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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1059 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

IAZ060-021000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
1059 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                      17          32          26          37           6
TEMP                   23 19 13 19 28 32 27 27 28 30 34 35 37 34 25 20 11  6  7
DEWPT                  12  8  7 11 14 17 18 20 22 25 28 31 29 26 15 11  2  1 -2
RH                     62 61 76 70 55 53 68 74 78 81 78 85 72 72 65 67 66 79 66
WIND DIR               SW NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                5  5  3  3  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 14 20 25 25 21 18 16 13
CLOUDS                 SC 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 11  7    20 24 16 16 16 19 24 25 26 21  9  3 -7-12 -9
MIN CHILL              16     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
1059 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          26          22          33           0
TEMP                   12  9  3 11 21 26 23 22 23 27 28 30 33 31 22 14  7  0  0
DEWPT                   7  3 -1  5 11 16 16 18 19 22 24 27 27 25 14  9  1 -2 -5
RH                     80 76 83 76 65 65 74 84 84 81 85 88 78 78 71 80 76 91 79
WIND DIR                W NW NW  N  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8  6  4  2  5  9  9 12 16 17 16 13 16 23 25 21 21 18 16
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           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              0 -2 -6    13 17 13 10 10 14 16 19 22 18  5 -4-14-21-20
MIN CHILL              -1    -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
1059 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                       7          29          24          34           3
TEMP                   16 12  4 14 24 29 25 24 25 29 32 34 34 32 22 14  8  3  3
DEWPT                   9  5  3  8 14 18 17 20 21 24 27 29 27 23 13  8  0 -2 -4
RH                     73 73 95 76 65 63 71 84 84 81 81 82 75 69 68 76 69 79 72
WIND DIR                W NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8  5  4  3  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 13 21 26 25 21 19 17 16
CLOUDS                 FW SC 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              5  3 -5  8 15 20 13 12 12 18 22 24 23 19  6 -4-11-17-16
MIN CHILL               3    -6    -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
1059 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                       8          27          22          26          -5
TEMP                   14  9  6 14 23 27 24 24 22 23 25 26 24 21  9  2  1 -3 -5
DEWPT                   9  5  2  8 13 17 17 18 19 20 20 22 17 14  6  0 -5 -6 -8
RH                     80 83 83 76 65 65 74 77 88 88 81 85 74 74 87 91 75 86 86
WIND DIR               NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD               10  8  3  6 13 14 16 19 18 13 12 18 31 34 26 23 18 17 16
CLOUDS                 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              1 -3 -1  4 11 15 11 10  7 11 13 13  7  1-12-21-20-24-26
MIN CHILL               1    -3    -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
1059 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          29          24          33          -1
TEMP                   19 13  7 15 25 29 26 24 24 28 31 33 31 31 16  9  4  0 -1
DEWPT                   9  4  2  8 13 18 17 19 20 22 25 27 23 19  8  4 -3 -4 -7
RH                     64 67 79 73 60 63 68 81 84 78 78 78 72 61 70 80 72 83 75
WIND DIR               NW NW NW SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8  5  4  4 10 12 13 17 17 17 13 12 25 32 24 16 17 16 13
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC 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              8  4 -2  8 15 19 14 10 10 16 21 24 17 15 -2 -8-15-20-20
MIN CHILL               7    -2     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
1059 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                      18          34          28          40           8
TEMP                   26 22 14 21 30 34 30 29 30 32 34 33 40 36 28 23 15 11 10
DEWPT                  15 13 11 15 17 20 19 22 25 28 31 33 33 29 18 15  6  5  2
RH                     62 68 88 77 58 56 63 75 81 85 89100 76 75 66 71 67 76 69
WIND DIR                W NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD                2  4  3  6  8 10 11 13 14 14 14 17 20 24 24 21 18 17 13
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 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  8 13 22 26 20 18 19 22 24 22 30 24 14  8 -1 -6 -6
MIN CHILL              23     7     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
1059 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                       7          25          21          30          -3
TEMP                   13 10  4 11 20 25 22 22 21 25 26 30 30 28 15  6  2 -3 -3
DEWPT                   6  4  1  6 12 15 16 18 18 20 21 24 23 18  9  3 -2 -5 -7
RH                     73 76 87 80 71 65 77 84 88 81 81 78 75 66 77 87 83 91 82
WIND DIR                W NW NW  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                9  9  5  3  9 11 12 17 17 14 13 12 21 32 27 20 21 19 18
CLOUDS                 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              1 -3 -8  5  9 14 10  8  7 13 14 20 17 12 -5-14-20-26-25
MIN CHILL               0    -8    -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
1059 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                       7          28          23          34           1
TEMP                   13  9  4 12 23 28 24 24 25 28 30 31 34 32 22 15  6  1  3
DEWPT                   8  4  0  6 13 16 16 19 20 23 25 29 28 25 15  9  1 -2 -5
RH                     80 80 83 76 65 60 71 81 81 81 81 92 78 75 74 77 79 87 68
WIND DIR                W NW NW  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                6  6  5  2  6  9 10 14 17 17 17 16 19 25 26 21 21 18 17
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC 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              3 -2 -7    15 19 13 11 11 15 18 20 23 18  5 -3-15-20-17
MIN CHILL               3    -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
1059 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                      14          31          25          40           5
TEMP                   19 16 10 19 27 31 25 27 26 30 32 34 40 37 30 23 12  7  5
DEWPT                  10  8  6 11 15 19 18 20 22 25 28 31 33 31 21 16  6  3  0
RH                     67 70 83 70 60 61 74 74 85 81 85 89 76 79 69 74 76 83 79
WIND DIR                W NW NW NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                5  6  5  4  5  8 10 13 16 17 17 19 18 23 25 21 20 17 16
CLOUDS                 B1 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             11  6  0 12 20 24 15 15 13 18 21 23 31 26 16  8 -7-12-13
MIN CHILL              10     0     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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