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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

IAZ060-241000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      31          38          31          43          32
TEMP                      33 32 32 36 38 36 33 31 31 31 35 40 42 38 36 34 33 33
DEWPT                     31 29 30 30 30 31 30 30 30 30 32 34 35 34 34 33 32 31
RH                        92 88 92 79 73 82 89 96 96 96 89 79 76 85 92 96 96 92
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E SE NW NW NW
WIND SPD                   5  6  5  5  3  3  3  4  6  9 11 12  9  8  6  8 12 16
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                    100           5           5          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.06        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                    D
RAIN                                                     C  L  L  L  L  L
SNOW                                                  C  C           L  L  L  C
OBVIS                     PF PF
WIND CHILL                   26                   24 24 27 33 36 32    27 24 22
MIN CHILL                    25    25    32    25    22    22    32    27    21


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          35      25    31      20    28      19    32      20    33
TEMP          35 32 29   25 31 28 22   20 27 26 21   20 31 29 25   20 31 30
DEWPT         29 26 25   22 22 20 18   17 17 17 17   16 19 20 20   18 19 19
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       0    10      10     0
RAIN              C
SNOW           C  C  S

$$
IAZ039-241000-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      32          36          29          38          31
TEMP                      34 34 33 36 36 34 30 30 29 30 33 37 37 34 34 32 32 33
DEWPT                     34 32 32 33 33 32 29 29 29 29 32 33 34 33 33 32 31 32
RH                       100 92 96 89 89 92 96 96100 96 96 85 89 96 96100 96 96
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW  N  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NW  N
WIND SPD                   5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  4  5  9 11 10  9  5  8 10 13
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          70          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.47
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                        L  L  D  D
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  L  L
OBVIS                      F PF  F
WIND CHILL                   28                      23 25 29 31 27 28 25 23 23
MIN CHILL                    27    26    30    25    22    22    25    23    20


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          35      26    30      20    26      16    27      19    28
TEMP          34 31 27   26 30 26 23   20 26 23 18   17 27 24 21   19 27 26
DEWPT         31 29 26   25 24 23 20   19 18 18 16   16 19 20 19   18 19 20
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      20    20      10     5       5    10       5     5
RAIN           L  C
SNOW           L  C  S
SNOWSHWRS                 S  S  S

$$
IAZ048-241000-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      31          37          30          40          31
TEMP                      33 32 32 36 37 35 32 31 30 31 34 39 39 35 35 33 33 31
DEWPT                     31 29 29 29 31 31 30 29 30 30 32 33 34 34 33 32 32 31
RH                        92 88 88 75 79 85 92 92100 96 92 79 82 96 92 96 96100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NW NW
WIND SPD                   5  6  5  5  3  3  4  4  6  8 11 13  9  8  6  9 12 17
WIND GUST                                                                    27
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20           5           5          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.31
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                    S
FRZG DRZL                  S
RAIN                                                        L  L  L  L
SNOW                                                  C  C        L  L  L  L  C
OBVIS                     PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                   26                   23 23 25 31 33 29 29 25 24 20
MIN CHILL                    24    24    31    25    21    22    27    25    20


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          34      25    29      18    26      17    29      19    30
TEMP          33 30 27   25 29 25 21   18 25 25 20   18 28 27 23   19 29 27
DEWPT         29 27 26   24 22 21 18   17 18 18 17   16 20 21 20   18 19 20
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       5    10      10     0
RAIN              C
SNOW           C  C  S

$$
IAZ004-241000-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      29          33          28          35          27
TEMP                      30 30 30 32 33 32 29 29 28 28 28 32 34 31 32 31 31 28
DEWPT                     29 28 29 29 29 30 28 28 28 28 28 31 32 31 31 30 29 27
RH                        96 92 96 88 85 92 96 96100100100 96 92100 96 96 92 96
WIND DIR                  NW NW  W NW NE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                   5  6  6  4  2  5  6  6  8 10 11 13 11 12  9 14 16 18
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          90          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.27        0.41
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L
OBVIS                      F PF  F                                           BS
WIND CHILL                24 23 23       26 22 22 20 19 18 22 26 22 24 21 20 16
MIN CHILL                    23    23    25    21    19    18    21    20    14
WINTER STORM                                                A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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      21    25      14    22      15    27      17    27
TEMP          30 28 27   21 25 22 18   14 21 20 16   17 26 23 21   17 26 25
DEWPT         26 26 24   20 20 19 17   14 16 17 16   17 20 20 18   17 19 20
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      20    10       5     5       5    20       5     5
SNOW           L  S  S

$$
IAZ035-241000-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      29          36          30          38          29
TEMP                      31 31 31 34 36 34 31 30 31 30 31 34 36 34 34 32 31 29
DEWPT                     28 28 28 29 30 30 30 29 29 29 30 32 33 33 32 31 30 29
RH                        88 88 88 82 79 85 96 96 92 96 96 92 89 96 92 96 96100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW  N SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N NW
WIND SPD                   8  5  6  5  2  4  5  5  8 10 12 14 11 10  8 12 14 17
WIND GUST                                                                    27
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          80          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.25        0.38
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN                                                        D  D
SNOW                                                  C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L
OBVIS                     PF PF
WIND CHILL                24 25 25          25 24 24 21 21 24 28 26 27 23 21 18
MIN CHILL                    22    24    29    22    20    20    26    23    17
WINTER STORM                                                A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          33      23    28      17    25      16    29      19    29
TEMP          32 30 27   23 28 25 20   17 25 22 18   17 27 27 21   20 28 27
DEWPT         28 27 25   21 21 20 18   15 17 17 16   16 20 21 19   18 19 20
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      20    10       5     5       5    10       5     5
SNOW           L  S  S

$$
IAZ094-241000-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      30          40          30          46          32
TEMP                      33 32 31 37 39 36 32 30 31 32 35 42 46 42 39 37 35 32
DEWPT                     32 29 29 30 30 30 29 29 30 31 33 34 36 35 33 32 31 30
RH                        96 88 92 75 70 79 88 96 96 96 92 73 68 76 79 82 85 92
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW  N NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD                   6  8  6  6  3  3  4  5  8 10 11 12 10  6  8 12 14 17
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN                                                     S  C  C  C  C  C  C
SLEET                                                                   C
SNOW                                                  S                 C  C  C
OBVIS                      F PF PF
WIND CHILL                27 25 24                24 23 27 35       33 29 25 21
MIN CHILL                    24    24    32    24    22    24    36    28    21


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          37      23    32      19    30      19    33      20    34
TEMP          36 32 27   23 32 29 22   20 29 28 23   20 32 30 24   21 33 28
DEWPT         28 25 23   21 20 19 18   16 16 15 16   16 19 20 19   18 18 19
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      10     5       5     0       0     5       5     0
RAIN           C  C
SNOW           C  C

$$
IAZ017-241000-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      29          33          28          35          30
TEMP                      31 31 31 33 33 32 30 28 28 28 31 34 34 32 33 33 32 30
DEWPT                     30 30 30 30 30 30 28 28 28 28 29 32 33 32 32 31 31 30
RH                        96 96 96 89 89 92 92100100100 92 92 96100 96 92 96100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                   6  6  6  5  3  3  3  4  6  8 10 12 11 11  6 10 13 17
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          80          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.20        0.47
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                        D
SNOW                                                  C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L
OBVIS                      F  F  F PF
WIND CHILL                24 24 24                22 20 22 25 25 23 27 25 22 18
MIN CHILL                    23    24    28    22    19    18    22    23    18
WINTER STORM                                                A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          32      23    27      17    23      14    26      17    26
TEMP          32 28 26   23 27 24 21   17 23 20 16   15 26 23 22   17 24 24
DEWPT         29 27 25   23 22 21 19   16 17 17 15   15 20 20 18   17 18 19
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         60      20    20      10    10      10    10       5     5
SNOW           L  S  S
SNOWSHWRS                 S  S  S

$$
IAZ049-241000-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      31          37          29          39          30
TEMP                      34 33 32 35 37 34 31 29 29 29 32 37 38 35 33 31 31 30
DEWPT                     34 31 30 30 31 30 30 29 29 29 31 32 33 34 33 31 31 30
RH                       100 92 92 82 79 85 96100100100 96 82 82 96100100100100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW  N NE  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  N NW NW
WIND SPD                   6  8  6  3  4  3  4  4  5  8 11 16 12 11  6  9 12 17
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.31
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN                                                        L  L  L
SNOW                                                  C  C  L     L  L  C  C  C
OBVIS                      F PF PF
WIND CHILL                27 26 26                23 21 23 27 30 27 27 23 22 19
MIN CHILL                    25    25    31    24    21    22    26    22    18


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          34      24    29      18    26      16    28      19    28
TEMP          33 30 26   24 29 26 21   18 25 24 18   17 28 24 22   19 27 26
DEWPT         30 27 25   24 22 21 19   17 18 18 16   16 19 20 19   18 18 19
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       5    10       5     5
SNOW           C  C  S

$$
IAZ086-241000-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
237 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

DATE           01/22/17      MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17            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                      33          39          30          45          33
TEMP                      36 34 34 37 39 37 33 32 30 30 35 42 44 40 40 37 35 33
DEWPT                     34 33 31 32 32 31 30 29 30 30 32 34 35 36 35 34 33 32
RH                        92 96 89 82 76 79 89 88100100 89 73 70 85 82 89 92 96
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW  N SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD                   9  8  8  8  5  4  3  3  6  9 12 16 12 11  8 10 12 14
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C
SLEET                                                    C                 C
SNOW                                                  C  C                 C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                29 27 28 31             23 22 26 34 38 33 34 30 26 23
MIN CHILL                    27    26    32    28    22    22    32    29    22


DATE           01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17  SAT 01/28/17  SUN 01/29/17
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          38      27    32      21    29      19    32      20    32
TEMP          37 33 29   27 32 29 24   21 28 28 22   20 31 29 25   20 31 28
DEWPT         31 28 25   24 23 21 19   17 17 17 16   16 18 19 19   17 18 18
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    10       5     5       5    10      10     5
RAIN           C  C
SNOW           C  C  S

$$



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