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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

IAZ060-112200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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          14          30           7          18
TEMP             29 30 34 34 29 24 20 16 15 17 25 30 28 26 19 15  8  8 13 18 12
DEWPT            25 28 30 30 26 21 15 10  9 10 14 19 20 20 14  9  1 -1  0  3  3
RH               85 92 85 85 88 88 81 77 77 73 62 63 71 78 80 77 72 66 55 51 66
WIND DIR         SE SE  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  W NW NW  N NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD          6  5  4 10 12 13 11  9  6  4  6 10  8 10 13 13 11  9  8  8  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     20           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                 S  S  S
WIND CHILL       22 24    25 19 12  8  4  5  9 17 22 20 16  6  0 -7 -5  2  8  2
MIN CHILL        18    22    19     7     3     5    19     5    -7    -8     1


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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    18       6    18      11    23      15    16
TEMP          11    8 18 14  8    6 15 18 13   13 16 20 22   17 13 10
DEWPT          4    4  6  5  2    2  4  7  7    8 13 17 19   14 10  6
PWIND DIR           W    NW      NW    SW      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC FW   SC B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10     5       0     5      30    50      40    30
SNOW                                       S    C  C  C  C    C  S  C

$$
IAZ039-112200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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           7          19           1           9
TEMP             24 26 30 32 29 24 18 13 11  9 14 19 18 19 14  9  3  1  5  9  2
DEWPT            23 25 28 28 27 21 15  7  7  5 10 14 13 16 11  5 -2 -3  0  4  0
RH               96 96 92 85 92 88 88 76 83 83 84 80 80 88 88 83 79 83 79 80 91
WIND DIR         SE SE  S NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  W NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD          9  8  3  4  8 11 11  9  6  5  4  6  5  6 12 11 10  9  8  8  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SNOW              C  C  C  S
WIND CHILL       15 18       20 12  5  1  1 -1  6 10 10 10  0 -6-12-14 -8 -3-11
MIN CHILL         9    14    18     4    -2    -2     6    -2   -14   -15   -14
WINTER STORM      W


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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             0     9      -6     9       2    17      12    15
TEMP           1    1  9  6 -3   -5  8  5  3    7 12 17 17   14 13 11
DEWPT          0    0  4  2 -3   -5  1  2  2    6 10 14 15   14 11  8
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     W      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0     5       0     0      40    60      50    30
SNOW                                            C  L  L  C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ048-112200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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           9          26           3          15
TEMP             26 29 33 32 28 21 17 12 11 12 21 26 22 21 15 10  5  4 10 15  8
DEWPT            23 27 28 28 24 19 12  7  7  8 13 18 17 17 11  5 -1 -2  1  6  4
RH               88 92 82 85 85 92 80 80 83 84 71 71 81 84 84 80 76 75 66 67 83
WIND DIR         SE SE  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          8  6  3 11 12 13 13  9  5  4  6  9  6 10 14 12 11  9  8  9  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                    S
WIND CHILL       19 22    23 17  8  3 -1  2  4 12 17 14 10 -1 -6-12-10 -2  2 -3
MIN CHILL        16    18    16     2    -3     0    14    -1   -12   -12    -6


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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             5    15       1    16       8    20      12    14
TEMP           8    6 15  9  3    2 12 16 13   10 15 18 20   14 12  8
DEWPT          3    3  6  5  1    0  4  7  7    9 13 15 16   12  8  5
PWIND DIR           W    NW      NW     W      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   SC B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5     5       0     5      40    50      40    30
SNOW                                       S    C  C  C  C    C  S  C

$$
IAZ004-112200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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                      26          -2          18          -3           9
TEMP             22 24 26 24 17  9  5  0  2  4 14 18 14 11  3 -1 -3 -2  5  9  4
DEWPT            20 21 22 21 16  7  3 -2 -1  0  8 13 11  7 -1 -5 -7 -7 -1  3  1
RH               92 88 85 88 96 91 91 91 87 83 76 80 88 83 83 83 82 79 76 76 87
WIND DIR          E  E NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S SW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          8  4  9 13 12 13 12  8  8  6  8 11 11 16 13 11 10 10 13 13 11
WIND GUST                                               26
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S  S
WIND CHILL       13 17 17 12  4 -7-12-14-12 -8  3  5  0 -7-15-18-20-19-12 -7-12
MIN CHILL         5    14     4   -12   -15   -12    -1   -15   -21   -21   -13


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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            -1     8      -8    10       2    15       5     9
TEMP           3   -1  8  3 -6   -6  8  7  3    6 14 14 15    7  8  6
DEWPT         -1   -3  2 -1 -6   -6  2  3  2    5  9 11 10    3  3  0
PWIND DIR           W     W       W    SW      SE    SE       N    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0      50    60      60    20
SNOW                                       S    C  L  C  L    C  S

$$
IAZ035-112200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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                      30           5          23           1          12
TEMP             24 25 30 29 23 16 12  8  7  8 18 23 19 18 10  7  2  2  8 12  7
DEWPT            21 24 25 24 21 13  7  4  3  4 12 17 13 15  6  1 -4 -4  1  6  1
RH               88 96 81 81 92 88 80 83 83 83 77 77 77 88 83 76 75 75 72 76 76
WIND DIR         SE SE NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD          9  5  6 12 10 11 10  8  4  5  8 10  8 11 13 10  8  9 10 11  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 OV SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW
WIND CHILL       14 18 23 18 13  3 -1 -5 -2 -2  8 12  9  5 -6 -9-12-13 -6 -2 -7
MIN CHILL        10    14    12    -3    -6    -3     9    -7   -12   -14    -8


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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             3    12      -2    13       7    18       9    12
TEMP           4    3 11  8 -1    0 11 13  8    9 14 16 18   11 10  8
DEWPT          0    1  5  1 -3   -2  4  5  6    7 11 13 15    9  6  3
PWIND DIR           W     W       W    SW      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0     5       0     5      50    60      50    30
SNOW                                       S    C  L  C  C    C  C  S

$$
IAZ094-112200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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          15          34          11          20
TEMP             32 32 36 36 32 25 21 16 16 18 28 34 30 27 23 19 12 11 15 20 15
DEWPT            27 31 31 30 27 22 17 14 12 13 17 20 21 21 19 14  6  4  1  3  2
RH               81 96 82 79 81 88 84 92 84 80 63 56 69 78 84 80 76 73 53 47 55
WIND DIR         SE  S SW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD          9  6  4 11 12 13 10  9  5  5  8 10  8 10 12 12 12 11  8  6  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  S
SNOW              S  C  C  S
WIND CHILL       24 26    28 22 13  9  4  7 10 20 26 22 18 11  5 -4 -4  4 11  7
MIN CHILL        23    23    21     8     4     7    22    10    -5    -6     6


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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    22       8    21      13    26      17    18
TEMP          15   12 21 18 10    9 19 20 15   15 19 23 25   20 15 13
DEWPT          3    6  6  5  3    3  5  9  8   10 15 19 22   17 12  9
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW     S      SE    SE      NE     N
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    20       5    10      20    50      40    40
SNOW                S  S                        S  C  C  C    C  S  C

$$
IAZ017-112200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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                      28           2          16          -3           8
TEMP             23 25 27 28 23 17 12  8  7  5 12 16 12 14  6  2 -2 -3  3  8  2
DEWPT            21 23 24 25 22 15  8  3  3  1  8 12 10 12  4 -1 -5 -6 -1  3  1
RH               92 92 88 88 96 92 84 79 83 83 84 84 91 92 91 87 87 86 83 79 95
WIND DIR         SE SE SW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD         10  6  4 10 12 13 13 10  6  6  6  8  6 12 16 12 11  9 10 11 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40           5          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SNOW              C  S
WIND CHILL       12 17    18 11  3 -3 -7 -6 -7  1  5  1  0-12-15-20-19-12 -7-13
MIN CHILL         5    13    10    -5    -9    -8     0   -12   -20   -20   -14
WINTER STORM      W


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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            -2     6      -7     7       1    15       8    12
TEMP           0   -2  6  4 -5   -5  6  5  1    7 12 14 17   10 10  7
DEWPT         -1   -2  2  0 -5   -5  0  1  1    5  9 11 13    9  7  4
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     W      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0      40    60      50    30
SNOW                                            C  L  C  C    C  C  S

$$
IAZ049-112200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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           8          22           2          11
TEMP             25 27 30 32 28 22 16 12 11 10 17 22 20 21 15  9  3  2  6 11  4
DEWPT            23 26 28 29 26 21 14  7  7  7 12 17 16 17 11  5 -1 -2  0  5  2
RH               92 96 92 88 92 96 92 80 83 87 80 81 84 84 84 83 83 83 76 76 91
WIND DIR         SE SE  S NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD         10  9  4  8 12 13 13 10  6  5  6  9  6  9 14 12 12 10 10 10  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW SC SC SC B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
SNOW              S  S  C  S
WIND CHILL       15 19    25 17  9  2 -2  0  0  8 12 11 10 -1 -6-14-14 -9 -2 -9
MIN CHILL        12    15    17     0    -3    -2     9    -2   -14   -16   -11


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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             2    12      -3    12       4    18      12    13
TEMP           5    4 12  7 -1   -2  8 11  4    8 12 17 19   14 11  8
DEWPT          1    2  6  3 -1   -2  2  5  4    7 10 14 16   14  9  6
PWIND DIR           W     W      NW     W       E    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5     5       0     0      40    60      50    30
SNOW                                            C  C  L  C    C  C  C

$$
IAZ086-112200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
336 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

DATE             SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE 12/13/16
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          16          30          10          17
TEMP             31 32 35 35 33 28 23 19 17 18 25 30 29 27 24 19 12 10 13 17 11
DEWPT            25 28 30 31 29 24 19 14 12 12 15 18 20 21 19 14  5  2  1  3  1
RH               78 85 82 85 85 85 84 80 80 77 65 60 69 78 81 80 73 69 58 53 63
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S SW NW NW  N NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD         10  9  6  6 11 14 14 12  8  6  6  9  8  9 12 14 13 11  9  8  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     50          10           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00
RAIN                    C
SNOW              S  C  C  C
WIND CHILL       22 24 29 29 24 17 10  7  7  9 17 22 21 18 12  5 -4 -6  1  7  1
MIN CHILL        21    22    23    10     5     7    19    11    -5    -7    -1


DATE               WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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    19       6    18      11    23      17    19
TEMP          11    8 19 13  8    7 15 18 13   12 17 21 23   20 17 14
DEWPT          3    5  7  5  3    2  3  5  5    7 13 17 20   18 15 11
PWIND DIR           W    NW      NW    NW      SE    SE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10       0     5      20    50      40    40
SNOW                                            S  C  C  C    C  S  C

$$



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