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

IAZ060-031000-
DES MOINES-POLK IA
41.54N  93.65W ELEV. 924 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      53          77          59          82          59
TEMP                      56 55 67 74 77 75 67 63 60 61 72 80 82 79 72 65 63 59
DEWPT                     45 45 50 53 54 54 53 52 52 53 58 59 60 59 60 58 57 54
RH                        66 69 54 48 45 48 61 67 75 75 61 49 47 50 66 78 81 83
WIND DIR                   S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  N NE
WIND SPD                   6  8 11 14 16 12  9 10 10 11 16 18 19 12  5  5  8  9
CLOUDS                    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      5          20          30          10          80
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.09           0        0.43
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  S  S  S  C              D  D  D  D  L
TSTMS                            S  S  S  S  S  S  C              D  D  D  D  L


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          71      55    74      60    77      60    77      59    76
TEMP          69 70   58 56 70 73   65 61 75 75   62 60 75 75   62 59 74 73
DEWPT         56 55   55 53 59 59   56 56 59 57   55 57 60 58   57 53 57 55
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE     S       S     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   OV OV OV B2   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70      70    60      20    40      50    60      40    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          L  L    L  L  L  L    S  S  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ039-031000-
WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS-BLACK HAWK IA
42.55N  92.40W ELEV. 865 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      46          77          56          81          55
TEMP                      50 50 66 75 77 72 63 61 57 57 68 77 81 75 69 63 58 55
DEWPT                     43 45 47 51 53 54 53 53 51 52 57 59 58 58 60 57 54 51
RH                        77 83 50 43 43 53 70 75 80 83 68 54 46 55 73 81 86 86
WIND DIR                   S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD                   5  6 10 13 16 13 10 10  9 11 16 17 20 12  8  6  8  9
CLOUDS                    SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0          20          20          20          80
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.03        0.09        0.56
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S           S  S  D  D  D  D  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S           S  S  D  D  D  D  C


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          71      49    68      55    77      58    77      57    75
TEMP          70 66   55 50 66 65   59 57 75 74   62 59 75 71   60 58 71 71
DEWPT         50 47   48 47 54 56   56 54 60 55   56 55 60 58   58 54 57 54
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      60    60      30    30      40    50      50    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ048-031000-
AMES-STORY IA
41.99N  93.62W ELEV. 936 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      46          76          57          81          57
TEMP                      50 51 65 74 76 72 64 60 58 58 70 78 81 76 70 64 60 57
DEWPT                     45 45 50 53 54 54 54 52 53 53 58 59 60 59 61 58 54 52
RH                        83 80 58 48 46 53 70 75 83 83 66 52 49 56 73 81 81 83
WIND DIR                   S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE
WIND SPD                   4  6 10 14 16 13 10 10 10 12 16 18 18 13  6  6  9 10
CLOUDS                    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      5          30          20          10          80
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.05           0        0.49
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  C  S  S  S  S              D  D  D  D  C
TSTMS                            S  S  C  S  S  S  S              D  D  D  D  C


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          71      51    71      57    76      58    76      57    75
TEMP          68 68   55 52 67 69   62 58 73 73   60 59 73 73   61 58 73 73
DEWPT         52 51   49 50 58 60   56 55 60 57   56 56 61 58   57 54 57 54
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   OV OV OV OV   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         60      70    60      30    50      50    60      50    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          C  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ004-031000-
ESTHERVILLE-EMMET IA
43.40N  94.75W ELEV. 1315 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      45          81          56          81          50
TEMP                      48 48 66 77 81 77 66 61 57 57 70 78 81 73 61 56 52 51
DEWPT                     45 46 51 49 50 53 54 53 52 52 56 57 55 54 50 48 44 42
RH                        89 93 58 37 34 43 65 75 83 83 61 48 41 51 67 74 74 71
WIND DIR                  SW  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                   8  8  8 10 13 13 12 13 12 11 13 11 16 11  9  9  8 10
CLOUDS                    FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          70          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.41        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                                       L  L  L  L  L  L


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          70      46    69      55    74      56    73      54    74
TEMP          66 65   49 47 64 66   57 56 71 70   59 57 70 69   57 54 71 70
DEWPT         40 38   42 42 52 55   55 54 58 58   56 55 58 55   53 49 52 49
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 SC
POP 12HR         10      20    50      30    50      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                  S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ035-031000-
FORT DODGE-WEBSTER IA
42.55N  94.18W ELEV. 1165 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      45          78          57          82          55
TEMP                      50 51 67 76 78 73 66 63 59 58 71 80 82 76 69 62 58 55
DEWPT                     44 45 51 53 54 54 53 53 52 53 58 59 59 57 58 55 49 48
RH                        80 80 56 45 43 51 63 70 78 83 63 49 46 52 68 78 72 77
WIND DIR                   S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD                   6  8  9 13 16 14 11 12 13 12 16 16 17 10  8  9 10 10
CLOUDS                    FW SC FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW SC B1 B2 OV B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0          20          10          40          80
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0        0.18        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                    C  C  D  D  D  D  C
TSTMS                               S  S                    C  C  D  D  D  D  C


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          70      49    69      57    75      57    74      55    75
TEMP          68 66   54 50 64 66   59 58 72 70   60 58 70 70   59 56 72 72
DEWPT         46 46   46 45 55 58   56 54 59 57   55 55 59 56   55 50 56 52
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40      50    60      30    50      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ094-031000-
LAMONI-DECATUR IA
40.63N  93.90W ELEV. 1125 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      53          76          57          81          60
TEMP                      56 55 65 71 76 74 66 61 58 58 68 78 81 79 70 65 63 60
DEWPT                     42 44 49 52 53 54 52 52 52 54 57 58 59 58 59 57 57 56
RH                        59 66 56 51 45 50 61 72 80 86 68 50 47 49 68 75 81 87
WIND DIR                   S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S
WIND SPD                   8  9 10 12 10 10  9 10 10 11 16 18 19 14  6  8  2  6
CLOUDS                    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          30          30           5          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.09           0        0.28
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C              L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C              L  L  L  L  L


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          72      58    76      61    76      60    76      58    74
TEMP          71 71   61 59 73 74   65 61 74 74   62 61 74 73   62 58 71 70
DEWPT         62 59   58 57 60 58   57 56 59 57   56 57 62 60   57 55 60 56
PWIND DIR         E       E     S       S     S       S     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         70      70    30      20    50      50    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L    L  L  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ017-031000-
MASON CITY-CERRO GORDO IA
43.16N  93.33W ELEV. 1189 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      45          78          56          80          52
TEMP                      47 48 66 75 78 73 64 59 57 58 71 78 80 73 66 60 55 53
DEWPT                     43 45 50 50 51 53 53 53 51 53 57 58 57 57 56 53 49 46
RH                        86 89 56 41 39 49 67 80 80 83 61 50 45 57 70 78 80 77
WIND DIR                  SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                   8  8  8 12 13 14 11 12 11 12 16 16 18 11  8  8  9 10
CLOUDS                    FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC FW B1 B1 B2 OV B2 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          20          20          60          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.32        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S              L  L  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                  S  S  S              L  L  D  D  D  D


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          70      47    68      54    76      57    76      55    74
TEMP          69 66   51 48 65 65   57 56 74 72   61 58 73 71   60 56 71 71
DEWPT         43 43   43 44 53 56   54 53 59 58   56 54 60 57   56 51 54 52
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 B2 OV   OV B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      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  C
TSTMS             C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
IAZ049-031000-
MARSHALLTOWN-MARSHALL IA
42.11N  92.91W ELEV. 972 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      46          76          56          80          56
TEMP                      51 51 65 74 76 72 64 61 58 57 68 77 80 75 69 63 58 56
DEWPT                     43 44 49 52 54 54 54 52 52 53 58 59 59 58 60 58 55 52
RH                        74 77 56 46 46 53 70 72 80 86 70 54 49 55 73 84 90 86
WIND DIR                   S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD                   6  8 11 14 16 13  9 10  9 12 14 18 19 13  5  8  9 10
CLOUDS                    SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          20          20          10          80
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.03           0        0.54
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S              D  D  D  D  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S              D  D  D  D  C


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          71      51    71      57    77      58    76      57    75
TEMP          69 68   56 52 67 69   62 58 74 72   61 59 74 72   61 57 72 72
DEWPT         53 52   49 50 57 59   58 55 61 58   56 56 61 59   58 54 58 55
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   OV OV OV OV   B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         60      70    60      30    30      40    50      40    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          C  L    L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
IAZ086-031000-
OTTUMWA-WAPELLO IA
41.11N  92.45W ELEV. 836 FT
305 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      49          76          57          81          60
TEMP                      51 51 64 72 76 72 64 60 58 58 70 78 81 78 69 65 61 61
DEWPT                     42 45 47 50 52 53 53 52 52 52 57 58 59 59 60 58 59 57
RH                        71 80 54 46 43 51 67 75 80 80 63 50 47 52 73 78 93 87
WIND DIR                   S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD                   5  9 10 12 14 10  8 10 10 11 16 17 19 14  6  8  3  6
CLOUDS                    B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          10          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.05           0        0.35
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S              L  L  L  L  L


DATE           05/04  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
CDT 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          74      55    75      60    79      59    79      58    75
TEMP          73 71   59 57 71 74   64 61 77 76   62 61 77 76   61 59 73 73
DEWPT         61 59   56 55 62 60   56 56 59 58   56 56 62 61   60 55 60 58
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   SC SC SC SC   B2 B1 B1 OV   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         70      70    50      20    20      30    60      50    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    L  L  C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          L  L    L  L  C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S

$$



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