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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

IAZ060-272200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      12          -2          24          19          31
TEMP                    8 12  9  4  0 -1 -2  6 19 24 23 19 20 22 22 26 29 31 25
DEWPT                  -5 -3 -3 -4 -6 -6 -6  1  8 11 14 15 15 16 17 20 23 21 17
RH                     54 50 57 68 75 79 82 79 61 57 68 84 81 77 81 78 78 66 71
WIND DIR               NW SW SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD                4  3  4  3  4  4  5  9 11 12 10  8  6  4  5  4  9 10  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           0          50          80          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.11        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                               C  L  L  D  D  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL              0  5  0 -3-10-11-14 -8  7 12 12  9 11 16 15 20 20 22 15
MIN CHILL             -10    -2   -11   -14   -14     9     7    11    16    13


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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    29      27    39      13    18       1    25
TEMP          14   12 25 28 28   31 37 35 23   14 16 17  3    5 21 23
DEWPT          8    7 15 18 22   27 30 27 12    6  2  2 -5   -5  3  8
PWIND DIR          NW     E      SE     E      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR            5    20      60    70      30    10      10    10
FRZG RAIN                         L  L
RAIN                                 L  L
SNOW                      S  L             C    C

$$
IAZ039-272200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                       9         -14          17          12          27
TEMP                    3  9  0 -4-10-12-14 -3 11 17 13 12 12 14 16 21 25 27 19
DEWPT                  -5 -3 -3 -7-11-12-14 -4  4  7  9 10 11 12 13 18 22 19 16
RH                     68 57 87 86 95100100 95 73 64 84 91 96 92 88 88 88 71 88
WIND DIR                W  W SW  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD                5  5  4  3  4  5  5  8 12 11 11 10  9  8  6  5 10 11 11
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             -8 -1-10-12-22-26-28-18 -4  4  0 -1  0  3  6 13 15 17  7
MIN CHILL             -23   -12   -23   -29   -27    -1    -2     1     9     7


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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             4    25      21    33      11    15      -5    17
TEMP           8    4 21 23 23   25 31 31 23   14 12 10 -3   -2 13 17
DEWPT          5    1 13 16 18   22 28 26 15    6  0  1 -7   -9  0  5
PWIND DIR          NW     E      SE     E      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW SC B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0    20      60    70      40    10      10    10
SLEET                                L
SNOW                      S  L    L     L  C    C

$$
IAZ048-272200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      10         -10          22          16          29
TEMP                    6 10  3 -2 -8 -8 -9  1 16 21 21 16 17 18 19 24 27 29 21
DEWPT                  -4 -1 -2 -6 -9 -8 -9 -1  7 10 13 14 14 15 15 20 21 20 15
RH                     62 60 79 82 95100100 91 67 62 71 92 88 88 84 84 78 69 77
WIND DIR                W SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD                5  4  4  3  4  4  5  8 11 12 11  9  8  5  5  5  9 10  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.09        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                               C  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             -4  2 -6-10-19-19-22-13  3  9  9  4  7 10 11 17 18 20 11
MIN CHILL             -13    -8   -19   -23   -23     5     4     9    12    11


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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    27      23    34       9    15      -4    21
TEMP          10    8 23 27 24   29 33 30 19   10 13 14 -2    1 18 19
DEWPT          5    4 14 17 20   26 29 24 10    4  1  2 -8   -8  3  8
PWIND DIR          NW     E      SE     E      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR            0    20      60    70      40    10      10    10
FRZG RAIN                            L
RAIN                                 L
SLEET                             L
SNOW                      S  L    L     L  C    C

$$
IAZ004-272200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      11          -6          20          13          26
TEMP                    6 11  4  0 -5 -5 -6  3 15 20 18 16 16 13 14 20 23 26 19
DEWPT                  -3 -2 -1 -5 -7 -7 -8 -1  7  9 11 11 11 11 11 15 14 14 11
RH                     66 55 79 79 91 91 91 83 70 62 73 80 80 91 88 81 68 60 70
WIND DIR                W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  W
WIND SPD                6  6  8  8  8  9 10 12 14 14 12 11 11  9  8  9 11 11 10
CLOUDS                 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  S  S  S  S
WIND CHILL             -6  1 -9-14-20-21-23-14  0  6  5  3  3  1  3  9 12 15  7
MIN CHILL             -19    -9   -20   -24   -21     3     3     1     5     7


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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             6    25      19    28       3    11      -6    19
TEMP           7    6 22 25 21   20 27 22 11    4  8 10 -3   -3 14 18
DEWPT          4    4 14 18 18   20 23 17  4   -1 -3 -1 -9   -9  3  8
PWIND DIR           W     S       S    NE      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      BZ    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC B2 OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0    30      50    60      30    10      10     5
SNOW                      C  C    C  L  L  C    C

$$
IAZ035-272200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      10          -7          21          15          28
TEMP                    6 10  3  0 -6 -6 -7  2 16 21 20 15 15 16 17 23 26 28 19
DEWPT                  -4  0 -2 -6 -9 -9 -9 -2  7  9 12 12 13 13 12 18 19 18 13
RH                     62 63 79 75 86 86 91 83 67 59 71 88 92 88 80 81 74 66 77
WIND DIR                W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD                5  5  6  4  5  5  6  9 13 12 11 10  9  8  6  6 10 11  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  C  C  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             -4  0-10-10-18-18-22-13  1  9  8  2  3  5  8 15 16 18  8
MIN CHILL             -15   -11   -21   -23   -21     4     2     4    10     7


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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    26      21    32       5    13      -6    19
TEMP           9    7 22 24 22   24 31 27 15    6 10 11 -4   -2 16 17
DEWPT          3    2 14 18 19   23 27 20  7    0 -1  0 -9  -10  3  6
PWIND DIR          NW    SE      SE     E       N    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0    30      60    70      40    10      10     5
SLEET                                L
SNOW                      C  L    L  L  L  C    C

$$
IAZ094-272200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      14           4          24          20          31
TEMP                   10 14 11  6  6  5  5 11 21 24 21 21 20 22 21 27 30 31 27
DEWPT                  -3 -1  0 -1 -2 -1 -1  5 10 14 17 18 19 19 19 22 23 22 20
RH                     55 50 60 72 69 76 76 76 62 65 84 88 96 88 92 81 75 69 74
WIND DIR                N  S  E SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                3  2  4  3  4  4  5  8 11 10 10  8  6  4  5  5  8  9  8
CLOUDS                 FW SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0          60          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.17        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
SNOW                                            C  L  D  D  D  D  L  L  C  C
WIND CHILL              3     3 -1 -3 -4 -6 -1  9 14 10 11 11 16 14 20 22 23 19
MIN CHILL             -11     3    -5    -7    -7    10     9    12    15    18


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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            15    32      28    40      14    21       4    26
TEMP          18   15 28 30 30   32 39 36 25   15 18 20  9    6 23 25
DEWPT         14   10 17 21 26   29 35 29 16    8  3  5  0   -2  5 10
PWIND DIR           N     E      SE    SW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B2   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      60    70      40    20      10    10
FRZG RAIN                         L
RAIN                              L  L  L
SLEET                        L
SNOW                      S  L             C    C  S  S

$$
IAZ017-272200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                       9         -11          17          12          26
TEMP                    3  9  0 -3-10-10-11 -2 11 17 13 12 12 14 15 20 23 26 17
DEWPT                  -3 -1 -2 -7-11-11-12 -4  4  7  9 10 10 10 10 16 18 17 11
RH                     75 63 91 82 95 95 95 91 73 64 84 91 91 84 80 84 81 68 77
WIND DIR                W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  5  6  5  6  6  8 10 13 13 12 12 10  9  8  8 11 12 11
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  S  S  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             -9 -1-13-15-25-25-28-19 -5  3 -1 -3 -1  2  4 10 12 15  4
MIN CHILL             -25   -13   -25   -28   -25    -1    -3    -1     5     3


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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             4    23      19    29       5    12      -7    16
TEMP           7    4 19 22 20   22 28 26 14    7  9 10 -5   -4 11 16
DEWPT          3    2 13 16 17   20 25 22  8    2 -2 -1 -9  -10  0  5
PWIND DIR          NW    SE      SE     E      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      BZ    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0    20      50    70      40    10      10     5
SNOW                      S  C    C  L  L  C    C

$$
IAZ049-272200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      10         -13          18          14          28
TEMP                    4 10 -1 -4-10-11-13 -2 13 18 17 14 16 17 18 23 25 28 20
DEWPT                  -5 -2 -3 -6-11-11-13 -3  6  9 11 12 13 14 15 19 22 20 16
RH                     65 57 91 91 95100100 95 73 67 77 92 88 88 88 84 88 71 84
WIND DIR                W SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD                4  5  4  3  4  4  6  8 12 12 11 10  9  5  6  5 10 11 10
CLOUDS                 FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           0          20          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                               S  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL             -5  0-11-12-22-23-28-17 -1  5  4  1  4  8  9 16 15 18  9
MIN CHILL             -23   -11   -23   -29   -26     1     1     5    11     9


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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             6    25      22    34      11    15      -4    19
TEMP          10    6 22 24 23   26 33 32 22   13 12 11 -2    1 16 18
DEWPT          5    3 14 17 19   24 29 27 14    6  1  2 -7   -7  2  7
PWIND DIR          NW     E      SE     E      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0    20      60    70      40    10      10    10
FRZG RAIN                            L
SLEET                             L
SNOW                      S  L    L     L  C    C

$$
IAZ086-272200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
914 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      10          -6          22          17          30
TEMP                    6 10  2 -1 -6 -3 -6  5 17 22 21 18 17 20 20 25 29 30 26
DEWPT                  -5 -3 -4 -5 -7 -6 -7  1  9 11 14 15 16 17 18 22 23 23 20
RH                     60 55 75 83 95 86 95 83 70 62 74 88 96 88 92 88 78 75 78
WIND DIR               NW  W SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  W  W NW
WIND SPD                4  3  3  2  3  5  5  8 11 11 10  9  8  5  5  5  8  9  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0          50          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.14        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                               C  D  D  D  D  L  L  C  C
WIND CHILL             -3  4 -7   -16-15-19 -8  4 10 10  7  7 12 12 18 21 22 17
MIN CHILL             -14    -8   -18   -20   -19     5     4     7    12    16


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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            11    28      26    39      15    20       2    23
TEMP          14   11 25 27 28   33 37 38 30   17 18 18  5    5 21 20
DEWPT         12    7 15 19 22   29 33 30 20    9  3  5 -2   -4  3  8
PWIND DIR          NW     E      SE     S      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC B1 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10    10      60    70      40    20      10    10
FRZG RAIN                         L
RAIN                              L  L  L  C
SNOW                         L             C    C  S  S

$$



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