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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

IAZ060-012200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      33          10          29          26          37
TEMP                23 30 33 25 20 15 12 10 16 25 29 28 26 27 29 33 37 37 35 24
DEWPT               14 17 19 16 12  9  8  7 10 13 17 18 20 22 25 28 30 28 25 15
RH                  68 58 56 68 71 77 84 87 77 60 60 66 78 81 85 82 75 70 66 68
WIND DIR            SW  W  W NW  W  W NW NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             5  9  9  8  6  6  4  3  3  9 10 12 13 14 14 14 11 16 23 25
WIND GUST                                                                    35
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                      L  L  L
RAIN                                                              L  L  L
SLEET                                                       L
SNOW                                                  S  S  L           L  L
OBVIS                                                                     BS
WIND CHILL          16 22 25 17 11  4  4  3 10 16 20 17 15 15 18 23 29 28 23  8
MIN CHILL              15    15     4     2     4    16    14    15    25     8


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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             5    18       0    25      20    42      24    38
TEMP          10    5 17 13  4    0 20 24 21   20 37 38 28   24 35 35
DEWPT          3   -1  2  0 -6   -7  5  8 11   15 24 27 23   20 22 23
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC FW
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ039-012200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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           3          25          22          32
TEMP                15 24 28 19 14 12  7  3 10 21 25 23 23 22 25 27 30 31 31 21
DEWPT               11 17 18 13  8  6  3  1  5 11 16 16 18 19 22 23 26 27 24 14
RH                  84 74 66 77 76 76 83 91 80 65 68 74 81 88 88 85 85 85 75 74
WIND DIR            SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W  E NW
WIND SPD             5 10 12  9  8  9  5  4  1  5 10  9 12 16 17 14 11 10 17 25
WIND GUST                                                                 27 35
CLOUDS              B2 OV B2 SC FW CL CL FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5           0           5          70          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.23
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SLEET                                                             D  D
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  L
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           6 14 17  8  3  0 -4 -6    13 15 13 11  9 12 15 20 22 20  4
MIN CHILL              -1     7    -2    -8    -3    12     8    10    16     4


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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             0    10     -10    15      10    35      20    33
TEMP           5    1  9  6 -5  -10 10 14 11   10 30 32 23   20 30 29
DEWPT          2   -6 -2 -3-11  -14  0  5  6   10 24 25 22   19 22 22
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10    10       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ048-012200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      29           5          27          25          34
TEMP                19 27 29 21 15 12  8  5 13 22 27 25 25 26 28 31 34 33 32 20
DEWPT               12 17 19 15  8  7  3  3  7 13 17 17 19 21 24 27 29 27 23 13
RH                  74 65 66 77 73 80 79 91 76 68 65 71 78 81 85 85 82 78 69 74
WIND DIR            SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD             8  9 10  8  6  8  5  4  3  9 11 12 14 16 14 14 11 14 23 27
WIND GUST                                                                 33 37
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B1 SC CL FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          70          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SLEET                                                          L  D  D
SNOW                                                  S  S  L  L        L  L
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           9 18 20 12  5  0 -2 -4  6 12 17 14 13 14 16 20 25 23 19  3
MIN CHILL              -3    10    -2    -6    -3    13    12    14    22     1


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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             1    14      -6    21      16    38      20    35
TEMP           6    1 13  9 -2   -6 15 20 17   16 33 34 24   20 32 32
DEWPT          0   -4  0 -1-10  -11  5  8 10   14 25 26 21   18 21 22
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ004-012200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      26           3          27          22          26
TEMP                16 24 26 20 15  9  6  3 12 23 27 25 23 23 23 22 26 22 19 13
DEWPT               11 13 14 12 10  7  4  3  8 13 18 17 18 19 20 20 22 17 13  6
RH                  80 62 60 71 80 91 91100 84 65 68 71 81 84 88 92 85 81 77 73
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD            11 13 16 11 11 11  6  3  6 14 16 16 20 19 14  8 17 27 29 28
WIND GUST                                                                 41 39
CLOUDS              B2 B2 SC FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.10        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                               S  C  C  L  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           4 12 14  8  2 -5 -7 -4  2 10 15 12  8  8 10 13 13  5  0 -8
MIN CHILL              -1     7    -6    -7    -2    11     7     9     3    -8


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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            -3     8      -9    19      15    36      19    33
TEMP           0   -3  7  4 -6   -9 13 18 16   15 32 32 23   19 30 30
DEWPT         -5   -7 -4 -5-14  -13  4 10 11   13 26 25 19   17 22 22
PWIND DIR          NW    NW       W    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ035-012200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      29           4          27          24          31
TEMP                19 26 29 21 16 12  8  4 12 22 27 25 24 24 26 27 31 30 26 16
DEWPT               12 16 17 12  9  6  4  3  8 12 18 17 18 21 22 25 26 23 19  7
RH                  74 65 60 68 73 76 83 95 84 65 68 71 77 88 85 92 81 75 74 67
WIND DIR            SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW NW  N NW
WIND SPD             9 10 12  9  9  9  5  4  5 10 13 14 18 18 17 13 12 17 26 24
WIND GUST                                                                 36
CLOUDS              B2 OV B1 FW CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          60          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.10        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
SNOW                                               S  C  C  L  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           8 16 18 10  4 -1 -2 -5  3 12 16 13 10 10 13 16 21 18 10 -2
MIN CHILL               1     9    -2    -5    -4    11     9    10    17    -2


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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            -2    12      -8    20      15    37      20    34
TEMP           3   -2 11  7 -3   -8 14 19 16   15 32 33 24   20 31 31
DEWPT         -3   -7 -2 -4-13  -13  5  9 10   14 26 25 21   18 21 21
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ094-012200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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          15          33          29          42
TEMP                23 29 31 27 22 19 17 15 21 29 33 32 29 31 33 34 40 42 38 27
DEWPT               17 18 19 18 17 13 13 11 15 17 20 19 22 25 29 30 32 33 28 19
RH                  77 63 61 68 81 77 84 84 77 60 58 58 75 78 85 85 73 70 67 71
WIND DIR             W  W  W NW NW NW NW  S  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW
WIND SPD             3  8 10  6  8  5  4  3  6  9 10 12 13 14 14 14 14 17 21 24
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     40           0           5          70          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.10        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                             C  C  L  L
RAIN                                                        L  L  L  L  C
SNOW                 S                                                     C
WIND CHILL          17 22 23 20 14 11 10  9 12 20 25 23 18 21 23 24 32 34 27 13
MIN CHILL              16    18    10     6     8    21    18    20    27    12


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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    22       5    28      20    44      25    42
TEMP          12    8 21 18  9    5 23 26 22   20 39 40 29   25 38 38
DEWPT          6    3  4  2  0   -1  7 10 12   14 24 27 25   22 24 24
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ017-012200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      25           4          24          21          28
TEMP                16 23 25 18 15 11  7  4  8 20 24 21 21 21 23 22 27 28 25 16
DEWPT               11 14 15 12  9  8  5  2  7 12 15 16 18 18 20 20 23 23 17  9
RH                  80 68 65 77 77 87 91 91 96 71 68 81 88 88 88 92 85 81 71 73
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SW NW  N NW
WIND SPD             9 10 14 11 11 11  8  5  2  9 11 13 18 18 14 12 11 18 25 28
WIND GUST                                                                 36 39
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          60          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  L
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           4 12 13  5  2 -3 -6 -7     9 13  8  6  6 10 10 17 15  9 -4
MIN CHILL               0     4    -3    -8    -6     8     6     8    12    -5


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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            -2     8     -11    16      12    35      19    31
TEMP           3   -2  7  4 -7  -11 10 15 13   12 30 32 23   19 28 28
DEWPT         -2   -7 -3 -5-13  -15  1  7  8   12 25 25 21   18 22 21
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ049-012200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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                      29           4          26          23          33
TEMP                18 26 28 20 16 11  8  4 12 22 26 23 23 24 27 29 33 33 32 20
DEWPT               12 17 19 15  9  6  3  2  6 12 16 16 19 20 23 25 29 28 24 15
RH                  77 68 68 81 73 80 79 91 76 65 65 74 84 84 85 85 85 82 72 81
WIND DIR            SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             6 11 10  6  8  9  5  5  2  6 10 10 13 17 16 16 12 14 20 25
WIND GUST                                                                    35
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 SC CL FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          70          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                         D  D
SLEET                                                             D  D
SNOW                                                  S  S  L  L        L  L
OBVIS                                                                  BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           8 16 19 11  5 -2 -2 -7    14 16 13 11 10 14 17 24 23 19  3
MIN CHILL               3    11    -2    -7    -4    12     9    10    19     3


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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             0    12      -8    18      13    36      21    34
TEMP           5    0 11  8 -3   -8 13 17 14   13 31 33 24   21 31 31
DEWPT          2   -5  0 -2-11  -12  2  6  7   13 24 25 23   19 22 21
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ086-012200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
759 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE             SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15
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           9          27          25          40
TEMP                19 26 31 25 18 14 11  9 15 24 27 26 26 25 28 33 36 40 38 28
DEWPT               15 18 20 16 14 10  8  7 11 15 20 19 20 22 25 27 31 33 32 21
RH                  84 71 63 68 84 84 87 91 84 68 74 74 78 88 88 78 82 76 79 75
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW
WIND SPD             3  8 10  9  8  8  6  6  3  6  8 10 12 16 16 16 16 14 20 23
CLOUDS              B2 OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30           0           0          70          80
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.12        0.20
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                                                      L  D  D
RAIN                                                              D  D  L  L
SLEET                                                       L
SNOW                 S                                S  S                 L
WIND CHILL          13 18 22 15  9  3  1 -2  9 16 19 16 14 12 16 22 27 32 27 14
MIN CHILL               8    14     2    -2     0    14    12    13    22    14


DATE               WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
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    19      -1    23      15    41      24    38
TEMP          12    6 18 14  4   -1 18 21 17   15 36 37 28   24 35 34
DEWPT          7    0  3  2 -5   -7  4  7  8   12 24 25 25   21 24 24
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW     W       S    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR          BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10    10       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$



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