23 22 24 26 27 29 28 27 26 25 25 25 24 21
RH               92 92 88 72 92100100 96 96 85 72 67 92 96100 92100 96 81 78 84
WIND DIR          N NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD         16 17 14 13  9 10 11 11 12 14 13 11  8  6  8 11 13 14 16 16 18
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10           0           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                              S  S  C  C  C
WIND CHILL       19 19 21 25 20 15 12 13 11 16 25 29 24 22 19 18 13 14 18 18 11
MIN CHILL        19    17    20    12    11    12    24    18    12    11    10


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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            12    19       9    23      12    17       2    10
TEMP          20   12 19 15 12    9 19 19 17   14 15 13  8    4  9  6
DEWPT         17   10  8  9 11    9 16 15 13   11  8  8  4    0 -3 -4
PWIND DIR          NW    NW       W     S       W     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 SC SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40     5       5    10      10    20      20    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ035-242200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      34          24          40          27          34
TEMP             32 32 32 33 30 28 24 25 25 30 37 40 34 31 27 29 27 29 32 34 30
DEWPT            29 29 30 29 25 24 22 21 21 23 26 27 28 27 26 26 26 26 27 26 24
RH               88 88 92 85 81 85 92 84 84 75 64 59 78 85 96 88 96 88 81 72 78
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  N NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD         16 14 14 12  9  9 10 10 11 14 16 13 11 11 10  8  8 11 13 11 12
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                                    S  S  C
WIND CHILL       21 22 22 24 22 19 14 16 14 19 28 32 26 22 18 21 19 19 22 26 20
MIN CHILL        21    19    22    14    14    15    26    17    18    18    19


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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            18    22      11    25      15    21       6    13
TEMP          26   18 22 18 15   11 22 21 18   15 18 16 12    8 11  9
DEWPT         21   14 11 10 11    9 16 14 14   13 12 10  7    2  1 -1
PWIND DIR          NW    NW       W     S       E     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 SC FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           40     5       5     5      10    20      20    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ094-242200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      35          27          45          35          42
TEMP             34 32 34 35 32 28 27 27 27 32 42 45 42 37 38 35 36 35 42 40 36
DEWPT            31 31 29 28 27 27 26 25 24 26 29 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 31 30
RH               89 96 82 75 81 96 96 92 88 78 60 55 65 79 76 85 82 89 70 70 79
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD         14 16 16 14 11  9  9  9 11 13 17 17 13 16 14 12 11 10  9  6 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
RAIN
SNOW              C  S                                                        S
WIND CHILL       24 21 24 25 23 19 18 18 17 23 34 38 35 28 29 26 28 27 36    29
MIN CHILL        23    20    22    18    17    17    33    28    26    27    27


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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            25    28      18    31      20    28      13    22
TEMP          32   25 28 25 22   18 28 26 22   20 26 22 18   14 18 16
DEWPT         27   21 18 17 15   13 18 18 20   19 18 17 15   10  6  5
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW      SW     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW SC FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20    20       5     5      10    10      20    10
SNOW           S    S  S  S                              S    S

$$
IAZ017-242200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      35          23          37          26          34
TEMP             32 32 34 34 31 29 27 25 23 28 35 37 32 30 27 27 26 30 33 34 30
DEWPT            30 30 30 28 28 27 26 24 21 24 26 27 29 28 27 27 26 28 29 27 26
RH               92 92 85 78 88 92 96 96 92 85 69 67 88 92100100100 92 85 75 85
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD         16 16 14 16 12 10 10 10 11 13 14 13 10 10 10  8  6 10 12 11 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                                    S  S  C
WIND CHILL       21 22 24 24 21 20 17 16 12 17 25 29 24 21 17 19 18 21 24 26 20
MIN CHILL        21    20    20    16    10    11    24    17    18    19    20


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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            18    21      11    23      13    20       6    12
TEMP          26   18 21 16 14   11 21 18 17   15 17 15 11    8  7  6
DEWPT         22   15 11 11 11    9 16 15 13   12 11 12  9    4  1 -3
PWIND DIR          NW    NW       W    SW      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           40     5       5     5      10    20      20    10
SNOW           C    C                              S  S  S    S

$$
IAZ049-242200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      35          25          42          31          40
TEMP             32 32 34 35 32 31 28 25 25 30 39 41 37 34 34 32 31 33 39 38 33
DEWPT            29 30 29 30 28 27 27 24 22 25 28 29 29 29 29 29 29 30 31 31 29
RH               88 92 82 82 85 85 96 96 88 81 64 62 72 82 82 88 92 89 73 76 85
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW
WIND SPD         14 14 17 17 14 10 10 10 10 13 17 14 13 12 12 12  9  9 10  8 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S  S                                                        C
WIND CHILL       22 22 24 24 22 22 19 15 15 19 30 33 28 25 25 23 23 25 32 32 25
MIN CHILL        22    21    20    17    14    14    28    23    21    24    24


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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    25      15    27      17    25       9    15
TEMP          30   22 25 20 18   15 24 23 20   17 23 20 14   11 13 10
DEWPT         26   19 15 14 13   12 17 17 17   15 14 16 13    7  3  1
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           30    10       5     5       5    10      20    10
SNOW           C    C                                    S    S

$$
IAZ086-242200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
344 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE             WED 12/24/14            THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14
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                      36          27          45          36          47
TEMP             34 33 35 36 33 32 30 27 27 32 42 45 41 37 38 36 37 37 46 44 39
DEWPT            31 31 30 28 27 27 27 25 23 26 28 29 30 31 31 31 31 33 35 34 32
RH               89 92 82 72 78 81 88 92 85 78 57 53 65 79 76 82 79 85 65 68 76
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW NW
WIND SPD         13 14 17 17 13 12 10  9 10 13 14 14 12 14 16 14 13 12 12 10  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
RAIN
SNOW              C  C  S                                                     S
WIND CHILL       25 23 24 26 23 23 21 18 17 23 34 38 34 28 29 27 28 29       33
MIN CHILL        24    22    23    20    17    18    32    27    25    26    32


DATE               SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14
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    29      18    30      20    28      14    20
TEMP          33   27 29 25 23   18 28 25 22   20 26 23 18   15 19 15
DEWPT         29   23 19 17 17   14 19 18 19   18 17 18 17   11  6  4
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       E     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW SC SC   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV B1
POP 12HR           20    20      10    10      10    10      20    10
SNOW           S    S  S  S                              S    S

$$



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