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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ060-032200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      38          11          19           1          24
TEMP             33 35 38 36 27 22 15 12 11 12 17 19 16  9  5  3  1  6 17 23 23
DEWPT            26 29 30 26 19 12  5  4  2  1  3  3  2 -1 -4 -5 -7 -3  2  7  7
RH               75 78 73 67 71 65 64 70 66 60 53 49 53 63 65 68 68 66 51 50 50
WIND DIR          S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  S
WIND SPD         13 11 16 20 20 16 14 13 12 13 12 16 12 11  8  8  6  8  6  9  6
WIND GUST                 31 31
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     80           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
RAIN              D  L
SLEET             D  L
WIND CHILL       23 26 29 25 13  8  0 -3 -4 -3  4  4  2 -6 -8-10-12 -7  8 13 15
MIN CHILL        19    22    12    -1    -5    -5     0    -9   -12   -12     9
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            18    45      27    41      26    47      27    47
TEMP          22   24 42 44 33   28 40 38 29   28 45 43 31   28 42 46
DEWPT          9   16 23 26 24   22 27 25 22   21 31 30 25   23 23 27
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    SW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ039-032200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      34           3          12          -9          15
TEMP             28 29 34 32 24 15  7  5  3  5  9 12  7  1 -5 -5 -9 -1  8 15 10
DEWPT            24 27 29 26 18  9  3  0 -3 -2  0  0 -2 -6 -9-11-14 -8 -2  3  3
RH               85 92 82 78 77 77 83 79 75 72 66 58 66 72 82 74 78 71 63 58 73
WIND DIR          S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S
WIND SPD         13 12 14 23 24 19 17 14 16 17 17 18 12 11  9  8  6  9  8 11  6
WIND GUST                       29 28
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     80          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SLEET                D
SNOW              D  D  C
OBVIS                        BS
WIND CHILL       17 19 24 19  8 -2-12-13-16-14 -8 -6 -9-16-21-20-24-16 -4  2 -1
MIN CHILL        13    16     8   -13   -17   -17    -9   -21   -25   -23    -3
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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             7    37      20    35      19    39      21    39
TEMP          10   15 34 35 26   20 33 32 23   21 37 36 28   21 36 37
DEWPT          4   10 24 24 21   20 25 24 18   17 28 26 23   19 22 24
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     5       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ048-032200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      35           5          16          -6          20
TEMP             30 32 35 33 24 17 10  8  5  8 14 16 12  5 -2 -2 -6  1 13 19 19
DEWPT            25 28 29 25 17  8  3  1 -1  0  2  2  1 -3 -8 -8-12 -5  0  6  6
RH               81 85 78 72 74 67 73 72 76 69 58 53 60 69 75 75 74 75 55 56 56
WIND DIR          S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S
WIND SPD         13 11 16 24 24 17 16 14 13 13 13 16 11 10  8  6  8  8  8  9  6
WIND GUST                       28 26
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     80           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN            L
RAIN                 L
SLEET             D  L
SNOW              D     S
OBVIS                        BS
WIND CHILL       19 23 25 20  8  1 -7-10-12 -8 -1  0 -2-10-16-16-21-13  2  8 10
MIN CHILL        17    19     7    -8   -13   -13    -3   -18   -23   -21     4
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            12    41      22    39      22    44      24    44
TEMP          17   20 38 39 29   22 37 35 26   24 42 40 30   24 40 43
DEWPT          8   15 24 25 22   20 26 25 20   19 30 28 24   21 23 27
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    SW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     5       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ004-032200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      28          -1           9         -10          19
TEMP             24 26 28 22 15  8  5  2 -1  2  7  9  4 -2 -8 -8-10 -1 10 19 16
DEWPT            22 22 21 16  7  2 -2 -3 -6 -5 -4 -3 -3 -8-12-12-14 -7  1  6  8
RH               92 85 75 77 70 76 72 79 79 72 60 57 72 75 82 82 82 75 66 56 70
WIND DIR          S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S
WIND SPD         10  9 28 32 26 20 17 14 14 16 17 19 13  9 10  9  8  8 10 12 11
WIND GUST              39 42 36
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     80           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1       00-00       00-00
SNOW              L  D  S
OBVIS                  BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL       13 17 13  3 -4-11-14-17-21-17-11-10-14-18-26-25-26-16 -4  6  3
MIN CHILL        12    12    -4   -15   -21   -21   -15   -26   -26   -24    -1
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            14    38      20    36      20    40      22    41
TEMP          19   19 36 35 25   21 34 33 21   25 39 36 27   23 38 39
DEWPT          9   14 24 24 20   19 25 24 18   21 29 26 22   19 22 26
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW       W    SW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC B1   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ035-032200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      32           3          14          -8          21
TEMP             28 29 32 28 20 12  7  5  3  6 12 14  9  2 -4 -4 -8  0 12 20 20
DEWPT            23 26 26 20 11  5  1 -1 -3 -2  0  0 -2 -5-10-11-14 -6  1  7  7
RH               81 88 78 71 67 73 76 76 75 69 58 53 60 72 75 71 74 75 60 56 56
WIND DIR          S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S
WIND SPD         10 10 19 26 24 17 16 13 13 14 14 17 11 10  9  8  8  8  8 10 10
WIND GUST                 37
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1       00-00       00-00
SNOW              L  L  S
OBVIS                     BS BS
WIND CHILL       18 20 20 13  2 -5-11-13-15-12 -5 -4 -7-14-20-19-24-14  0  9  9
MIN CHILL        16    16     0   -12   -15   -15    -7   -21   -24   -23     2


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            13    39      21    38      20    41      23    42
TEMP          19   21 36 37 26   22 35 35 22   24 40 37 28   24 39 40
DEWPT          9   14 25 25 20   19 25 24 19   19 30 27 22   19 23 25
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW       W    SW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ094-032200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      39          11          23           5          28
TEMP             32 34 39 37 30 23 17 12 11 14 21 22 20 12 10  6  5  8 22 25 28
DEWPT            28 32 33 27 22 16  9  5  3  4  6  7  5  2  0 -1 -4  0  6 10  9
RH               85 92 79 67 72 74 70 73 69 64 52 52 51 63 63 72 65 69 49 52 44
WIND DIR          S SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  S
WIND SPD         16 16 19 21 18 14 14 13 14 13 12 16 11 11  9  8  6  8  6  9  5
WIND GUST                             24
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     50          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
RAIN              C  S
WIND CHILL       21 24 29 26 18 10  2 -3 -5 -1  9  9  8 -3 -3 -7 -7 -5 13 16 22
MIN CHILL        19    21    18     2    -5    -5     7    -5    -8    -8    14


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            19    47      27    45      28    48      28    50
TEMP          23   22 44 45 35   28 44 40 32   30 47 43 33   29 48 46
DEWPT         11   15 23 25 24   23 29 28 24   23 31 31 27   24 28 30
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR          GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ017-032200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      31           0           9         -10          15
TEMP             25 27 31 28 18 11  5  2  0  4  8  9  5 -2 -6 -6-10 -1  6 15 11
DEWPT            22 24 25 20 11  4  0 -3 -5 -4 -2 -2 -4 -9-12-13-15 -7 -1  4  4
RH               88 88 78 71 73 73 79 79 79 68 63 60 65 71 74 71 78 75 72 61 73
WIND DIR         SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S
WIND SPD         12 10 20 28 26 23 19 16 17 18 18 20 14 12 11  9  9  9  9 10 10
WIND GUST                 39 36
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     90           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1       00-00       00-00
SNOW              L  D  C
OBVIS                     BS BS BS
WIND CHILL       13 17 19 12  0-10-15-17-21-16-11-11-13-20-25-23-28-16 -8  2 -4
MIN CHILL        11    12     0   -15   -21   -19   -14   -26   -28   -25    -4
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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             8    36      19    34      18    38      20    38
TEMP          13   16 34 34 26   19 31 32 20   22 36 35 26   20 34 37
DEWPT          5   11 25 24 20   18 24 23 17   19 28 26 22   17 21 23
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW       W    SW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ049-032200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      35           4          14          -8          17
TEMP             29 31 35 33 23 15  8  6  4  7 11 14  9  3 -4 -4 -8  1  9 17 13
DEWPT            25 28 30 26 18  9  3  1 -1 -1  1  1  1 -4 -8-10-13 -7 -1  4  5
RH               85 88 82 75 81 77 79 79 79 69 63 55 69 72 82 75 78 68 63 56 70
WIND DIR          S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S
WIND SPD         16 13 17 23 23 18 17 14 16 16 16 18 11 10  9  8  8 10  9 10  6
WIND GUST                    33 28 27
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     90           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
RAIN                    C
SLEET             D  D
SNOW              D     C
OBVIS                        BS
WIND CHILL       17 21 25 21  7 -2-10-12-15-12 -6 -3 -6-13-20-19-24-15 -4  5  3
MIN CHILL        14    17     7   -10   -16   -16    -7   -20   -24   -23     0
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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             9    38      22    36      21    41      23    42
TEMP          14   19 36 37 29   22 35 33 24   23 39 38 28   23 38 41
DEWPT          6   13 24 25 23   21 26 24 20   19 28 28 24   20 23 26
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     5       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$
IAZ086-032200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
344 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      40           9          19          -1          22
TEMP             33 35 40 39 32 24 16 11  9 12 17 19 15 11  6  2 -1  5 16 21 19
DEWPT            27 30 33 29 23 15  8  4  1  2  4  4  4  1 -1 -4 -7 -2  1  6  6
RH               78 82 76 67 69 68 70 73 69 63 56 51 61 63 72 75 75 72 51 52 56
WIND DIR          S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S
WIND SPD         16 16 17 20 19 17 16 16 17 16 13 16 12 11 10  9  8 10  9  9  6
WIND GUST                       28
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     80          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN
RAIN              D  C  C
WIND CHILL       22 25 31 29 20 10  0 -6 -9 -5  3  4  1 -4 -9-13-15-10  4 11 10
MIN CHILL        18    22    20    -2   -10   -10     0   -10   -15   -15     7
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            13    43      26    41      24    46      27    45
TEMP          15   19 40 41 33   26 40 37 26   27 44 42 32   28 43 43
DEWPT          7   12 22 25 25   23 27 26 22   22 29 30 27   22 24 26
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      10     5

$$



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