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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

IAZ060-192200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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          29          38          33          42
TEMP                29 33 34 31 30 30 30 29 31 36 38 35 33 33 34 34 35 41 42 41
DEWPT               27 26 27 28 28 28 28 28 29 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 35 36 36
RH                  92 75 75 88 92 92 92 96 92 79 76 85 92 92 89 92 92 79 79 82
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  6  9  6  6  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  8  8  9 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                  O  O  O  O  O  O  O
FLURRIES
FRZG DRZL                           O  O
RAIN                                                                          C
OBVIS                                 PF PF
WIND CHILL             27 26 24 24          24 30       27 26 27 27 27 34 36 35
MIN CHILL              24    23    23    24    23    29    26    26    27    33


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            37    43      31    36      26    34      24    33
TEMP          38   37 43 41 35   31 36 33 30   26 34 30 26   24 33 29
DEWPT         36   36 38 36 32   29 29 27 25   23 22 22 22   21 21 20
PWIND DIR           S     S       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50    70      50    40      20    10       5     5
RAIN           C    C  L  L  C          C
SNOW                              C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ039-192200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      31          26          36          29          39
TEMP                25 29 31 29 28 28 27 27 27 34 35 31 29 29 30 30 31 36 38 36
DEWPT               20 22 24 24 24 25 25 25 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 29 31 33 34 34
RH                  81 75 75 81 85 88 92 92100 78 78 92100100 96 96100 89 85 92
WIND DIR             S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             3  5  8  4  5  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  8  9 10 11 12 11 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                                AR AR
FLURRIES             C  C
FRZG DRZL            O  O           O  O                    O AR AR AR
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW                                                              C  C
OBVIS                                 PF PF
WIND CHILL             23 24    22 22       20 27       23 21 22 21 22 28 31 28
MIN CHILL              18    22    20    19    19    25    21    20    20    28


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            33    39      30    35      25    30      20    29
TEMP          35   34 39 35 34   30 35 31 28   25 30 24 22   20 29 25
DEWPT         34   34 36 35 34   30 31 29 27   25 23 21 21   20 21 20
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           40    70      60    40      30    20      10     5
RAIN           C    C  L  L  L
SNOW                              L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ048-192200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      33          28          36          31          41
TEMP                28 31 33 30 30 29 29 29 29 35 36 33 31 32 32 32 33 39 40 38
DEWPT               25 25 27 27 27 27 27 27 28 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 33 35 35 35
RH                  88 78 78 88 88 92 92 92 96 82 79 92100 96 96 96100 85 82 89
WIND DIR             S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  8  9  5  5  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  8  9  9 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                     O AR  O  O  O  O
FLURRIES             C
FRZG DRZL            O              O  O
RAIN                                                                          C
OBVIS                                 PF
WIND CHILL          21 24 25 24 24 23       22 28 30    24 25 24 24 25 32 33 31
MIN CHILL              20    23    23    22    22    28    24    23    24    31


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            35    41      30    34      25    32      20    29
TEMP          36   36 41 38 34   30 34 30 29   25 32 25 23   20 29 26
DEWPT         35   36 37 36 31   28 29 27 25   22 22 22 21   20 20 19
PWIND DIR           S     S       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50    70      60    40      30    10       5     5
RAIN           C    C  L  L  L
SNOW                         L    L  C  C  C    C

$$
IAZ004-192200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      31          26          34          28          37
TEMP                26 30 31 28 27 28 26 26 27 32 34 31 29 30 30 29 29 35 36 34
DEWPT               25 25 26 26 26 27 26 25 27 29 29 29 28 28 28 29 29 33 33 33
RH                  96 81 81 92 96 96100 96100 88 82 92 96 92 92100100 92 89 96
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD            10 11 12 10  9  8  6  6  8  9  8  6  6  9  8  8  9 11 10 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                                 O  O
FRZG DRZL                           O  O                    O  O  O  O
RAIN                                                                          C
SLEET                                                                         C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF
WIND CHILL          16 20 21 19 18 20 18 18 19 24 27 24 22 22 22 21 20 27 29 26
MIN CHILL              16    19    17    17    16    23    21    21    20    25


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            31    37      26    31      21    27      14    24
TEMP          32   32 37 32 30   26 31 27 26   21 27 22 19   14 24 21
DEWPT         32   32 34 31 29   26 27 24 24   20 21 19 19   14 17 17
PWIND DIR           S    SW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           70    60      60    40      30    10      10    10
RAIN           C       L  L
SLEET          C    L  L  L
SNOW                         L    L  C  C  C    C

$$
IAZ035-192200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      32          28          36          30          39
TEMP                27 31 32 30 29 29 28 28 29 35 36 32 31 31 31 32 32 37 39 37
DEWPT               25 25 26 26 27 27 27 27 28 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 34 34 34
RH                  92 78 78 85 92 92 96 96 96 78 79 92 96 96 96 92100 89 82 89
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             8  9 10  8  8  6  5  5  6  9  8  6  6  8  8  9 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                              O  O  O
FLURRIES             C
FRZG DRZL            O              O  O                    O  O  O
RAIN                                                                          C
OBVIS                                 PF PF
WIND CHILL          19 23 23 22 21 22 22 22 22 28 29 26 24 24 24 24 24 29 32 30
MIN CHILL              19    21    21    21    20    26    24    23    24    30


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            34    39      28    33      23    30      19    27
TEMP          35   35 39 35 31   28 33 30 27   23 30 24 22   19 27 24
DEWPT         35   35 36 34 29   27 28 25 23   21 21 20 19   17 19 17
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 OV B2   B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR           70    70      60    40      20    10       5    10
RAIN           C    L  L  L
SNOW                         L    L  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ094-192200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      33          29          38          32          42
TEMP                29 32 33 31 30 30 30 29 31 37 38 34 33 34 34 33 34 40 42 41
DEWPT               28 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 34 35 36 37
RH                  96 81 82 88 96 96 96100 96 79 79 92 96 92 92 96100 82 79 85
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             3  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  9  9 10 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                  O  O  O  O  O  O  O
FRZG DRZL                           O  O
RAIN                                                                          C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF
WIND CHILL             26 27                24 30 32    27 26 27 25 26 32 35 34
MIN CHILL              24    25    25    24    23    29    25    25    25    33


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            36    44      31    35      25    35      23    35
TEMP          38   37 44 41 34   31 35 32 29   25 35 31 27   23 35 30
DEWPT         37   37 39 35 32   29 29 27 26   23 24 23 24   23 24 23
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR           40    70      40    30      20     5       5    10
RAIN           C    C  L  L  C          C
SLEET                        C
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  S    S

$$
IAZ017-192200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      30          26          34          28          37
TEMP                25 29 30 29 27 27 26 26 28 33 34 30 29 29 29 30 29 35 36 35
DEWPT               23 24 25 26 26 26 26 26 27 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 33 33 34
RH                  92 81 81 88 96 96100100 96 85 82 96100100100 96100 92 89 96
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             6  8 10  9  8  6  5  5  8  9  8  6  8  9  9  9 10 11 10 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                                AR AR
FLURRIES             C  C
FRZG DRZL            O  O           O  O                    O AR AR AR
RAIN                                                                          C
SLEET                                                                         C
SNOW                                                              C  C
OBVIS                                 PF PF
WIND CHILL          17 21 21 20 19 20 19 19 20 25 27 23 21 20 21 22 20 27 29 27
MIN CHILL              16    19    18    18    18    23    20    20    20    27


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            33    38      28    32      23    28      16    25
TEMP          33   33 38 34 31   28 32 29 26   23 28 22 19   16 25 22
DEWPT         33   33 36 33 31   28 29 27 25   23 22 20 19   16 19 19
PWIND DIR           S     S      SW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           60    70      70    40      30    20      10    10
RAIN           C    L  L  L
SLEET          C    L
SNOW                         L    L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ049-192200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      31          27          36          30          40
TEMP                25 30 31 29 28 28 28 27 28 35 36 32 31 31 31 32 32 38 39 37
DEWPT               23 24 26 25 25 26 25 25 27 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 34 34 34
RH                  92 78 81 85 88 92 88 92 96 82 79 92 96 96 96 92100 85 82 89
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  5  8  6  6  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  8  9 10 11 12 11 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                          AR  O  O  O
FLURRIES             C
FRZG DRZL            O              O  O                    O AR
RAIN                                                                          C
OBVIS                                 PF
WIND CHILL          19 23 24 22 21 22 22 21 21 28 30 26 24 24 23 24 23 30 32 29
MIN CHILL              19    21    21    20    20    26    23    22    23    29


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            34    40      30    34      25    31      20    29
TEMP          35   35 40 38 35   30 34 30 28   25 31 26 23   20 29 25
DEWPT         34   35 37 36 33   29 31 27 25   24 22 21 20   19 20 20
PWIND DIR           S     S      SW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    70      60    40      30    20       5     5
RAIN           C    C  L  L  L
SNOW                              L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ086-192200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
729 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      32          27          37          31          41
TEMP                28 31 32 28 28 28 27 28 28 35 37 34 32 32 32 32 34 39 40 38
DEWPT               25 24 26 25 25 26 26 27 28 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 33 35 36 36
RH                  88 75 78 88 88 92 96 96100 82 75 89 96 96 96 96 96 85 85 92
WIND DIR            SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  5  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  8  6  5  5  8  9 10 11 12 11 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                                     O  O  O  O  O  O
FRZG DRZL                           O  O
RAIN                                                                          S
OBVIS                                 PF PF
WIND CHILL                26 22 22          22 29       26 25 24 24 25 31 33 31
MIN CHILL              22    22    20    22    22    29    25    24    24    31


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            35    43      31    36      26    34      22    33
TEMP          36   37 43 40 38   31 36 32 30   26 34 28 25   23 33 29
DEWPT         35   35 37 37 34   30 30 28 26   24 23 23 22   21 23 21
PWIND DIR           S     S      SW     W      NW    NW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    70      50    40      30    10      10     5
RAIN           S    C  L  L  C          C
SNOW                              C  C  C  C    C

$$



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