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

IAZ060-282200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
629 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          17          30          10          30
TEMP                 9 20 23 22 19 18 18 18 24 29 30 25 18 15 11 10 17 25 30 29
DEWPT               -2  7 11 14 15 14 14 13 18 20 21 16 14  8  6  5 11 15 18 18
RH                  60 56 59 71 84 84 84 80 77 69 69 68 84 73 80 80 77 65 60 63
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD             6  8 10  8  6  5  3  5  6  9 10  9  9  8  6  5  4  8  9 12
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          50          40           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.03        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           1           T
SNOW                    S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S                          C
WIND CHILL          -2 11 12 13 10 10 12 10 16 20 21 16  7  4  0  2  9 17 22 19
MIN CHILL        -8    -7    11     9     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
629 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                      17          11          26           3          26
TEMP                -6 10 17 14 14 13 13 11 18 24 26 20 14  9  6  3 10 20 26 24
DEWPT               -7  3  7  8 11 11 13 10 15 19 20 15 11  6  2  1  6 12 16 17
RH                  95 73 64 76 88 91100 96 88 81 78 81 88 87 83 91 83 71 65 74
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  S  S SE
WIND SPD             6  9 10  9  9  8  6  5  6 10 11 11  9  9  8  5  3  5 10 11
CLOUDS              SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20          20          20           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
SNOW                          S  S  S  S  S  S                                L
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL         -20 -3  5  2  2  2  3  2  9 14 15  8  2 -4 -7 -8  4 12 16 13
MIN CHILL       -21   -24     0     0     2     3     7    -5    -9    -5    12
WIND CHILL


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
629 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                      20          14          29           7          28
TEMP                 2 15 20 19 16 16 16 14 21 27 28 22 15 11  8  7 13 23 28 27
DEWPT               -4  6 11 13 13 14 14 12 17 20 19 15 11  6  3  3  9 14 18 18
RH                  75 67 67 77 88 92 92 92 84 74 68 74 84 80 79 83 84 68 66 68
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             6  9 10  9  8  6  5  5  6  9 11  9  9  8  6  5  4  9 10 12
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          30          20           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
SNOW                       C  S  C  S  S  S  S                          S  S  C
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL         -11  4  9  8  6  6  7  5 12 18 18 12  3 -1 -3 -3  5 13 19 16
MIN CHILL       -10   -13     6     5     5     7    11    -2    -5    -2    15
WIND CHILL


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
629 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                 2 15 18 16 14 13 12 11 15 23 26 21 14  8  5  2 11 20 26 23
DEWPT               -3  5 10 10 11 12 11  8 11 12 13 11  9  5  4  2  9 13 18 18
RH                  79 64 70 77 88 96 96 87 84 62 57 65 80 87 95100 91 74 71 81
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD            13 16 16 14 12 10  9  9 10 12 13 13 10 10  6  4  6 13 16 19
CLOUDS              FW B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 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         -16 -1  3  1  0  0  0 -2  3 11 14  8  1 -6 -7 -8  0  7 13  9
MIN CHILL       -31   -26     0    -1    -2    -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
629 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                 3 15 19 18 15 14 14 14 20 26 28 22 16 10  6  4 12 21 27 26
DEWPT               -3  7 11 11 12 12 14 10 15 18 16 12 10  4  2  1  9 14 18 19
RH                  75 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  S SW SW  W NW  W NW NW NW  N  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD            10 11 12 12  9  9  6  6  8 10 11  9 10  8  5  4  5 10 13 16
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20          10          10           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                       S                                            S  S  C
SNOWSHWRS                           C  C  C  C
WIND CHILL         -12  1  6  5  3  2  4  3 10 16 18 12  4 -2 -4 -5  3 10 15 13
MIN CHILL       -28   -23     4     1     2     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
629 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                13 22 23 23 19 19 19 19 24 29 31 26 20 18 15 15 19 30 33 32
DEWPT                4 10 14 15 16 18 19 17 20 21 22 20 18 13 12 10 14 18 19 20
RH                  67 59 68 71 88 96100 92 84 72 69 78 92 80 88 80 80 60 56 61
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD             9  9  9  8  6  5  3  4  4  8  9  9  9  5  5  4  8  9 10 13
CLOUDS              B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     60          50          50           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.07        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           1           1
SNOW                    S  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S                          L
WIND CHILL           1 12 13 14 10 11    12 18 21 23 17  9 10  6  8 10 22 25 22
MIN CHILL        -3    -2    13    10    12    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
629 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                -2 11 16 12 11 11 11 11 16 22 25 19 14 10  5  3 10 20 24 22
DEWPT               -6  4  8  8  8 11 11 10 14 16 15 12  9  6  2  1  6 12 17 16
RH                  82 73 70 84 87100100 96 92 77 65 74 80 83 87 91 83 71 74 77
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD            10 12 12 12 10 10  9  9  9 12 12 11 10 11  8  6  3  9 11 16
CLOUDS              FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV 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  C  C
WIND CHILL         -18 -4  2 -3 -3 -3 -1 -2  4 10 14  7  1 -5 -8-10  3  8 13  8
MIN CHILL       -35   -30    -3    -3    -2     0     7    -6   -11    -8     7
WIND CHILL


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
629 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                 1 13 18 17 15 13 14 13 19 26 27 20 14  9  6  5 11 22 26 24
DEWPT               -6  5 10 11 12 13 14 11 16 19 21 16 12  7  1  2  9 14 17 17
RH                  72 70 70 77 88100100 91 88 74 78 84 92 91 79 87 91 71 68 74
WIND DIR            SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  E SE  S SE
WIND SPD             8  8 10 10  9  8  5  5  6 10 11 10 10  9  8  6  4  6  9 12
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     30          30          20           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
SNOW                       S  C  C  S  S  S  S     S                          L
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C
WIND CHILL         -13  2  6  5  3  3  5  4 10 16 16  9  1 -4 -7 -7  3 13 17 13
MIN CHILL       -27   -23     4     2     3     4     9    -4    -7    -4    11
WIND CHILL


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
629 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                 8 19 22 21 18 16 18 18 22 27 29 23 18 13 10  9 15 24 29 27
DEWPT                0  7 12 15 14 15 17 16 20 21 22 19 17 10  8  6 12 16 19 19
RH                  69 59 65 77 84 96 96 92 92 78 75 84 96 87 91 87 88 71 66 71
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8  8  9  9  8  6  4  5  4  6  9 10  9  8  8  6  5  6  8 11
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          50          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.04        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           1           1
SNOW                       C  C  C  C  C  L  C  S  S                          L
WIND CHILL          -5  9 12 11  8  6 11 10 16 19 20 12  7  1 -3 -2  6 16 21 16
MIN CHILL       -19   -15     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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