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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

IAZ060-052200-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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          61          77          64          77
TEMP                      75 74 68 63 62 62 70 76 77 74 68 65 64 65 70 75 77 75
DEWPT                     60 60 60 59 58 57 59 61 61 61 59 58 57 58 61 64 65 63
RH                        60 62 76 87 87 84 68 60 58 64 73 78 78 78 73 69 67 66
WIND DIR                   S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                  10  9  8  8  6  9 13 18 18 16 12 16 14 16 18 20 18 14
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 OV B2 OV B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.09        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S              C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          60    71      55    70      56    74      54    67
TEMP          64 60 69 69   59 56 68 69   60 57 70 72   59 55 63 65
DEWPT         61 56 58 56   53 51 54 56   56 54 58 57   53 49 47 47
PWIND DIR        SW     N       N    NE       E     E      SE     W
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    50      40    50      60    60      40    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    L  L  L  L    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    L  L  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ039-052200-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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                      68          57          78          63          77
TEMP                      63 66 68 64 58 59 70 76 78 74 70 66 64 64 70 75 77 73
DEWPT                     56 58 58 57 56 57 60 59 57 60 59 59 58 57 59 62 63 62
RH                        78 75 70 78 93 93 71 56 48 62 68 78 81 78 68 64 62 68
WIND DIR                   E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                  11 12  9  9  9  9 11 16 18 16 11 13 14 17 19 20 20 17
WIND GUST                                                              31
CLOUDS                    OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0        0.08        0.05        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          60    72      52    70      51    71      49    65
TEMP          64 61 70 69   58 53 67 67   55 52 66 66   54 51 61 62
DEWPT         61 55 58 55   52 48 54 53   53 48 53 54   50 48 47 45
PWIND DIR        SW    NW       N    NE       E     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    40      40    40      40    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ048-052200-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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          60          76          62          75
TEMP                      70 70 67 63 61 61 69 74 76 72 68 64 62 63 67 73 75 72
DEWPT                     60 60 60 60 59 58 59 60 61 61 59 59 57 58 60 64 64 63
RH                        71 71 78 90 93 90 70 62 60 68 73 84 84 84 78 73 69 73
WIND DIR                  SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                   8  9  8  9  8  9 13 18 18 17 12 16 16 16 19 20 19 14
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 B1 SC B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0        0.07        0.10        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S              C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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    70      52    69      54    72      50    65
TEMP          62 58 68 68   57 53 66 66   57 54 68 68   55 51 60 63
DEWPT         59 54 57 54   50 49 54 54   54 52 57 56   50 47 46 46
PWIND DIR        SW     N       N    NE       E     E      SE    NW
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    40      30    40      50    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ004-052200-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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                      70          58          75          62          75
TEMP                      63 67 64 61 58 59 65 73 75 71 67 63 63 62 65 73 75 70
DEWPT                     56 57 57 58 57 57 58 58 59 59 58 59 57 58 59 61 61 59
RH                        78 70 78 90 96 93 78 59 58 66 73 87 81 87 81 66 62 68
WIND DIR                  SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                  13 14 12 11 10 11 16 21 24 21 19 20 20 21 21 23 19 18
WIND GUST                                                     31
CLOUDS                    B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          70          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01        0.15        0.31        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S           C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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    67      45    67      48    67      44    60
TEMP          57 52 63 64   50 46 63 64   51 49 63 64   49 44 56 57
DEWPT         55 45 47 45   42 40 44 47   44 45 49 49   44 43 41 41
PWIND DIR         W     N       N    NE      NE     E       E     N
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    20      20    20      40    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ035-052200-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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                      70          60          75          63          75
TEMP                      67 68 65 62 61 61 68 74 74 72 68 66 64 63 67 73 75 71
DEWPT                     60 60 59 58 58 58 59 60 60 61 59 59 57 58 60 63 62 61
RH                        78 76 81 87 90 90 73 62 62 68 73 78 78 84 78 71 64 71
WIND DIR                  SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                  10 12 10 11  9 11 14 20 20 19 17 18 18 19 21 21 20 14
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          20          70          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0        0.09        0.28        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S           C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          55    69      49    68      52    69      48    63
TEMP          59 55 66 66   54 50 66 66   56 52 66 66   54 48 59 60
DEWPT         57 48 51 50   47 44 49 51   51 49 53 51   47 44 44 43
PWIND DIR         W     N       N    NE       E     E      SE    NW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 OV   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40      20    30      40    60      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ094-052200-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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          61          75          63          75
TEMP                      75 76 68 64 62 61 67 73 75 74 68 66 64 63 68 73 75 73
DEWPT                     59 58 58 58 58 56 59 60 60 61 59 58 57 57 61 64 65 63
RH                        58 54 70 81 87 84 75 64 60 64 73 75 78 81 78 73 71 71
WIND DIR                   S  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                   9  9  6  8  9 10 14 18 18 16 12 16 14 16 18 19 16 14
CLOUDS                    SC SC SC B1 SC SC B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          10          70          20          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.14        0.06        0.27
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S  L  L  L  L  L


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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    71      57    70      58    74      55    68
TEMP          64 61 69 70   61 58 67 69   61 59 72 71   59 55 65 65
DEWPT         62 58 61 59   55 54 58 57   58 57 62 58   54 50 51 51
PWIND DIR        SW    SE       N    NE       E    SE       S     W
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B1 B1 OV B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         60    60      50    60      60    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    C  C  L  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    C  C  L  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ017-052200-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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                      67          56          76          62          75
TEMP                      62 66 62 59 56 58 67 73 76 72 65 62 62 62 66 73 75 71
DEWPT                     55 57 56 56 55 56 58 59 60 59 59 59 57 58 59 61 61 61
RH                        78 73 81 90 96 93 73 62 58 64 81 90 84 87 78 66 62 71
WIND DIR                   E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                  13 13 11 11 10 10 13 18 20 18 16 17 17 19 21 23 20 19
WIND GUST                                         31
CLOUDS                    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          20          60          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.01        0.09        0.12        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          55    70      48    68      49    69      46    62
TEMP          59 55 67 66   52 50 66 64   53 50 65 64   51 47 59 59
DEWPT         57 50 52 50   45 44 49 51   48 46 49 51   46 45 43 43
PWIND DIR        SW    NW       N    NE      NE     E      SE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    20      30    30      30    50      50    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ049-052200-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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                      71          59          77          63          76
TEMP                      69 69 68 64 61 60 69 76 77 73 69 66 64 64 69 74 76 73
DEWPT                     60 60 60 59 58 58 60 60 61 61 60 59 58 58 60 63 63 62
RH                        73 73 76 84 90 93 73 58 58 66 73 78 81 81 73 69 64 68
WIND DIR                   E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                  10 11  9  9  9  9 12 17 18 16 11 14 16 16 19 21 19 17
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 OV
POP 12HR                     30          10          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0        0.07        0.07        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C              S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          60    72      52    70      52    72      50    65
TEMP          64 60 69 69   57 53 67 66   55 53 67 68   55 51 61 62
DEWPT         61 56 58 55   51 49 55 56   54 51 56 56   51 49 48 47
PWIND DIR        SW    NW       N    NE       E     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    40      40    40      50    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ086-052200-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
150 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE             TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15
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          60          78          63          78
TEMP                      77 75 68 64 61 61 69 77 78 75 67 65 64 64 71 77 78 76
DEWPT                     60 59 61 59 58 57 60 60 60 61 60 59 57 56 61 63 65 64
RH                        56 58 78 84 90 87 73 56 54 62 78 81 78 75 71 62 64 66
WIND DIR                   S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S
WIND SPD                   8  8  6  8  6  9 13 16 16 13 10 13 13 14 18 19 16 14
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10          40          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.02        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S              S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          62    74      56    72      56    74      54    68
TEMP          65 62 73 72   60 57 70 71   59 57 71 72   59 55 67 66
DEWPT         63 59 63 61   57 55 59 60   57 55 61 60   55 52 51 52
PWIND DIR         S    SW       N    NE       E    SE      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B1 B2 OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         50    60      40    50      60    60      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    L  L  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$



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