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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

IAZ060-282200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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          17          30          10          30
TEMP                   19 23 22 19 18 18 18 24 29 30 25 18 15 11 10 17 25 30 29
DEWPT                   5 12 14 15 14 14 13 18 20 21 16 14  8  6  5 11 15 18 18
RH                     54 62 71 84 84 84 80 77 69 69 68 84 73 80 80 77 65 60 63
WIND DIR                S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                9 10  9  8  6  4  5  6  9 10  9  9  8  6  5  4  8  9 12
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          30          40           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                       C  C     S  S  C  C  S  S                          C
WIND CHILL              8 12 12 10  9 11 10 16 20 21 16  7  4  0  2  9 17 22 19
MIN CHILL               2    11     8     9    11    14     3     0     3    19


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    39       7    17       1    26      17    38
TEMP          29   34 39 31 14    7 15 14  5    1 21 24 19   17 34 35
DEWPT         21   27 33 24  5   -1 -2 -1 -4   -6  6  9 10   13 22 24
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           50    70      40    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN                   L  L
SLEET               C
SNOW           C          L  C    C

$$
IAZ039-282200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      18          11          26           3          26
TEMP                   10 17 14 14 13 13 11 18 24 26 20 14  9  6  3 10 20 26 24
DEWPT                   0  7  8 11 11 13 10 15 19 20 15 11  6  2  1  6 12 16 17
RH                     63 64 76 88 91100 96 88 81 78 81 88 87 83 91 83 71 65 74
WIND DIR               SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  S  S SE
WIND SPD               10 11  9  8  8  5  5  6 10 11 11  9  9  8  5  3  5 10 11
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10          20          20           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                          S           S  S                                L
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL             -4  4  2  3  2  4  2  9 14 15  8  2 -4 -7 -8  4 12 16 13
MIN CHILL             -12    -1     0     2     3     7    -5    -9    -5    12


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    33       4    11      -6    17       8    33
TEMP          23   27 33 28 11    4 10  7 -2   -6 12 15 10    8 28 31
DEWPT         18   23 29 23  7    0 -2 -2 -9  -11  1  5  5    8 22 23
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60    80      40    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN                   D
SLEET                  D
SNOW           L    L  D  D  C    C

$$
IAZ048-282200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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          14          29           7          28
TEMP                   14 20 19 16 16 16 14 21 27 28 22 15 11  8  7 13 23 28 27
DEWPT                   4 11 13 13 14 14 12 17 20 19 15 11  6  3  3  9 14 18 18
RH                     64 67 77 88 92 92 92 84 74 68 74 84 80 79 83 84 68 66 68
WIND DIR               SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                9 10  9  6  6  4  5  6  9 11  9  9  8  6  5  4  9 10 12
CLOUDS                 SC B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          20          20           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                          S        S  S  S                          S  S  C
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL              2  9  8  6  6  9  5 12 18 18 12  3 -1 -3 -3  5 13 19 16
MIN CHILL              -8     7     5     4     7    11    -2    -5    -2    15


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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       5    14      -4    22      12    35
TEMP          26   31 35 27 12    5 12 10  0   -4 17 20 14   12 30 32
DEWPT         19   25 31 20  3   -1 -2 -1 -8   -9  5  8  8   12 23 23
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50    80      40    10      10     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN              D
RAIN                   D
SNOW           C    C     D  C    C

$$
IAZ004-282200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      18          11          26           2          26
TEMP                   12 18 16 14 13 12 11 15 23 26 21 14  8  5  2 11 20 26 23
DEWPT                   3 10 10 11 12 11  8 11 12 13 11  9  5  4  2  9 13 18 18
RH                     66 70 77 88 96 96 87 84 62 57 65 80 87 95100 91 74 71 81
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD               16 17 14 13 13 11  9 10 12 13 13 10 10  6  4  6 13 16 19
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 OV OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                                          L
WIND CHILL             -4  3  1 -1 -2 -2 -2  3 11 14  8  1 -6 -7 -8  0  7 13  9
MIN CHILL             -14     0    -2    -3    -2     8    -7    -8    -5     8


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    27      -1     9      -7    19      14    33
TEMP          21   22 27 15  5   -1  7  6 -3   -7 14 18 15   14 29 30
DEWPT         19   22 22  9 -2   -6 -4 -5-12  -11  3  8 10   14 23 22
PWIND DIR           S     N      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           60    70      30    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW           L    L  L  L  C    C

$$
IAZ035-282200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      19          13          28           4          27
TEMP                   15 19 18 15 14 14 14 20 26 28 22 16 10  6  4 12 21 27 26
DEWPT                   7 11 11 12 12 14 10 15 18 16 12 10  4  2  1  9 14 18 19
RH                     70 70 73 88 92100 84 81 71 60 65 77 76 83 87 87 74 68 74
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W NW NW NW  N  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD               11 13 12 11 10  9  6  8 10 11  9 10  8  5  4  5 10 13 16
CLOUDS                 SC B1 OV B2 B1 B1 OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                                    S  S  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C
WIND CHILL              2  6  5  2  0  2  3 10 16 18 12  4 -2 -4 -5  3 10 15 13
MIN CHILL              -4     4    -1     0     4    11    -3    -6    -2    12


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    32       2    12      -5    20      13    35
TEMP          25   28 32 21  9    2 10  8 -1   -5 15 19 15   13 30 32
DEWPT         20   23 27 15  0   -5 -3 -3-11  -11  5  8  8   13 23 22
PWIND DIR           S     N      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           50    80      40    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW           C    C  D  D  C    C

$$
IAZ094-282200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      23          19          31          15          33
TEMP                   21 23 23 19 19 19 19 24 29 31 26 20 18 15 15 19 30 33 32
DEWPT                  10 15 15 16 18 19 17 20 21 22 20 18 13 12 10 14 18 19 20
RH                     62 71 71 88 96100 92 84 72 69 78 92 80 88 80 80 60 56 61
WIND DIR                S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                8  9  8  6  5  4  4  4  8  9  9  9  5  5  4  8  9 10 13
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     60          70          50           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           1           1
SNOW                       C  L  C  S  C  C  C  S  S                          L
WIND CHILL             11 13 14 10 11 13 12 18 21 23 17  9 10  6  8 10 22 25 22
MIN CHILL               7    13    10    11    13    16     9     6     9    19


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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            29    42       9    20       6    29      19    40
TEMP          32   35 42 33 17    9 18 17  9    6 24 27 21   19 36 37
DEWPT         25   28 36 25  8    1  0  0 -2   -3  5 11 10   12 22 25
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           60    70      40    10      10     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN           L
RAIN                L  L  L
SNOW           L             C    C

$$
IAZ017-282200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      16          11          25           3          24
TEMP                    9 16 12 11 11 11 11 16 22 25 19 14 10  5  3 10 20 24 22
DEWPT                  -1  8  8  8 11 11 10 14 16 15 12  9  6  2  1  6 12 17 16
RH                     63 70 84 87100100 96 92 77 65 74 80 83 87 91 83 71 74 77
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD               11 13 12 11 11 10  9  9 12 12 11 10 11  8  6  3  9 11 16
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                                          L
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C
WIND CHILL             -6  2 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2  4 10 14  7  1 -5 -8-10  3  8 13  8
MIN CHILL             -17    -3    -4    -3     0     7    -6   -11    -8     7


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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       0     9      -7    16       9    32
TEMP          21   23 29 21  7    0  7  6 -3   -7 11 15 11    9 27 30
DEWPT         17   22 25 16  1   -4 -4 -4-11  -12  1  5  7    9 23 23
PWIND DIR           S    NE      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           60    80      40    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW           L    L  D  D  C    C

$$
IAZ049-282200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      18          13          27           5          26
TEMP                   12 18 17 15 13 14 13 19 26 27 20 14  9  6  5 11 22 26 24
DEWPT                   2 10 11 12 13 14 11 16 19 21 16 12  7  1  2  9 14 17 17
RH                     63 70 77 88100100 91 88 74 78 84 92 91 79 87 91 71 68 74
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  E SE  S SE
WIND SPD                9 10  9 10  8  6  5  6 10 11 10 10  9  8  6  4  6  9 12
CLOUDS                 SC B1 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20          20          20           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                          S           S  S     S                          L
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL             -1  6  6  3  2  4  4 10 16 16  9  1 -4 -7 -7  3 13 17 13
MIN CHILL             -13     4     1     2     4     9    -4    -7    -4    11


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    33       4    13      -5    19      10    34
TEMP          25   30 33 28 11    4 11  9 -1   -5 14 17 12   10 29 32
DEWPT         19   25 30 23  5   -1 -1 -1 -8  -10  3  7  8   10 23 23
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60    80      40    10      10     5       5     5
FRZG RAIN              D
RAIN                   D
SNOW           L    L     D  C    C

$$
IAZ086-282200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
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                      22          16          29           9          29
TEMP                   18 22 21 18 16 18 18 22 27 29 23 18 13 10  9 15 24 29 27
DEWPT                   6 13 15 14 15 17 16 20 21 22 19 17 10  8  6 12 16 19 19
RH                     59 68 77 84 96 96 92 92 78 75 84 96 87 91 87 88 71 66 71
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N SE SE SE
WIND SPD                9  9  9  8  6  4  5  4  6  9 10  9  8  8  6  5  6  8 11
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          40          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           1
SNOW                       C  C  S  S  C  L  C  S  S                          L
WIND CHILL              7 12 11  8  6 11 10 16 19 20 12  7  1 -3 -2  6 16 21 16
MIN CHILL              -1     9     5     6    11    12     0    -3    -1    15


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    39       9    17       1    24      14    38
TEMP          28   34 38 35 16    9 15 14  5    1 19 22 16   14 33 35
DEWPT         20   27 34 28 11    3  1  1 -3   -6  4  8  9   12 22 24
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    BZ      WY    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           60    80      40    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN                   D  D
SLEET               L
SNOW           L             C    C

$$



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