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National Weather Service Des Moines IA
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

IAZ060-171000-
Des Moines-Polk IA
41.54N  93.65W Elev. 924 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      20          43          24          53          39
Temp             23 20 21 24 24 30 39 43 36 29 25 24 27 33 49 53 48 41 40 39 42
Dewpt             9 10 11 12 14 18 23 28 26 24 21 20 22 26 31 33 35 34 36 35 37
RH               54 64 65 60 65 60 52 55 67 81 84 84 81 75 50 46 60 76 85 85 82
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E
Wind spd          5  5  6  6  8  9  9 10  9  6  3  4 10 13 18 14 10  8  6  5  8
Wind gust                                               26 34 29
Clouds           CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          10           5           5          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                                                    L  L  D
Wind chill       16 13 13 16 15 22 33 37 29 23    18 18 24
Min chill        16    11    12    16    29    19    16    18          34    33


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          45      23    29      13    29      16    39      24    44
Temp          44 39 27   23 29 27 19   13 26 28 20   18 36 38 29   25 41 40
Dewpt         36 30 22   19 18 16 11    7  9 10  9    8 15 19 21   21 27 28
PWind dir         N       N     N       N     N      NE     S       S    NW
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         80      30    20      20    10       0     5      30    10
Frzg rain            C    S
Rain           D  C  C
Snow                      S  S          S                           C

$$
IAZ039-171000-
Waterloo/Cedar Falls-Black Hawk IA
42.55N  92.40W Elev. 865 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          35          17          45          33
Temp             15 13 13 17 20 24 32 35 29 24 19 17 19 25 40 45 41 37 34 33 34
Dewpt             6  6  7 10 13 18 23 26 25 22 18 16 19 22 28 31 32 32 31 31 32
RH               67 73 76 73 74 77 69 69 85 92 96 96100 88 62 58 70 82 89 92 92
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E
Wind spd          5  5  6  8  9  9 10  9  8  6  4  3  8 13 18 14 11  8  6  5  8
Wind gust                                               25 31 28
Clouds           CL CL FW B1 B2 OV B2 SC SC FW SC SC B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                     10          70           0           5          50
QPF 12hr                      0        0.04           0           0        0.03
Snow 12hr                 00-00           1       00-00
Frzg rain                                                               C  C  D
Rain                                   S                                C  C  D
Snow                             L  C  S
Wind chill        6  3  3  7  9 14 24 28 21 16 12     9 13 30 38 35 31 28    27
Min chill         5     1     1     9    20    11     8     7    32    26    25


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          39      22    27      13    26      12    34      20    38
Temp          38 35 26   22 27 25 18   13 24 24 17   13 32 31 25   21 36 34
Dewpt         35 31 23   20 20 18 12    8 10 10  8    7 15 18 19   19 25 25
PWind dir        NE       N     N       N     N      SW     S       S     W
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         90      30    30      10    10       0     5      20    10
Frzg rain      D     S    C
Rain           D  C  S
Snow                      C  C                                      S

$$
IAZ048-171000-
Ames-Story IA
41.99N  93.62W Elev. 936 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          39          21          50          35
Temp             20 18 19 21 23 28 35 39 32 26 21 21 23 31 45 50 45 39 36 35 38
Dewpt             9 10 11 12 15 19 24 28 26 24 20 19 21 25 31 33 34 33 32 32 34
RH               62 70 70 68 71 68 64 64 78 92 96 92 92 78 58 52 65 79 85 89 85
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  E NE NE
Wind spd          5  6  8  8  9  9  9  9  9  6  3  4 10 16 18 13  9  8  5  8  9
Wind gust                                               28 34 27
Clouds           CL FW SC B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW B1 B1 B1 FW SC SC SC B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          20           0           5          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                                                    C  C  D
Snow                             S
Wind chill       11  9  9 11 13 20 28 33 24 18    15 12 20 37       33 30 28 31
Min chill        11     8     7    14    23    15    11    12    39    29    27


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          39      21    26      11    26      13    37      22    41
Temp          38 34 25   21 26 24 16   12 24 24 17   15 34 35 27   23 39 36
Dewpt         32 27 20   18 17 15 10    6  8 10  7    7 14 18 20   19 26 26
PWind dir         N       N     N       N     N       W     S       S    NW
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         90      30    20      20     5       0     5      20    10
Frzg rain                 C
Rain           D  S
Snow                      C  S          S                           S

$$
IAZ004-171000-
Estherville-Emmet IA
43.40N  94.75W Elev. 1315 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          32          15          42          21
Temp             15 15 19 23 24 26 30 32 28 19 15 16 20 28 39 42 36 30 26 23 22
Dewpt             7  9 12 16 19 21 24 27 23 18 14 15 19 23 28 31 28 25 21 19 18
RH               70 77 74 74 81 81 78 81 81 96 96 96 96 81 64 65 72 81 81 84 84
Wind dir          S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N
Wind spd         12 14 14 14 12 10 10 11 10  6  4  6 14 20 18 11 10 13 13 14 17
Wind gust                    23                      25 34 31
Clouds           FW FW B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC FW SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                     30          30           5           5          40
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.01           0           0        0.01
Snow 12hr                     T           T       00-00
Frzg rain                                                               C  C  D
Snow                       S  C  S  S  S                                S     S
Wind chill        1  0  5 10 13 16 21 24 18 10  8  6  6 14 29 36 29 20 14 10  8
Min chill         0    -1     6    14    17     8     5     7    29    13     7


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          23      11    17       4    20       5    32      17    33
Temp          22 20 16   11 16 15  9    5 17 18  7    9 28 31 23   18 31 28
Dewpt         17 16 12    9  8  8  4    1  6  7  3    4 15 17 16   15 21 22
PWind dir         N       N     N      NW    NW      SW     S      SW     W
Wind char        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         80      50    20      10     5       0     0      10    10
Frzg rain      D  C  C
Snow           C  S  C    C  S

$$
IAZ035-171000-
Fort Dodge-Webster IA
42.55N  94.18W Elev. 1165 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      15          36          19          49          28
Temp             17 17 18 21 23 26 33 36 31 25 19 20 24 31 44 49 43 36 31 29 29
Dewpt             8  9 10 13 17 20 24 28 25 22 18 18 21 24 30 33 33 30 27 26 26
RH               67 70 70 71 77 78 69 72 78 88 96 92 88 75 57 54 67 79 85 88 88
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SE SE  S  S  S  S NE NE NE NE
Wind spd          8  9 11 12 11  8 10 10  9  6  2  5 13 19 19 12 10  6  9 12 12
Wind gust                                               32 34 26
Clouds           CL FW SC B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV
PoP 12hr                     20          20           5           5          40
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01           0           0        0.01
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Frzg rain                                                               C  C  D
Sleet                                                                   S
Snow                          S  S
Wind chill        7  5  5  9 12 18 25 29 23 17    12 12 18 36    37 30 23 19 19
Min chill         6     4     7    12    23    15    10    11    37    23    17


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          31      16    22       7    23      10    35      19    37
Temp          29 27 21   16 21 20 13    8 21 22 15   12 32 32 26   20 35 32
Dewpt         25 22 17   14 13 12  7    3  8  9  6    5 15 18 18   16 24 24
PWind dir         N       N     N       N    NW      SW     S       S    NW
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         80      30    10      10     5       0     5      10    10
Frzg rain      D  C  S
Snow                 S    C             S

$$
IAZ094-171000-
Lamoni-Decatur IA
40.63N  93.90W Elev. 1125 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      24          48          25          55          44
Temp             28 25 25 25 25 33 44 48 39 30 26 25 27 35 50 55 50 44 45 46 49
Dewpt             5  7  8  9 13 18 23 26 26 25 23 22 23 27 31 34 36 36 40 42 45
RH               37 46 48 50 60 53 43 42 59 81 88 88 85 72 48 45 58 73 82 86 86
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S
Wind spd          4  5  8 10  9 11 13 13  9  6  3  5 11 14 19 18 12 10 10  9 11
Wind gust                             25                26 35 32
Clouds           CL FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC CL CL CL FW SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           5          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                                              S  S  L  L  D
Tstms                                                                         S
Wind chill          18 17 16 16 24 37    32 23    18 17 26
Min chill        22    15    15    17    32    20    16    19          38    38


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          55      25    32      15    31      17    40      25    44
Temp          55 44 28   25 32 29 22   15 28 30 22   18 37 39 30   26 42 40
Dewpt         47 35 24   22 20 18 12    9  9 10 10   10 16 20 23   23 29 30
PWind dir         W       N     N       N     N      NE    SE       S     W
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         80      40    30      30    20       5     5      30    10
Frzg rain            C    C
Rain           D  C  C
Snow                      C  C  S  S    C  S                        C
Tstms          C  C

$$
IAZ017-171000-
Mason City-Cerro Gordo IA
43.16N  93.33W Elev. 1189 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          34          16          43          27
Temp             15 13 16 20 22 25 32 34 27 21 17 16 19 25 37 43 38 33 30 27 28
Dewpt             7  8 10 12 16 20 24 27 23 21 16 15 18 22 28 31 31 29 27 26 26
RH               70 80 77 71 77 81 72 75 85100 96 96 96 88 70 62 76 85 88 96 92
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  W  N NE NE
Wind spd          8 10 11 12 11 10 10 11  9  8  4  4 11 17 18 13 10  6  9 10 12
Wind gust                                               31 32 24
Clouds           FW CL SC B2 OV B2 SC B1 SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                     30          50           5           5          40
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.05           0           0        0.01
Snow 12hr                     T           1       00-00
Frzg rain                                                               C  C  D
Snow                          C  C  S  S
Wind chill        4  0  3  7 10 15 24 26 18 12 10  9  7 12 27 36 31    22 17 17
Min chill         3     0     4    11    17    10     5     7    30    20    16


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          30      17    22       7    21       8    32      18    35
Temp          30 26 20   17 22 20 12    8 20 19 11   10 29 30 24   19 34 29
Dewpt         26 23 17   15 14 13  8    3  8  8  6    5 15 18 17   16 23 22
PWind dir         N       N     N      NW    NW      SW     S       S     W
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    LT
Avg clouds    OV OV B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         80      30    20      10     5       0     5      10    10
Frzg rain      D  C  S    S
Snow                      C  S

$$
IAZ049-171000-
Marshalltown-Marshall IA
42.11N  92.91W Elev. 972 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          35          19          47          34
Temp             16 15 16 19 21 25 32 35 30 24 20 19 21 28 43 47 42 38 35 34 37
Dewpt             7  8  9 11 13 19 23 27 26 23 18 17 20 24 29 31 33 33 33 33 34
RH               67 73 73 70 71 78 69 72 85 96 92 92 96 85 57 53 70 82 92 96 89
Wind dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E
Wind spd          5  6  8  9 10  9 10  9  8  6  4  3  9 14 18 16 11  8  8  6  9
Wind gust                                               26 32 28
Clouds           CL FW FW B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          30           0           5          50
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02           0           0        0.06
Snow 12hr                 00-00           T       00-00
Rain                                                                    C  C  D
Snow                             C
Wind chill        7  5  5  8 10 16 24 28 23 16 13    11 16 34    36 31 28    30
Min chill         6     4     4    11    22    12     9    10    36    27    28


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          41      21    27      11    26      12    35      20    39
Temp          40 36 24   21 27 23 17   11 24 24 16   14 32 33 26   21 38 34
Dewpt         35 30 22   20 18 17 11    7  9 10  8    7 15 19 20   20 26 27
PWind dir         N       N     N       N     N       E     S       S     W
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    LT
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         90      30    20      10    10       0     5      30    10
Frzg rain            S    C
Rain           D  C  S
Snow                      C  S                                      C

$$
IAZ086-171000-
Ottumwa-Wapello IA
41.11N  92.45W Elev. 836 ft
522 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      20          42          24          54          43
Temp             22 20 21 22 24 30 37 42 36 30 25 24 25 32 47 54 47 43 44 44 49
Dewpt             8  9 11 13 15 19 24 29 26 25 23 21 22 26 30 33 33 35 38 40 43
RH               54 62 65 68 68 63 59 60 67 81 92 88 88 78 51 45 58 73 79 86 80
Wind dir         SW SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind spd          3  5  6  9  9 10 11 10  8  8  5  4  9 13 18 16 12  9 10  9 10
Wind gust                                                  32 28
Clouds           CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B2 OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5          20           0           5          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                                              S  S  L  L  D
Snow                             S
Tstms                                                                         S
Wind chill          12 12 12 14 21 30 36 30 22 19 18 15 23             38
Min chill        16    10    10    16    28    18    14    15          37    37


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          59      28    34      18    31      17    39      26    44
Temp          59 49 33   28 33 33 24   18 29 29 23   18 36 38 32   27 42 41
Dewpt         50 40 28   26 24 22 16   11 12 12 11   11 16 21 24   23 29 30
PWind dir        SW      NW     N       N     N      NE    SE       S    NW
Wind char        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         90      50    30      30    30       5     5      30    20
Frzg rain                 C
Rain           D  L  C                                                 S  S
Snow                      C  C  C  C    C  C                        C  S
Tstms          C  C

$$



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