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National Weather Service Des Moines IA
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

IAZ060-202200-
Des Moines-Polk IA
41.54N  93.65W Elev. 924 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      44          32          42          36          40
Temp             30 33 40 44 37 34 33 34 33 35 40 42 40 40 40 40 37 36 40 38 33
Dewpt            27 28 31 33 32 32 33 33 31 33 36 37 36 36 36 37 35 34 34 32 29
RH               88 82 70 65 82 92100 96 92 92 85 82 85 85 85 89 92 92 79 79 85
Wind dir         SW SW SW  S SE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NW NW NW NW
Wind spd          3  3  3  3  3  2  3  4  4  6  6  8  9  9  9  5  5  3  6 11 16
Wind gust                                                                    28
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     10          40          50          80          40
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01        0.03        0.26        0.03
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                          S  C  C  C  C  C  C              C  C  C  C  S
Frzg drzl                           C                                         S
Rain                                                  D  D  L  L
Snow                                                                          L
Tstms                                                    S
Obvis                        PF  F  F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill                                  29       34 34 34             31 22
Min chill        25    26    33    29    27    28    34    33    32    33    20


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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    32      20    37      25    45      33    48
Temp          26   22 31 29 25   21 36 32 29   27 44 40 36   34 47 44
Dewpt         22   19 19 20 19   17 21 21 22   22 28 28 28   29 33 32
PWind dir          NW    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B2 SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           60     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Frzg drzl      S
Snow           L

$$
IAZ039-202200-
Waterloo/Cedar Falls-Black Hawk IA
42.55N  92.40W Elev. 865 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      40          29          38          33          38
Temp             28 30 37 40 34 29 29 30 29 32 36 38 36 35 37 37 36 35 37 38 32
Dewpt            27 27 30 32 30 26 27 27 25 30 32 34 33 33 34 36 34 35 35 35 31
RH               96 88 75 73 85 88 92 88 85 92 85 85 89 92 89 96 92100 92 89 96
Wind dir          W  N NE  S SE  E SE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N
Wind spd          2  1  2  3  3  2  3  3  4  6  8 10 10 11 13 12 12  9  8  6 12
Clouds           B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      0          20          40          90          70
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.44        0.19
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                      C  C  C                    C  C  S
Frzg drzl                           S  S  C  C                                S
Rain                                                  L  L  D  D  L  L
Snow                                                                          C
Obvis            PF                 F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill                                  26 30 31 29 27 28 29 28 29    32 23
Min chill        26    28    31    25    23    24    29    25    26    26    21


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            20    27      13    30      18    38      27    43
Temp          26   20 27 23 16   15 29 25 20   20 36 36 32   28 42 39
Dewpt         23   18 18 17 14   13 19 19 19   20 27 29 27   27 33 32
PWind dir          NW    NW      NW     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC B1 SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr           50     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Frzg drzl      S
Snow           C    C

$$
IAZ048-202200-
Ames-Story IA
41.99N  93.62W Elev. 936 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      41          29          39          34          37
Temp             29 31 38 41 34 30 30 31 31 32 35 39 37 37 37 38 36 35 37 36 31
Dewpt            27 28 31 33 30 28 29 30 29 30 34 35 34 34 35 36 34 34 34 31 28
RH               92 88 76 73 85 92 96 96 92 92 96 85 89 89 92 92 92 96 89 82 88
Wind dir          W NW  S SE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N  N  N
Wind spd          2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  5  6  8 10 10 12 12  9  9  5  9 12 17
Wind gust                                                                    29
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          30          40          80          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.29        0.06
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                         C  C              C  C  C  C
Frzg drzl                           S  C  C  C                                S
Rain                                                  D  D  L  L  C  C
Snow                                                                    S  S  L
Obvis                           PF  F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill                               25 26 29 32 30 29 29 31 29    30 28 19
Min chill        24    25    30    25    24    23    29    28    28    28    18


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            20    29      18    33      21    43      30    46
Temp          25   20 28 26 22   19 32 28 27   22 42 37 34   31 45 42
Dewpt         21   18 18 19 18   16 21 20 21   20 28 29 28   28 33 32
PWind dir          NW    NW       W    NW      SE     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B2 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr           60     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Frzg drzl      S
Snow           L

$$
IAZ004-202200-
Estherville-Emmet IA
43.40N  94.75W Elev. 1315 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      41          26          35          29          30
Temp             29 32 38 41 33 30 28 27 26 27 33 35 32 31 31 32 30 30 29 28 24
Dewpt            27 27 30 32 29 27 25 24 24 26 28 30 30 30 29 30 28 28 27 25 24
RH               92 81 73 70 85 88 88 88 92 96 82 82 92 96 92 92 92 92 92 88100
Wind dir         NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
Wind spd          3  3  2  4  4  4  4  6  9 10 12 14 17 17 19 21 21 20 21 24 24
Wind gust                                                  29 32 32 31 34 35 36
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      0           5          20          90          90
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.42        0.49
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                            S
Frzg rain                                             C  L  S  C  S
Snow                                            S     L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L
Obvis                                 PF PF  F PF PF PF    BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
Wind chill                            20 17 17 24 25 21 20 19 19 17 17 15 14  8
Min chill        23    25    29    22    17    16    21    19    17    14     8
Winter Storm                                          A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            14    23      12    25      15    33      23    37
Temp          20   14 22 21 18   12 24 23 19   17 31 31 27   24 36 32
Dewpt         17   13 15 15 12   12 17 17 16   17 27 27 25   24 31 30
PWind dir          NW    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr           70     0       0     5       0     0       5     5
Snow           L

$$
IAZ035-202200-
Fort Dodge-Webster IA
42.55N  94.18W Elev. 1165 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      41          26          36          31          34
Temp             28 31 39 40 33 27 26 26 26 28 35 36 34 34 34 35 33 32 32 34 28
Dewpt            27 27 31 32 28 25 25 25 24 26 30 31 30 31 32 32 31 31 31 29 25
RH               96 85 73 73 82 92 96 96 92 92 82 82 85 89 92 89 92 96 96 82 88
Wind dir          N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
Wind spd          3  3  3  3  3  4  3  4  5  6  9 10 11 12 14 12 13 11 14 17 19
Wind gust                                                                 27 33
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      0          20          40          80          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.31        0.17
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                         C  C
Frzg drzl                              S  C  C
Frzg rain                                                            S
Rain                                                  D  D  D  D  L        S
Snow                                                                 L  L  L  L
Obvis                                  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill                            20 20 21 28 29 26 25 24 26 23 23 22 23 15
Min chill        24    24    29    20    19    18    26    24    23    22    15


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            17    26      15    29      20    39      28    42
Temp          23   17 25 23 19   16 28 26 24   21 38 36 32   29 41 38
Dewpt         20   15 18 18 16   13 20 19 19   19 29 28 27   26 33 30
PWind dir          NW    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ
Avg clouds    OV   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr           60     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Snow           L

$$
IAZ094-202200-
Lamoni-Decatur IA
40.63N  93.90W Elev. 1125 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      45          36          45          37          40
Temp             32 35 42 45 40 38 37 38 36 39 42 45 44 44 44 41 38 37 39 38 33
Dewpt            28 31 36 37 36 36 36 36 34 37 40 41 40 42 40 38 35 33 33 32 28
RH               85 85 79 73 85 92 96 92 92 92 93 86 86 93 86 89 89 85 79 79 82
Wind dir         SW SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  W NW NW
Wind spd          6  5  6  5  4  5  4  5  5  5  6  6  8  9  8  5  6  6  8 13 19
Wind gust                                                                 24 31
Clouds           FW SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                     20          40          40          80          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.17        0.04
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                       S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C
Rain                                                  D  D
Snow                                                                          C
Tstms                                                 C  S
Obvis               PF PF    PF  F  F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill       25 29                                                 33 30 22
Min chill        24    25    36    32    31    31    38    38    32    32    20


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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      22    39      27    47      34    48
Temp          27   22 34 32 27   23 38 34 29   29 46 43 39   35 47 43
Dewpt         22   20 20 21 21   19 23 23 22   23 28 29 28   28 33 33
PWind dir          NW    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    BZ
Avg clouds    B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           40     0       0     0       0     0       5    10
Snow           C

$$
IAZ017-202200-
Mason City-Cerro Gordo IA
43.16N  93.33W Elev. 1189 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      39          24          35          30          33
Temp             29 31 37 38 31 26 25 24 24 27 34 35 32 33 33 34 33 33 32 31 26
Dewpt            27 28 31 32 27 24 23 22 22 25 29 30 30 29 31 31 30 31 31 29 26
RH               92 88 79 79 85 92 92 92 92 92 82 82 92 85 92 89 89 92 96 92100
Wind dir         NW  N  N  N NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
Wind spd          3  2  2  2  3  3  2  4  5  8  9 11 12 13 16 16 16 14 13 16 18
Wind gust                                                     27 27          31
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      0          10          30          90          80
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.38        0.33
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                         C  C
Frzg rain                                             L  S  S     S        C
Rain                                                  L  L  D  D  D  S
Snow                                                                 D  L  L  L
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F  F PF PF
Wind chill                            18 17 19 27 27 23 23 22 24 22 23 22 20 13
Min chill        24    24    28    21    17    16    23    22    22    22    13


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            16    23      10    25      15    35      25    38
Temp          21   16 23 19 11   14 25 16 17   17 33 33 30   26 38 34
Dewpt         19   15 16 15 10   10 18 15 16   17 26 28 26   25 32 30
PWind dir           N    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr           70     0       0     5       0     0       5     5
Snow           L    S

$$
IAZ049-202200-
Marshalltown-Marshall IA
42.11N  92.91W Elev. 972 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      41          30          38          33          38
Temp             27 31 38 40 35 30 31 32 31 33 36 38 36 35 37 37 35 36 37 37 31
Dewpt            25 27 31 33 30 28 29 30 27 30 34 35 33 33 35 36 34 35 35 33 30
RH               92 85 76 76 82 92 92 92 85 89 92 89 89 92 92 96 96 96 92 85 96
Wind dir          W  W SW  S SE SE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  E  E  E  N  N  N
Wind spd          3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  6  8  9 10 11 11 13 10  9  5  6 10 13
Wind gust                                                                    24
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          30          40          80          60
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01        0.02        0.39        0.09
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                                      C  C  C                    C  C
Frzg drzl                           S  C  C  C                                S
Rain                                                  D  D  D  D  L  L
Snow                                                                       S  C
Tstms                                                       S
Obvis                           PF  F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill                               24 26 29 31 28 27 28 30 28 30    30 20
Min chill        23    25    33    26    23    23    27    26    26    28    19


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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            19    28      16    32      20    41      28    45
Temp          25   19 28 23 19   17 31 26 23   21 40 37 32   29 44 40
Dewpt         22   18 18 18 16   14 20 19 20   20 27 28 28   28 32 32
PWind dir          NW    NW      NW     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr           50     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Frzg drzl      S
Snow           C    S

$$
IAZ086-202200-
Ottumwa-Wapello IA
41.11N  92.45W Elev. 836 ft
406 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
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                      45          35          46          42          44
Temp             34 36 43 45 42 37 36 37 35 38 44 46 45 44 45 45 42 42 44 39 37
Dewpt            29 31 35 37 36 36 35 36 33 36 41 42 41 42 42 41 40 38 37 35 33
RH               82 82 73 73 79 96 96 96 92 92 89 86 86 93 89 86 93 86 76 85 85
Wind dir         SW SW SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  W
Wind spd          6  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  8  9 10  9  6  6  8  9  9 10
Clouds           FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                     20          40          50          80          50
QPF 12hr                      0        0.03        0.02        0.32        0.06
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Drizzle                       S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C              C  C        L
Rain                                                  D  D  L  L        C  C
Snow                                                                          L
Tstms                                                 S  C
Obvis                  PF    PF  F  F  F  F  F  F  F PF
Wind chill       28 30                                  38                   30
Min chill        27    27    37    31    30    30    39    38    38    36    28


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
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    34      21    38      25    46      34    48
Temp          28   24 33 31 24   22 37 32 27   28 45 41 38   35 47 44
Dewpt         25   21 21 20 19   19 22 22 23   23 28 30 28   30 32 34
PWind dir          NW    NW       W     W       S     S       S     S
Wind char          BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ
Avg clouds    OV   B2 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           60     0       0     0       0     0       5     5
Drizzle        L
Snow           L    S

$$



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