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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

IAZ060-022200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          26          37           7          18
TEMP                21 28 32 27 26 28 30 32 35 37 34 25 18 12  9  8  9 18 16 15
DEWPT               12 16 19 18 20 21 24 28 30 30 27 17 12  3  2  0 -1  2  1  0
RH                  68 60 58 68 78 75 78 85 82 75 75 71 77 66 72 69 63 49 51 50
WIND DIR             E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             3  6 10 12 12 13 14 14 14 19 24 24 20 18 16 14 17 14 14 12
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          70          70          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FRZG RAIN                              L  L
RAIN                                      L  L  C
SLEET                            S  C
SNOW                             S              C  S
WIND CHILL             21 23 16 15 17 19 22 25 27 22 10  1 -6 -8 -9 -9  3  1  1
MIN CHILL              14    16    15    16    22    10    -6   -10   -11     0


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    24      17    42      25    41      23    44
TEMP           4   -2 16 24 19   17 37 38 29   25 38 37 27   23 40 40
DEWPT         -5   -7  1  5  8   13 22 23 21   20 26 26 23   19 26 28
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ039-022200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          22          33           0          10
TEMP                10 22 26 24 22 23 27 28 30 33 30 21 12  6  2  0  2  9  9  6
DEWPT                4 12 16 16 17 19 22 24 27 28 25 16  9  1 -1 -4 -4 -1 -3 -5
RH                  76 65 65 71 81 84 81 85 88 82 81 81 87 79 87 83 75 63 57 60
WIND DIR            NW  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             2  4  9  8 11 14 18 17 14 16 23 24 21 20 18 16 19 19 18 12
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          90         100          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
SLEET                                  L  D  D
SNOW                                S  L        L  C
OBVIS                                             BS BS BS
WIND CHILL             15 17 15 10 10 14 16 19 22 17  4 -7-14-19-20-19-10-10-10
MIN CHILL              -9    14     9    11    16     3   -14   -20   -21   -11


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    14       8    34      19    35      17    35
TEMP          -5  -11 10 11  9    8 29 31 22   19 32 31 21   17 31 31
DEWPT        -10  -14 -2  2  3    8 22 22 17   18 26 24 19   15 24 26
PWIND DIR          NW     W       S    SW       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ048-022200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          24          34           3          14
TEMP                16 26 29 25 24 25 29 31 33 34 32 21 14  8  5  3  5 13 13 11
DEWPT                9 16 19 18 19 20 23 28 29 28 24 15  8  1  0 -3 -3  1 -1 -1
RH                  73 65 66 74 81 81 78 88 85 78 72 77 76 72 79 75 69 58 53 57
WIND DIR             E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             2  8 10 11 11 13 14 14 13 20 25 25 20 19 17 16 17 14 17 12
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          80          80          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.09           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FLURRIES                C
FRZG RAIN                                 D
RAIN                                      D  D
SLEET                               C  L
SNOW                                            C  S
WIND CHILL             18 20 14 13 13 17 20 24 23 18  4 -4-11-14-16-14 -4 -4 -4
MIN CHILL               7    14    12    14    21     4   -13   -17   -17    -5


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    20      13    38      21    37      19    39
TEMP          -2   -7 13 19 15   13 33 34 25   21 34 33 23   19 35 35
DEWPT         -8  -11  0  5  7   13 23 23 19   19 26 24 20   17 25 27
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ004-022200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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                      27          22          28          -4           7
TEMP                13 24 27 23 23 22 23 25 28 26 20 11  5  2 -1 -4 -1  5  7  4
DEWPT                6 14 18 19 19 19 20 21 22 19 14  7  0 -3 -4 -7 -7 -5 -5 -5
RH                  73 65 68 84 84 88 88 84 78 74 77 83 79 79 87 86 75 62 57 65
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             5 13 16 17 19 18 13 12 17 29 33 26 21 18 17 14 18 20 19 14
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          90         100          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           1           1
FLURRIES                   C  C
SNOW                                S  L  D  D  C  C
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           3 12 15  9  8  7 10 14 16  9  0-10-16-19-22-24-23-16-13-15
MIN CHILL               1     9     6     7     9   -10   -20   -25   -26   -16


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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           -10    18      13    34      19    35      18    36
TEMP          -7  -10 12 16 14   13 30 31 22   19 32 31 22   18 32 32
DEWPT        -12  -13  1  7  8   12 22 21 17   19 26 23 15   17 27 26
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ035-022200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          24          33           0          11
TEMP                15 25 28 25 24 25 28 29 33 32 28 17 10  5  2  0  3 10 10  7
DEWPT                7 15 19 18 19 20 22 25 27 24 19  9  4 -1 -3 -6 -4 -1 -2 -5
RH                  70 65 68 74 81 81 78 85 78 72 68 70 76 76 79 75 72 60 57 57
WIND DIR             S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             5  9 12 14 16 17 17 13 12 21 27 25 19 16 16 14 17 17 19 12
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          90         100          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.10           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
FLURRIES                C
RAIN                                         D
SLEET                               S  L  D
SNOW                                S        D  C  S
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           6 16 17 13 11 11 16 18 24 19 13 -1 -9-13-17-19-17 -8 -8 -9
MIN CHILL              -8    13    10    12    19    -3   -14   -19   -20    -9


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    20      14    36      20    36      18    37
TEMP          -4   -9 13 19 15   14 31 33 24   20 33 32 22   18 33 33
DEWPT        -11  -13  1  6  8   13 22 22 17   18 25 24 17   15 25 27
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW       W    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ094-022200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          27          39          10          22
TEMP                24 32 34 28 27 29 31 32 33 39 37 28 21 15 11 10 12 22 20 20
DEWPT               16 19 21 20 21 25 27 31 32 34 29 20 16  6  5  2  3  3  4  3
RH                  71 58 58 71 78 85 85 96 96 82 72 71 81 67 76 69 66 43 49 47
WIND DIR             E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             6  8 11 10 12 13 14 14 16 19 23 23 19 18 17 16 16 14 14 13
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          60          60          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.07           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                        S  C  C  L
RAIN                                      L  L  S
SNOW                                               S
WIND CHILL          17 25 26 19 16 18 20 22 22 29 25 14  6 -2 -6 -7 -5  9  6  7
MIN CHILL              10    19    16    18    22    13    -2    -7    -7     6


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    28      19    43      27    47      25    45
TEMP          11    5 21 28 21   19 38 40 31   27 43 42 30   25 41 41
DEWPT          0   -4  3  7  8   13 22 25 23   23 29 28 23   21 28 30
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ017-022200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          21          30          -3           7
TEMP                10 21 25 22 21 21 25 26 28 30 26 14  6  3 -1 -3  0  6  7  4
DEWPT                4 13 16 17 17 18 20 22 24 24 17 10  3 -1 -4 -6 -7 -4 -4 -6
RH                  76 71 68 81 84 88 81 85 85 78 68 84 87 83 87 86 71 62 60 62
WIND DIR            SW  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             4  8 11 14 16 16 14 14 12 21 29 27 21 21 18 18 19 21 19 16
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          90         100          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.13           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           1           1
FLURRIES                   C
SLEET                                     D
SNOW                                S  L  D  D  L  C
OBVIS                                          BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL           2 12 14  9  7  7 13 14 17 17  9 -6-15-20-23-25-22-16-14-15
MIN CHILL             -15     9     7     8    14    -6   -20   -25   -26   -16


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    14      10    33      18    33      16    34
TEMP          -7  -12  9 12 11   10 28 30 21   18 30 29 20   16 30 30
DEWPT        -12  -14 -1  3  5   10 22 21 16   18 25 23 16   14 24 26
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ049-022200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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                      27          23          35           2          12
TEMP                14 24 27 24 23 25 28 30 33 35 32 22 14  6  3  2  3 11 11  9
DEWPT                7 14 17 17 19 20 23 26 28 29 26 17 10  2 -1 -3 -3  0 -1 -2
RH                  73 65 65 74 84 81 81 85 82 78 78 81 84 83 83 79 75 60 57 60
WIND DIR             N SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             3  5  9 10 13 16 18 18 16 18 25 26 21 20 18 17 18 19 19 12
CLOUDS              SC B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          90          90          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.11           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
FRZG RAIN                                 D  D
RAIN                                         D  C
SLEET                               C  L
SNOW                                C           C  C
OBVIS                                                BS BS
WIND CHILL             17 18 14 11 12 16 18 22 24 19  5 -4-14-17-18-17 -8 -7 -7
MIN CHILL              -1    14    11    13    17     4   -14   -19   -19    -8


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    17      10    36      20    35      18    37
TEMP          -3   -9 12 15 12   10 31 33 24   20 32 31 22   18 33 33
DEWPT         -8  -13  0  3  5   10 23 23 18   19 26 24 21   16 24 27
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S    SW       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$
IAZ086-022200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
729 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
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          25          40           7          18
TEMP                21 27 31 25 26 28 30 32 34 39 38 30 21 13  9  7  9 18 17 15
DEWPT               13 16 19 18 20 21 25 29 30 33 31 22 17  6  3  1  2  3  3  1
RH                  71 63 61 74 78 75 81 88 85 79 76 72 84 73 76 76 72 51 53 53
WIND DIR            NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             4  5  8 11 12 16 17 17 18 17 21 25 20 20 17 17 18 16 17 13
CLOUDS              SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          70          70          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FRZG RAIN                           C  L  L
RAIN                                      L  L  C  C
SLEET                            S  C              C
SNOW                             S                 C
WIND CHILL          15 21 24 14 15 16 18 21 23 30 28 16  5 -5-10-12-10  3  1  0
MIN CHILL               6    14    14    16    20    15    -7   -12   -12    -1


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
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    22      13    41      24    42      23    43
TEMP           4   -2 17 20 15   13 35 37 28   24 38 38 27   23 39 39
DEWPT         -3   -7  1  4  5    9 22 24 22   21 28 27 24   21 26 29
PWIND DIR          NW     W       S    SW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$



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