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National Weather Service Des Moines IA
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

IAZ060-232200-
Des Moines-Polk IA
41.54N  93.65W Elev. 924 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      58          54          68          45          53
Temp                      57 58 56 56 54 55 61 65 68 65 57 53 48 45 46 49 53 51
Dewpt                     40 44 45 44 46 48 50 51 52 51 51 46 43 42 23 43 42 41
RH                        53 59 66 64 74 77 67 60 57 60 80 77 83 89 40 80 66 68
Wind dir                  SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind spd                  16 12  9 10 11 10 10 10  9  8  6  8 11 10 12 12 12 10
Wind gust                                                              23
Clouds                    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     10          10          60          70          60
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0        0.19        0.24        0.18
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
Tstms                                           S  S  S


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          41    55      43    59      41    59      40    58
Temp          44 41 51 54   46 43 56 57   47 41 55 56   45 40 53 56
Dewpt         39 39 43 44   43 41 44 43   40 37 41 40   39 36 38 38
PWind dir         N     N       N     N       N    NE      NE     E
Wind char        GN    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV B2 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         40     5      30    30       5    20       5    30
Rain           C  S                S

$$
IAZ039-232200-
Waterloo/Cedar Falls-Black Hawk IA
42.55N  92.40W Elev. 865 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      43          42          63          41          49
Temp                      42 43 44 44 45 46 54 62 63 57 51 47 44 41 42 46 49 48
Dewpt                     35 37 39 39 42 45 47 52 53 49 45 42 40 40 22 42 41 41
RH                        76 79 82 82 89 96 77 70 70 75 80 83 86 96 44 86 74 77
Wind dir                  SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind spd                  16 13 12 12  8  8  8  8  5  8 10 11 12 13 14 14 13 12
Wind gust                 26                                           25
Clouds                    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     40          30          80          90          70
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.03        0.18        0.32        0.15
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                       S              C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
Rain shwrs                    S  S  S  C
Tstms                      S                       S
Wind chill                34 36 37 37                         37 33 34 39
Min chill              30    31    35    36                      32    32


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          38    51      41    55      38    56      36    55
Temp          41 38 48 50   43 41 52 52   43 38 52 52   41 36 51 52
Dewpt         38 38 44 45   42 40 45 44   39 36 40 39   36 32 38 38
PWind dir        NE     N       N     N       N     N      NE     E
Wind char        GN    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC B1   B1 SC SC B1
PoP 12hr         30    20      20    30       5     5       5     5
Rain           C  C  S

$$
IAZ048-232200-
Ames-Story IA
41.99N  93.62W Elev. 936 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      53          50          65          42          50
Temp                      51 53 51 50 52 52 58 63 64 61 53 48 44 42 44 47 50 48
Dewpt                     38 42 43 43 46 47 51 52 52 50 45 43 41 41 22 42 40 40
RH                        61 66 74 77 80 83 77 67 65 67 74 83 89 96 41 83 68 74
Wind dir                  SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N
Wind spd                  16 12 10  9  9  8  9  9  8  8  9 10 11 11 13 13 12 11
Wind gust                                                              24 23
Clouds                    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     50          20          70          80          70
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.02        0.20        0.23        0.16
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  S
Rain shwrs                       S  S  S
Tstms                                              S  S
Wind chill                                                    38 36 37
Min chill              36    39                                  36    35


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          39    52      41    57      39    58      37    57
Temp          42 39 49 51   44 41 53 55   44 39 54 55   43 37 52 54
Dewpt         38 38 43 43   42 40 45 43   39 37 41 40   37 34 37 38
PWind dir         N     N       N     N       N    NE      NE     E
Wind char        GN    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30    10      30    30       5    10       5    20
Rain           S  S

$$
IAZ004-232200-
Estherville-Emmet IA
43.40N  94.75W Elev. 1315 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      46          43          48          35          44
Temp                      44 46 48 47 47 44 43 44 48 45 40 39 36 35 36 41 44 43
Dewpt                     36 40 42 41 42 42 39 39 40 39 37 36 34 34 18 36 37 37
RH                        73 79 80 79 83 93 86 82 74 79 89 89 92 96 47 82 76 79
Wind dir                  SE SE SE SE  E  N  N  N NE  N NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE
Wind spd                  18 13 12  8  5  9 12 14 14 17 17 16 17 17 16 16 13 12
Wind gust                                            27 27
Clouds                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     60          80          90          90          40
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.33        0.42        0.28        0.03
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                       S              D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C
Rain shwrs                    C  C  L  L
Tstms                         S  C  S  S           S
Wind chill                36             38 37 37    38 31 30 26 25 26 33 38 37
Min chill              26    31    39    38    35    36    29    23    23    34


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          35    46      37    54      36    54      36    53
Temp          36 35 43 45   38 37 50 52   40 36 51 51   40 36 50 49
Dewpt         35 35 39 40   37 37 41 41   36 35 38 37   34 33 36 37
PWind dir        NE     N       N     N       N    NE       E    SE
Wind char        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2
PoP 12hr         10    10      10    20       5     5       5    20

$$
IAZ035-232200-
Fort Dodge-Webster IA
42.55N  94.18W Elev. 1165 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      51          49          57          39          47
Temp                      51 51 52 53 53 49 53 54 57 53 47 43 41 39 39 43 47 45
Dewpt                     38 42 43 44 47 46 47 46 48 44 40 39 37 37 20 39 39 39
RH                        61 71 71 71 80 89 80 74 72 71 76 86 85 92 46 86 74 79
Wind dir                  SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind spd                  19 14 13 13  8  8  8  8  9 12 13 14 14 14 14 14 12 11
Clouds                    OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     50          60          80          80          60
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.12        0.29        0.29        0.14
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      L  L  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  S
Rain shwrs                    C  C  C  C
Tstms                            S  S              S
Wind chill                                                 36 33 31 31 36    39
Min chill              36    38                            36    31    30    37


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          37    50      40    56      38    56      38    55
Temp          39 37 46 48   41 40 52 53   43 38 51 51   42 38 51 52
Dewpt         37 36 42 42   40 38 44 42   38 36 39 38   37 34 37 38
PWind dir        NE     N       N     N       N    NE       E     E
Wind char        GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2
PoP 12hr         20    10      30    20       0     5      10    20
Rain           S

$$
IAZ094-232200-
Lamoni-Decatur IA
40.63N  93.90W Elev. 1125 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      66          56          68          47          55
Temp                      65 66 62 60 58 57 62 65 68 64 57 53 51 47 50 52 55 53
Dewpt                     43 47 47 48 48 48 49 50 52 51 51 50 48 46 24 45 43 42
RH                        45 50 58 64 69 72 62 58 57 63 80 89 89 96 36 77 64 66
Wind dir                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind spd                  18 14 11 11 12 12 13 13 12  9  8  6  8  9 13 12 12 11
Wind gust                                23 27
Clouds                    B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                      5           5          70          70          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.20        0.29        0.13
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
Tstms                                           L  L  C  C  S


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          41    57      44    60      41    61      41    60
Temp          45 41 53 56   48 44 55 57   48 41 57 58   46 41 55 57
Dewpt         40 40 43 44   43 43 44 43   40 38 41 39   39 37 40 39
PWind dir         N    NW      NE     N       N    NE      NE     E
Wind char        GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV B2 B2 B1   OV OV OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2
PoP 12hr         30     5      50    50       5    10       5    30
Rain           C                C  L

$$
IAZ017-232200-
Mason City-Cerro Gordo IA
43.16N  93.33W Elev. 1189 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      43          41          54          36          44
Temp                      41 43 42 43 44 43 47 51 54 48 43 41 38 36 38 41 44 43
Dewpt                     35 38 39 38 40 42 42 45 46 43 38 37 36 36 19 37 38 38
RH                        79 82 89 82 86 96 83 80 74 83 82 85 92100 46 85 79 82
Wind dir                  SE SE SE SE SE  S  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind spd                  18 14 13 10  8  6  6  8 10 12 14 14 16 16 16 16 13 12
Wind gust                                                     26
Clouds                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     60          70          80          90          60
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.17        0.34        0.32        0.11
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                       S              L  L  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  S
Rain shwrs                    C  C  C  C
Wind chill                32 36 34 37                   36 33 29 27 29 33 38 37
Min chill              26    29    33    37    39          32    26    26    34


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          34    47      38    53      35    54      35    53
Temp          37 34 44 45   40 38 51 50   41 35 50 50   40 35 49 49
Dewpt         35 34 41 42   39 38 43 41   36 34 39 38   35 32 37 37
PWind dir        NE     N       N     N       N    NE      NE     E
Wind char        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    20      30    20       5     5       5    10
Rain           S  S

$$
IAZ049-232200-
Marshalltown-Marshall IA
42.11N  92.91W Elev. 972 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      47          47          64          42          49
Temp                      46 47 47 48 49 50 57 62 63 59 52 48 44 42 43 47 49 47
Dewpt                     35 39 40 40 44 46 50 52 52 51 48 44 42 41 22 42 41 41
RH                        65 74 76 74 83 86 77 70 67 75 86 86 93 96 43 83 74 79
Wind dir                  SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind spd                  19 16 13 11 11 10 11 11  9  9  9 11 13 13 16 16 14 13
Clouds                    OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     30          20          70          80          70
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.01        0.15        0.25        0.16
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      C  C  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
Rain shwrs                       S  S  S
Tstms                                              S
Wind chill                39                                  37 35 35
Min chill              29    33                                  34    34


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          38    52      41    56      37    57      36    56
Temp          40 38 48 50   43 41 53 53   43 37 53 52   41 36 52 53
Dewpt         38 37 44 43   42 40 44 43   38 35 40 39   37 33 37 37
PWind dir         N     N       N     N       N     N      NE     E
Wind char        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 OV B2   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30    10      30    30       5    20       5    10
Rain           C  C

$$
IAZ086-232200-
Ottumwa-Wapello IA
41.11N  92.45W Elev. 836 ft
137 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date             Thu 03/23/17            Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      53          51          70          50          58
Temp                      51 53 52 52 53 54 62 68 69 64 57 55 53 50 51 55 58 56
Dewpt                     37 40 42 43 46 48 51 51 51 52 53 51 50 49 27 47 46 45
RH                        59 61 69 71 77 80 67 54 53 65 86 86 89 96 39 74 64 66
Wind dir                  SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E NE NE NE NE  N  N
Wind spd                  18 16 12 11 11 11 12 14 13  9  9  8  8  9 11 12 12 11
Wind gust                                21 24
Clouds                    B2 B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
PoP 12hr                     10           5          70          80          70
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0        0.14        0.41        0.28
Snow 12hr                 00-00       00-00       00-00
Rain                                      C  C  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  C  C  C
Tstms                                           S  C  C  S  S


Date          Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

Min/Max          42    57      44    60      41    60      39    60
Temp          46 42 52 55   47 44 56 59   46 41 56 57   45 39 55 58
Dewpt         42 41 46 45   43 43 47 44   41 39 42 39   39 36 38 38
PWind dir         N    NW       N     N       N     N      NE     E
Wind char        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
Avg clouds    OV OV OV B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         50    10      50    60      10    10       5    30
Rain           C  C                C  S                           C

$$



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