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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

IAZ060-011000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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          32          10          30          26
TEMP                   16 16 17 22 29 32 27 19 15 12 10 17 26 30 29 28 27 26 26
DEWPT                  12 11 11 16 19 20 16 13  8  8  7 11 15 18 17 20 21 26 26
RH                     84 80 77 77 66 61 63 77 73 84 87 77 62 60 60 71 78100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W NW  W  W NW NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                6  4  4  4  8  9  8  6  6  4  3  3  8 11 12 13 14 14 12
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          10           0          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                               L  L  L
RAIN                                                                          L
SLEET                                                                   L  L
SNOW                    S  S                                      C  C  L  L
WIND CHILL              6  9 10 16 21 24 19 10  5  4  3 11 18 20 19 16 15 14 15
MIN CHILL               5     6    10    19     4     2     4    17    15    14


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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       6    16      -1    25      16    41      26    42
TEMP          35 30 13    6 14 13  4    0 20 23 18   16 36 38 29   26 39 38
DEWPT         31 20  4   -2 -3 -1 -6   -7  4  8  8   12 21 24 23   21 25 25
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70      10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN      L
RAIN           L
SNOW              L

$$
IAZ039-011000-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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                       2          28           3          25          21
TEMP                    4 14 11 17 24 28 23 13  9  6  3 11 20 25 24 23 22 21 21
DEWPT                   4  7  8 13 18 19 13 10  6  2  1  6 12 16 16 18 19 21 21
RH                    100 73 87 84 77 68 65 87 87 83 91 80 71 68 71 81 88100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                6  5  5  5 10 11  9  8  9  4  4  1  5 10 10 12 14 16 14
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           5          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                    S  S                                      C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL             -9  6  2  9 14 18 13  2 -4 -3 -6    12 15 13 11  9  7  8
MIN CHILL             -12    -6     3    13    -4    -8    -3    12     9     7


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          33       2     9     -10    15       8    35      21    34
TEMP          30 26  9    2  8  5 -5   -9 10 14 10    8 29 32 24   21 31 30
DEWPT         29 21  4   -2 -3 -3-11  -13  0  4  5    8 23 24 22   19 24 23
PWIND DIR         E      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         90      10    10       5     0       5     5       5     5
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ048-011000-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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          29           5          27          24
TEMP                   20 13 14 20 26 29 24 15 11  8  5 13 22 27 26 25 25 24 24
DEWPT                  11 10  8 14 19 20 14 10  6  3  3  8 15 18 17 19 21 24 24
RH                     67 87 76 77 74 69 65 80 80 79 91 80 74 68 68 78 84100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                6  3  6  6  9 10  6  6  6  4  4  3  9 12 12 14 16 14 12
CLOUDS                 B2 SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          10           0          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                                     D
SLEET                                                                   L  L  D
SNOW                    S                                         C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL             11  7  4 11 17 20 16  5  0  0 -4  7 12 16 15 13 12 11 12
MIN CHILL               9     2     4    15    -1    -6    -3    14    12    11


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          34       3    13      -8    21      12    38      23    38
TEMP          32 27 10    3 11  9 -2   -7 15 19 14   12 33 35 26   23 35 34
DEWPT         29 17  1   -3 -3 -1-10  -11  3  8  6   11 23 24 22   20 24 24
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B2 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         80      10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN      D
SLEET          D
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ004-011000-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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           4          27          22
TEMP                   11 11 11 16 21 24 20 12  9  6  4 12 22 27 26 24 23 23 22
DEWPT                  10  9  7 12 13 14 12 10  6  4  3  8 14 18 17 19 19 21 21
RH                     96 91 83 84 71 65 71 91 87 91 95 84 71 68 68 81 84 92 96
WIND DIR                S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD               13 11 10 10 11 14 11 10 11  5  3  6 13 17 16 19 19 16  9
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5           5           0          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                              C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL             -4 -4 -3  4  9 11  8 -1 -6 -4 -3  1  9 14 13 10  8 10 12
MIN CHILL              -6    -6    -3     7    -7    -6    -4    13     8     9


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          28      -2     8     -10    18      13    35      20    34
TEMP          27 22  5   -2  6  4 -5   -9 12 17 14   13 30 32 24   20 31 29
DEWPT         20  7 -4   -7 -5 -5-14  -14  3  8  9   12 24 24 20   18 23 23
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         80      10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ035-011000-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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          28           5          27          23
TEMP                   15 11 13 18 25 28 23 14 10  8  5 13 22 27 26 25 24 23 23
DEWPT                  10  9  8 14 17 17 13 10  4  3  3  9 14 18 18 19 20 23 23
RH                     80 91 80 84 71 63 65 84 76 79 91 84 71 68 71 78 84100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW SE  S  S SE  S  S SE  S
WIND SPD               10 10  8  8  9 11  9  9  8  4  4  5 10 14 14 17 18 16 12
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10           5           0          20          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                        S  S  C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL              2 -3  2  8 15 18 12  2 -2 -1 -4  4 11 15 14 12 10 10 11
MIN CHILL               2    -3     1    11    -2    -4    -3    14    10    10


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          32       0    11      -9    20      13    36      22    36
TEMP          30 25  7    0  9  7 -4   -8 14 19 15   13 31 33 25   22 33 31
DEWPT         26 12 -2   -6 -3 -3-13  -14  3  7  7   12 23 24 21   18 24 24
PWIND DIR         N      NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         80      10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ094-011000-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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                      17          30          15          33          29
TEMP                   20 19 19 23 28 30 27 21 18 17 15 21 29 33 32 31 30 29 29
DEWPT                  15 15 14 18 20 21 19 18 14 13 12 15 18 20 19 23 24 28 29
RH                     81 84 80 81 71 69 71 88 84 84 88 77 63 58 58 72 78 96100
WIND DIR                S  S  S SW  W  W NW  W NW  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                4  3  3  4  6  8  6  6  5  3  3  6  9 11 12 14 13 14 13
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          20           0           5          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                               L  L  L
RAIN                                                                    L  L  L
SLEET                                                             C  C
SNOW                    S  S  S  S                                C  C
WIND CHILL             13 13    17 21 22 20 12 10     9 12 20 24 23 20 19 18 18
MIN CHILL              10    11    14    20    10     6     8    22    18    17


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          41       9    19       4    28      18    43      25    45
TEMP          38 34 16    9 17 16  7    4 23 26 20   18 38 39 29   25 41 40
DEWPT         35 23  7    1 -1  0 -2   -4  6 10  9   12 20 25 24   21 26 26
PWIND DIR        SW       N    NW      NW     W       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR         70      10    10       5     0       5     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN      L
RAIN           L  L

$$
IAZ017-011000-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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                       6          25           3          24          20
TEMP                   17 13 11 16 22 25 20 12  8  5  3 10 20 24 23 22 21 20 20
DEWPT                   8  8  8 12 15 16 13  9  7  4  2  8 13 16 16 18 18 20 20
RH                     67 80 87 84 74 68 74 87 96 95 95 91 74 71 74 84 88100100
WIND DIR                S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD               10 10  9 10 11 12 11 10 10  6  6  2  9 12 12 18 18 14 12
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20           5           0          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                              C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL              5  0 -2  4 10 14  8 -1 -6 -7 -9     9 12 11  7  6  7  8
MIN CHILL               0    -4    -3     8    -6    -9    -7    11     6     6


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          30      -2     7     -11    14       8    34      20    33
TEMP          28 23  5   -2  5  3 -6  -10  9 13  9    8 29 31 23   20 30 28
DEWPT         24 13 -1   -5 -5 -5-13  -15  0  6  5    8 24 24 21   18 24 23
PWIND DIR         N      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         90      10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ049-011000-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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          29           4          26          23
TEMP                   13 18 13 19 26 29 24 14 10  7  4 12 21 26 25 24 24 23 23
DEWPT                   9  8  9 14 18 20 14 11  6  2  2  8 13 17 17 20 20 23 23
RH                     84 64 84 80 71 69 65 88 83 79 91 84 71 68 71 84 84100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                8  5  6  8 10 10  8  8  8  4  5  2  6 11 11 14 16 16 13
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          10           0          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SLEET                                                                   L  L  D
SNOW                    S  S                                      C  C  L  L  D
WIND CHILL              2 10  4  9 16 20 14  3 -2 -2 -7    12 15 14 11 11 10 11
MIN CHILL              -3     3     3    13    -2    -7    -4    14    11    10


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          34       2    11      -9    18      11    36      22    36
TEMP          32 27  9    2  9  7 -4   -8 13 17 13   11 31 33 25   22 33 32
DEWPT         30 20  3   -3 -3 -1-10  -12  1  6  6   11 23 24 22   19 25 23
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B2 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         80      10    10       5     0       5     5       5     5
SLEET          D
SNOW           D  D

$$
IAZ086-011000-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
1114 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
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          30           9          28          25
TEMP                   14 15 16 21 27 30 26 17 14 11  9 16 24 28 27 26 26 25 25
DEWPT                  12 13 13 17 20 22 17 15 10  8  7 12 16 20 19 20 21 25 25
RH                     92 92 88 84 74 72 68 92 84 87 91 84 71 71 71 78 81100100
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                6  4  4  3  6  8  8  6  8  4  6  3  6 10 11 13 14 14 16
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          20           0           5          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                               L  L  D
RAIN                                                                          D
SLEET                                                                   L  L
SNOW                    S  S  S  S                                C  C  L  L
WIND CHILL              4  8  9    20 22 17  8  3  3 -2 10 16 19 17 15 14 13 12
MIN CHILL               1     5     8    16     3    -2     0    16    13    11


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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          40       7    16      -2    23      14    40      24    41
TEMP          37 33 15    7 14 12  3   -1 18 21 16   14 35 37 28   24 37 37
DEWPT         34 26  9    1 -1  1 -4   -7  3  7  7   11 21 24 23   20 26 25
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
POP 12HR         80      10    10      10     0       5     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN      D
RAIN           D  D
SNOW              D

$$



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