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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

IAZ060-021000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                      13          32          26          37           6
TEMP                25 19 15 13 19 28 32 27 27 28 30 34 35 37 34 25 20 11  6  7
DEWPT               13  9  8  7 11 14 17 18 20 22 25 28 31 29 26 15 11  2  1 -2
RH                  60 64 73 76 70 55 53 68 74 78 81 78 85 72 72 65 67 66 79 66
WIND DIR             W  W NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             9  6  5  3  3  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 14 20 25 25 21 18 16 13
CLOUDS              FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          70          70          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.12        0.14           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FRZG DRZL                                 S
FRZG RAIN                                 S     L  L
RAIN                                                  L  L  C
SNOW                                         C  L  L        C  C
WIND CHILL          16 10  6  7    20 24 16 16 16 19 24 25 26 21  9  3 -7-12 -9
MIN CHILL        21     9     5     6    15    13    16    24     8    -7   -12


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          17       0    26      20    42      24    37      23    45
TEMP          17 14  4    0 21 25 21   20 37 38 28   24 34 34 26   23 40 41
DEWPT          1 -1 -7   -7  3  7  9   14 24 26 25   21 22 23 19   18 28 30
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ039-021000-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                       3          26          22          33           0
TEMP                16 10  7  3 11 21 26 23 22 23 27 28 30 33 31 22 14  7  0  0
DEWPT                8  6  3 -1  5 11 16 16 18 19 22 24 27 27 25 14  9  1 -2 -5
RH                  70 83 83 83 76 65 65 74 84 84 81 85 88 78 78 71 80 76 91 79
WIND DIR            NW NW NW NW  N  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             9  9  6  4  2  5  9  9 12 16 17 16 13 16 23 25 21 21 18 16
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          70         100          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.21           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
RAIN                                                        L
SNOW                                         S  L  L  D  D  L  L
OBVIS                                                         BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           4 -3 -5 -6    13 17 13 10 10 14 16 19 22 18  5 -4-14-21-20
MIN CHILL        10    -5    -8    -4    12     8    10    15     5   -15   -21


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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           9     -11    15      10    34      19    32      16    36
TEMP           8  6 -6  -11 10 14 11   10 29 31 22   19 29 29 20   16 32 33
DEWPT         -2 -4-11  -15 -1  3  5   10 23 25 22   18 22 21 15   14 25 27
PWIND DIR        NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5      10    10       5     5

$$
IAZ048-021000-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                       4          29          24          34           3
TEMP                18 11  7  4 14 24 29 25 24 25 29 32 34 34 32 22 14  8  3  3
DEWPT               10  7  5  3  8 14 18 17 20 21 24 27 29 27 23 13  8  0 -2 -4
RH                  70 83 91 95 76 65 63 71 84 84 81 81 82 75 69 68 76 69 79 72
WIND DIR            NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             9  8  5  4  3  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 13 21 26 25 21 19 17 16
CLOUDS              FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          70          80          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.17           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
RAIN                                                     D  C
SNOW                                         C  L  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                                         BS
WIND CHILL           7 -1 -3 -5  8 15 20 13 12 12 18 22 24 23 19  6 -4-11-17-16
MIN CHILL        15    -2    -7    -4    12    11    13    22     5   -11   -18


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          13      -7    22      15    38      21    34      19    41
TEMP          12 10 -2   -7 16 21 17   15 33 34 25   21 31 31 22   19 36 37
DEWPT          0 -2-10  -11  3  8  9   13 24 26 23   19 22 22 18   16 27 28
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ004-021000-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                       5          27          22          26          -5
TEMP                17  9  6  6 14 23 27 24 24 22 23 25 26 24 21  9  2  1 -3 -5
DEWPT               10  7  5  2  8 13 17 17 18 19 20 20 22 17 14  6  0 -5 -6 -8
RH                  73 91 96 83 76 65 65 74 77 88 88 81 85 74 74 87 91 75 86 86
WIND DIR            NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD            12 11  8  3  6 13 14 16 19 18 13 12 18 31 34 26 23 18 17 16
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          20          80         100          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
SNOW                                   S  S  C  L  D  D  D  L  L
OBVIS                                                   BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           4 -6 -7 -1  4 11 15 11 10  7 11 13 13  7  1-12-21-20-24-26
MIN CHILL        13    -6    -7    -2    11     7     8     6   -14   -21   -26


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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           7     -11    20      14    35      20    32      17    38
TEMP           6  4 -7  -11 14 19 15   14 31 32 23   20 29 29 20   17 34 34
DEWPT         -5 -5-13  -14  3  9 10   14 25 26 21   18 22 21 15   16 27 27
PWIND DIR        NW       W    SW       S    SW      NW    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ035-021000-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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          29          24          33          -1
TEMP                19 13  9  7 15 25 29 26 24 24 28 31 33 31 31 16  9  4  0 -1
DEWPT               11  6  4  2  8 13 18 17 19 20 22 25 27 23 19  8  4 -3 -4 -7
RH                  70 73 80 79 73 60 63 68 81 84 78 78 78 72 61 70 80 72 83 75
WIND DIR            NW NW NW NW SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD            10  9  5  4  4 10 12 13 17 17 17 13 12 25 32 24 16 17 16 13
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          70         100          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.11        0.16           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
SNOW                                         C  L  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                                      BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           7  1 -1 -2  8 15 19 14 10 10 16 21 24 17 15 -2 -8-15-20-20
MIN CHILL        15     1    -4     1    14    10    12    17    -2   -15   -21


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          10      -9    21      15    37      19    33      18    40
TEMP           9  8 -4   -9 15 20 16   15 32 33 23   19 30 30 21   18 35 36
DEWPT         -2 -5-12  -14  3  9  9   14 25 25 22   17 22 20 16   15 28 28
PWIND DIR        NW       W    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ094-021000-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                      12          34          28          40           8
TEMP                24 18 15 14 21 30 34 30 29 30 32 34 33 40 36 28 23 15 11 10
DEWPT               16 13 13 11 15 17 20 19 22 25 28 31 33 33 29 18 15  6  5  2
RH                  71 80 92 88 77 58 56 63 75 81 85 89100 76 75 66 71 67 76 69
WIND DIR            NW  W NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD             6  4  4  3  6  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 17 20 24 24 21 18 17 13
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          60          70          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.11        0.11           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG DRZL                                 S
FRZG RAIN                                 S  C  C  L
RAIN                                               L  L  L  S
SNOW                                         C  C              S
WIND CHILL          16 11  7  8 13 22 26 20 18 19 22 24 22 30 24 14  8 -1 -6 -6
MIN CHILL        23    10     4     6    19    17    19    21    13    -2    -6


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          21       5    30      20    44      27    40      24    47
TEMP          21 18  9    5 25 28 22   20 39 40 31   27 37 37 28   24 42 43
DEWPT          3  2 -2   -3  5  9 10   13 23 26 26   23 24 24 21   20 29 31
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ017-021000-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                       4          25          21          30          -3
TEMP                16  9  7  4 11 20 25 22 22 21 25 26 30 30 28 15  6  2 -3 -3
DEWPT               10  8  4  1  6 12 15 16 18 18 20 21 24 23 18  9  3 -2 -5 -7
RH                  77 96 87 87 80 71 65 77 84 88 81 81 78 75 66 77 87 83 91 82
WIND DIR            NW NW NW NW  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD            12 12  9  5  3  9 11 12 17 17 14 13 12 21 32 27 20 21 19 18
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR                      0          10          70         100          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.19           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
SNOW                                         S  L  L  D  D  L  L
OBVIS                                                      BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           2 -6 -7 -8  5  9 14 10  8  7 13 14 20 17 12 -5-14-20-26-25
MIN CHILL        11    -7    -9    -5     9     7     8    16    -5   -20   -26


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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           7     -12    15      11    34      18    30      16    35
TEMP           6  4 -8  -12  9 14 12   11 29 31 22   18 27 27 19   16 31 32
DEWPT         -4 -5-13  -16  0  6  7   11 24 25 21   17 22 20 14   14 26 27
PWIND DIR        NW       W    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ049-021000-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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                       4          28          23          34           1
TEMP                16 10  7  4 12 23 28 24 24 25 28 30 31 34 32 22 15  6  1  3
DEWPT               10  6  4  0  6 13 16 16 19 20 23 25 29 28 25 15  9  1 -2 -5
RH                  77 83 87 83 76 65 60 71 81 81 81 81 92 78 75 74 77 79 87 68
WIND DIR            NW NW NW NW  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD            10 10  6  5  2  6  9 10 14 17 17 17 16 19 25 26 21 21 18 17
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          70          80          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.14        0.19           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
FRZG RAIN                                                D
RAIN                                                     D  C
SNOW                                         C  L  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                                         BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           4 -4 -5 -7    15 19 13 11 11 15 18 20 23 18  5 -3-15-20-17
MIN CHILL        12    -4    -7    -3    12     9    10    17     4   -15   -20


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          11      -9    19      13    36      21    33      17    39
TEMP          10  8 -4   -9 13 18 14   13 31 33 24   21 30 30 21   17 34 35
DEWPT         -1 -2-10  -12  1  6  7   12 24 25 24   20 22 21 16   15 26 28
PWIND DIR        NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ086-021000-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
630 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
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          31          25          40           5
TEMP                22 16 13 10 19 27 31 25 27 26 30 32 34 40 37 30 23 12  7  5
DEWPT               14 10  8  6 11 15 19 18 20 22 25 28 31 33 31 21 16  6  3  0
RH                  71 77 80 83 70 60 61 74 74 85 81 85 89 76 79 69 74 76 83 79
WIND DIR             W  W NW NW NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             8  6  6  5  4  5  8 10 13 16 17 17 19 18 23 25 21 20 17 16
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          70          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.12        0.18           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FRZG RAIN                                       L  L  L
RAIN                                                  L  L  C  C
SNOW                                         C  L  L           C
WIND CHILL          13  6  3  0 12 20 24 15 15 13 18 21 23 31 26 16  8 -7-12-13
MIN CHILL        22     5    -1     3    15    13    14    20    15    -8   -14


DATE           03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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          17      -1    24      14    41      25    37      22    45
TEMP          17 15  4   -1 19 22 16   14 35 38 29   25 34 34 25   22 40 41
DEWPT          2  1 -5   -7  2  5  6   11 23 26 24   22 23 24 20   18 27 30
PWIND DIR        NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR         10       5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$



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