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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

IAZ060-022200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      73          58          83          60          72
TEMP             58 65 70 72 71 64 61 59 60 72 80 82 80 70 65 62 61 66 70 72 70
DEWPT            43 50 53 54 55 53 52 52 52 56 58 59 58 59 57 56 54 54 55 57 55
RH               57 58 55 53 57 67 72 78 75 57 47 46 47 68 75 81 78 65 59 59 59
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          9 11 14 17 11 10 10 10  9 14 14 16 14  9  8  5  5  9 10 11 11
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          20          10          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.05           0        0.52        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          58    77      61    78      61    78      60    78
TEMP          61 59 74 75   65 62 76 76   65 62 76 75   64 61 75 75
DEWPT         55 54 60 59   57 57 59 58   56 57 60 58   59 56 59 56
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70    50      20    40      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ039-022200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      77          56          82          57          71
TEMP             54 65 73 76 74 65 61 58 58 70 78 81 78 67 62 59 58 65 69 71 68
DEWPT            42 46 50 52 52 53 52 51 52 55 58 59 58 60 57 54 51 48 46 45 46
RH               64 50 44 43 46 65 72 77 80 59 50 47 50 78 84 83 77 54 44 39 45
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S NE  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          6 11 14 17 14  9  9 10 10 16 17 17 17  6  5  6  8 13 13 11 12
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          80          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0        0.46        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S  S  S  S              D  D  C  C  S  S  C  C  L
TSTMS                      C  S  S  S  S              D  D  C  C  S  S  C  C  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          52    70      54    78      59    78      58    77
TEMP          56 53 67 68   58 56 75 75   63 61 75 75   62 59 74 74
DEWPT         46 47 52 55   55 54 60 56   58 56 61 58   60 56 58 55
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70    60      20    30      40    50      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ048-022200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      76          56          81          58          70
TEMP             51 63 72 75 73 65 60 58 58 70 78 80 78 68 63 60 59 64 68 70 68
DEWPT            45 50 53 54 55 53 52 52 52 57 60 59 59 59 57 55 53 50 50 52 51
RH               80 62 51 48 53 65 75 80 80 63 54 49 52 73 81 84 80 60 52 53 54
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD          8 13 16 16 13  9  9 10  9 14 16 17 13  8  5  8  6 14 12 12 12
CLOUDS           SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40          20          10          80          40
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.04           0        0.36        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S           S  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  S           S  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          54    74      58    77      58    77      58    76
TEMP          58 55 71 72   62 59 74 74   62 60 74 74   62 59 73 73
DEWPT         50 50 57 60   57 56 60 57   56 56 61 58   59 55 59 56
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70    60      30    40      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ004-022200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      80          56          84          50          70
TEMP             47 62 75 79 77 66 61 58 58 71 80 83 79 65 57 53 51 61 67 69 67
DEWPT            43 49 51 48 53 53 53 52 52 56 56 55 56 52 48 43 40 40 36 34 37
RH               86 62 43 34 43 63 75 80 80 59 44 38 45 63 72 69 66 46 32 27 33
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          8 10 12 14 14 14 13 12 12 13 13 14 16 12 11 12 12 18 19 16 14
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          50          40           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.37        0.18           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S                    S  C  C  C                    C
TSTMS                      S                    S  C  C  C                    C


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          50    68      54    76      57    75      56    76
TEMP          54 51 65 66   57 56 73 73   62 59 73 72   60 57 73 73
DEWPT         42 44 51 56   54 55 58 58   56 56 60 57   56 53 54 52
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE    SE       S     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      BZ    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         40    50      30    40      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ035-022200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      78          56          83          54          70
TEMP             50 63 73 77 75 65 61 58 58 71 79 82 79 66 60 56 55 63 68 70 68
DEWPT            43 50 54 54 54 53 52 51 51 56 58 58 57 57 55 51 45 44 43 42 45
RH               77 62 51 45 48 65 72 77 77 59 49 44 47 73 84 83 69 50 40 36 43
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  E  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          9 11 14 17 14 12 12 12 10 14 16 17 13 10  9 11 11 17 16 14 13
CLOUDS           FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          40          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.04        0.26        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S                 C  L  L  S  S  S  S  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S                 C  L  L  S  S  S  S  C  C  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          53    70      57    77      58    76      57    76
TEMP          57 54 68 68   60 58 74 74   62 60 74 73   61 58 73 73
DEWPT         47 46 54 58   56 55 59 57   55 55 61 57   57 54 57 54
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B2 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70    60      30    40      60    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    L  L  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    L  L  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ094-022200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      73          57          80          59          74
TEMP             56 64 70 72 71 64 61 58 59 69 77 79 77 68 64 61 60 67 72 74 72
DEWPT            41 49 52 54 54 52 51 52 52 57 59 60 58 58 56 56 56 58 60 60 59
RH               57 58 53 53 55 65 70 80 78 66 54 52 52 70 75 84 87 73 66 62 64
WIND DIR          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  E
WIND SPD          9 11 13 12 11  9 10 11  9 16 18 16 14 10  9  8  6  6  9  9  8
CLOUDS           OV B2 OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          20          10          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.01           0        0.52        0.30
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L
TSTMS                S  C  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          61    77      61    76      60    76      59    77
TEMP          64 62 75 75   65 62 74 74   64 61 74 74   63 60 74 74
DEWPT         59 58 60 58   57 56 58 57   55 57 62 59   58 57 62 59
PWIND DIR        SE     S       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70    30      20    40      50    50      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ017-022200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      78          55          81          53          71
TEMP             47 61 73 77 75 65 60 57 57 69 77 80 77 65 59 55 54 62 68 70 68
DEWPT            41 47 51 53 52 52 52 51 51 56 58 58 58 56 54 50 44 43 40 38 41
RH               79 60 46 43 45 63 75 80 80 63 52 47 52 73 83 83 69 50 36 31 37
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  E  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          9 13 13 17 14 11 12 12 12 16 17 16 14  9  8 12 13 18 16 13 12
CLOUDS           FW FW B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          70          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.19        0.24           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S              S  C  L  L  S  S              C
TSTMS                      S  S  S              S  C  L  L  S  S              C


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          51    67      53    78      58    76      56    76
TEMP          55 52 65 65   56 55 75 75   63 60 74 73   60 57 73 73
DEWPT         44 45 51 55   54 54 59 57   56 55 61 58   59 54 57 54
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      BZ    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV   OV B1 B1 B1   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40    50      30    40      40    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ049-022200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      75          56          82          58          70
TEMP             53 63 71 74 72 64 60 58 58 70 78 81 79 68 63 60 59 64 68 70 68
DEWPT            43 48 52 53 54 53 52 51 52 56 60 60 59 59 57 55 53 52 51 51 50
RH               69 58 51 48 53 67 75 77 80 61 54 49 50 73 81 84 80 65 54 51 52
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          9 16 17 17 13 10 11 12 11 18 18 18 14  9  8  9  9 14 14 11 13
CLOUDS           SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          80          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.04           0        0.50        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S  S  S  S              D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                      C  S  S  S  S              D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          54    72      56    78      58    78      58    76
TEMP          58 55 69 70   60 58 75 75   63 60 75 75   62 59 73 73
DEWPT         49 50 56 59   57 56 60 58   57 57 62 59   60 56 60 57
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70    60      20    30      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ086-022200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
651 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      74          56          81          60          74
TEMP             58 65 71 73 71 64 60 57 58 70 78 80 78 69 65 62 61 68 72 74 72
DEWPT            43 47 50 52 54 52 51 52 52 57 59 59 58 59 58 58 56 59 60 59 59
RH               57 52 47 48 55 65 72 83 80 63 52 49 50 70 78 87 84 73 66 59 64
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE NE  E
WIND SPD          9 10 13 13 10  9  9  9 10 14 17 17 13  9  8  8  8  8  8  6  9
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.05           0        0.44        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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          59    77      59    80      59    79      59    78
TEMP          62 60 74 75   63 60 77 77   64 61 76 76   63 60 75 75
DEWPT         58 57 62 60   57 57 59 58   56 57 62 60   60 57 62 60
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70    40      20    30      40    50      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$



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