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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

IAZ060-062200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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                      37          30          40          21          23
TEMP                   34 37 35 33 33 30 32 34 39 39 35 32 29 25 23 21 23 23 20
DEWPT                  28 29 29 28 28 27 27 28 29 28 27 26 23 20 16 14 12 12 12
RH                     78 72 78 82 82 88 81 78 67 64 72 78 78 81 74 74 62 62 71
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                9 11  9 10 10 10 11 14 19 23 20 23 23 24 25 26 27 25 23
WIND GUST                                                  33 34 35 37
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                             BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             27 29 28 25 25 21 23 24 29 28 24 19 15 10  7  3  6  6  3
MIN CHILL              25    26    24    21    23    24    15     6     2     2


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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            10    23      11    25      15    33      18    32
TEMP          14   11 22 20 15   11 23 24 17   16 30 32 22   19 31 28
DEWPT          9    8  9 10  9    6  9 11 11   11 15 17 15   14 15 14
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NE     E      SE    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5    10       5    10      10    10

$$
IAZ039-062200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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          28          35          18          21
TEMP                   32 32 31 30 30 28 29 31 35 35 32 29 25 21 20 18 20 21 19
DEWPT                  28 28 27 26 27 27 27 28 29 28 27 25 21 18 16 14 13 12 11
RH                     85 85 85 85 88 96 92 88 78 75 81 85 84 88 84 84 74 68 70
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               10 11 11 11 11 10 11 14 18 19 19 23 23 25 25 27 27 25 21
WIND GUST                                                  33 35 35 37 37
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                            S  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             24 23 22 20 20 19 19 21 24 24 20 15 10  4  3 -1  2  4  1
MIN CHILL              19    21    20    18    19    20     9     3    -2    -1


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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    14       3    16       4    23      11    23
TEMP          13    7 14 12  8    3 14 14  8    5 20 21 13   13 22 20
DEWPT          8    4  5  5  4    1  4  5  5    3 10 12  9    9 12 10
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       N     N      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10     5       5     5       5    10      10    10

$$
IAZ048-062200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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          29          36          18          20
TEMP                   32 33 32 30 30 29 31 32 35 36 32 30 26 23 20 18 20 20 18
DEWPT                  29 29 28 27 27 27 27 28 29 28 27 26 22 18 15 13 12 12 11
RH                     88 85 85 88 88 92 85 85 78 72 81 85 85 81 81 80 71 71 73
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               10 11 10 10 10 10 11 14 19 23 23 24 25 26 27 28 27 25 23
WIND GUST                                         33          37 37 39 37
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               S  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             24 25 24 21 21 20 22 22 24 24 19 16 11  6  3 -1  2  2  1
MIN CHILL              20    23    20    19    20    19     9     2    -2    -1


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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    18       7    21      10    28      14    27
TEMP          12    8 17 16 10    8 18 19 11   12 25 27 17   15 25 24
DEWPT          8    7  8  9  6    5  8 10  9    9 14 16 12   12 14 13
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       E     E       S    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$
IAZ004-062200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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                      33          29          34          15          18
TEMP                   29 32 31 30 31 30 29 29 32 33 29 25 21 18 17 15 17 18 15
DEWPT                  26 27 28 27 28 27 26 26 27 26 25 22 17 14 11 10  9  9  9
RH                     88 81 88 88 88 88 88 88 81 75 85 88 84 84 77 80 70 67 77
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               16 19 18 17 14 16 18 21 26 28 29 29 31 31 32 32 32 28 25
WIND GUST                                      36 39 40 40 41 42 42 42
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          60          70          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.03        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                            C  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                  PF                BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             17 20 20 18 20 19 17 16 19 19 14  8  2 -2 -3 -6 -3 -1 -4
MIN CHILL              11    18    18    16    16    14     2    -3    -6    -5
BLIZZARD                                           A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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             6    16       2    16       6    23      10    21
TEMP          11    6 15 13  7    3 15 14 10    7 20 22 12   12 21 18
DEWPT          7    5  8  8  4    2  6  8  8    7 12 14 10   10 10  9
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      SE    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$
IAZ035-062200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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          29          35          17          19
TEMP                   31 33 31 29 30 30 30 31 34 35 31 28 24 22 19 17 19 19 17
DEWPT                  26 27 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 26 26 23 19 16 13 12 10 10 10
RH                     81 78 81 88 85 85 85 85 75 69 81 81 81 77 77 80 67 67 73
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               12 14 14 13 11 11 13 16 23 24 24 24 25 26 26 27 28 26 23
WIND GUST                                            34    35    36 39
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                            S  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                  PF                   BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             21 23 21 18 20 20 19 20 22 23 18 14  8  5  1 -3  0  1 -1
MIN CHILL              16    20    18    19    19    18     8     1    -4    -2
BLIZZARD                                           A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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             6    18       5    19       9    25      13    24
TEMP          11    6 17 14  9    6 16 18 10   11 22 24 15   15 23 22
DEWPT          7    6  8  8  5    3  8  9  8    8 13 14 10   10 12 10
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       E    SE       S    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$
IAZ094-062200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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                      41          29          41          23          26
TEMP                   35 41 37 33 32 29 30 35 41 41 36 32 30 27 25 23 26 25 22
DEWPT                  29 31 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 27 26 26 24 21 18 15 13 13 13
RH                     78 67 72 82 81 92 85 72 59 57 67 78 78 78 74 71 57 60 68
WIND DIR                W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8 11  9  9 10  9 10 16 20 24 21 21 21 24 25 27 27 26 23
WIND GUST                                      31 34       32    35 37 37
CLOUDS                 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                                      BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             28 34 31 25 24 20 21 25 32 31 25 19 17 12  9  6  9  9  6
MIN CHILL              21    30    23    20    23    25    17     9     6     4


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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    26      13    29      18    36      21    36
TEMP          16   12 25 23 19   14 27 28 22   19 34 34 25   23 35 30
DEWPT         10    9 10 12 12    9 12 14 14   13 17 20 18   17 18 16
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       E     E      SE     W
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ017-062200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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          28          34          15          17
TEMP                   29 31 30 29 28 28 29 30 32 33 29 25 21 18 16 15 17 17 15
DEWPT                  27 28 27 26 26 26 26 27 28 27 26 23 18 15 13 12 10 10 10
RH                     92 88 88 88 92 92 88 88 85 78 88 92 88 88 88 88 73 73 80
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               13 16 16 14 13 14 16 18 24 25 26 26 28 28 29 29 28 27 25
WIND GUST                                         35 36 36 39 39 41 41
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          50          70          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.04        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                            C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                  PF                   BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             18 20 18 17 17 17 17 18 19 20 14  9  3 -1 -4 -5 -2 -2 -4
MIN CHILL              14    18    16    16    17    14     3    -4    -6    -4
BLIZZARD                                           A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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             4    13       1    13       2    20       9    21
TEMP          10    4 12 11  6    1 11 13  6    3 17 19 10   11 19 19
DEWPT          6    3  5  6  3    0  4  5  4    3 10 12  8    8 11  8
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       E    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$
IAZ049-062200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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                      33          28          36          18          21
TEMP                   32 32 31 30 30 28 29 32 35 36 32 30 25 22 20 18 20 21 17
DEWPT                  29 29 28 27 27 27 27 28 29 28 27 26 22 19 15 14 12 12 11
RH                     88 88 88 88 88 96 92 85 78 72 81 85 88 88 81 84 71 68 77
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                9 12 12 12 12 11 12 14 19 20 21 24 25 26 26 27 28 26 23
WIND GUST                                                  35 36 36 37
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               S  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             24 23 22 20 20 18 19 22 24 25 19 17 10  5  2 -1  2  3 -1
MIN CHILL              20    21    19    18    19    19     9     1    -1    -2


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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    15       6    18       7    26      13    25
TEMP          14    7 15 13 10    6 16 16  9    9 23 24 15   15 24 23
DEWPT          8    5  7  7  5    3  7  7  7    6 11 14 11   11 13 12
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NE     E       S     W
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$
IAZ086-062200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
1029 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE             SAT 02/06/16            SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16
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          30          41          22          25
TEMP                   34 37 35 31 33 31 31 35 41 41 36 32 30 26 24 22 24 25 21
DEWPT                  28 31 30 29 29 28 28 29 30 29 27 28 25 22 18 16 14 13 12
RH                     78 79 82 92 85 88 88 78 65 62 69 85 81 85 77 77 65 60 68
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                8  9  8 10 11 11 11 13 18 21 19 20 21 23 24 26 26 26 24
WIND GUST                                                     33 34
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                                                      BS BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             28 30 28 22 24 22 22 26 32 31 25 20 17 11  8  5  8  9  4
MIN CHILL              26    27    22    20    23    25    16     7     4     3


DATE               TUE 02/09/16  WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16
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            11    22      11    25      14    32      18    32
TEMP          16   11 22 19 16   11 23 23 18   15 30 30 21   19 31 28
DEWPT         10    8  9  8  9    6  9 10 12   10 14 16 15   15 17 16
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NE     E       N     W
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$



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