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Iowa Surface Observations


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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
800 PM CDT WED JUL 08 2020

NOTE: "FAIR" INDICATES FEW OR NO CLOUDS BELOW 12,000 FEET WITH NO
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND/OR OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY.

* - THESE STATIONS ARE NOT NWS STATIONS...THUS NOT UNDER NWS
QUALITY CONTROL. THEY ALSO DO NOT REPORT WEATHER SUCH
AS PRECIPITATION OR FOG.

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031>034-043>046-090200-
NORTHWEST IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
CARROLL * PTCLDY 84 77 79 S6 29.81F HX 94
CHEROKEE * PTCLDY 86 71 59 S13 29.78F HX 91
DENISON * CLEAR 86 73 66 S9 29.82S HX 93
LE MARS * CLEAR 88 70 55 S18 29.75F HX 92
SHELDON * PTCLDY 86 73 66 S12G18 29.76F HX 93
SIOUX CITY CLEAR 87 71 58 S13 29.76F HX 93
SPENCER PTCLDY 87 71 58 S8 29.79F HX 93
STORM LAKE * PTCLDY 82 72 69 MISG 29.79R HX 87
$$

IAZ055>058-069>071-079>083-090>094-090200-
SOUTHWEST IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
ATLANTIC * CLEAR 86 73 66 S6 29.82S HX 93
AUDUBON * CLEAR 88 72 58 S6 29.84S HX 94
CLARINDA * CLEAR 86 75 70 S5 29.84S HX 95
COUNCIL BLFS * CLEAR 86 73 66 SE10 29.80F HX 93
CRESTON * CLEAR 84 75 74 S7 29.85S HX 92
HARLAN * CLEAR 86 68 54 S9 29.81F HX 89
LAMONI CLEAR 87 71 58 S6 29.85S HX 93
RED OAK * CLEAR 86 73 66 S6 29.83S HX 93
SHENANDOAH * CLEAR 88 73 62 SE7 29.81S HX 96
$$

IAZ047>049-059>061-072>074-084-090200-
CENTRAL IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
AMES PTCLDY 87 73 62 S7 29.82S HX 94
ANKENY * CLEAR 88 72 58 S5 29.84R HX 94
BOONE * PTCLDY 88 75 66 S5 29.82S HX 97
CHARITON * CLEAR 86 75 70 S6 29.84S HX 95
DES MOINES PTCLDY 88 70 55 S8 29.82S HX 93
GRINNELL* CLEAR 86 74 67 SE6 29.86S HX 93
KNOXVILLE * CLEAR 88 73 62 S5 29.84R HX 96
MARSHALLTOWN CLEAR 86 73 65 S8 29.83F HX 93
NEWTON * CLEAR 84 79 84 SE5 29.84S HX 96
PELLA * N/A 87 73 63 SE5 29.85S HX 95
PERRY * FAIR 87 72 60 S5 29.82S HX 93
$$

IAZ004>006-015-016-023>025-035-036-090200-
NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
ALGONA * CLEAR 84 75 74 SW7 29.80S HX 92
CLARION * CLEAR 88 75 66 S7 29.82S HX 97
ESTHERVILLE MOCLDY 83 72 69 S8 29.80F HX 88
FORT DODGE * CLEAR 88 71 57 SW10 29.82S HX 94
MASON CITY CLEAR 86 74 67 S9 29.83S HX 94
FOREST CITY * FAIR 86 70 58 S7 29.82S HX 90
IOWA FALLS * FAIR 87 70 56 S7 29.85S HX 92
$$

IAZ007>011-017>019-026>030-037>042-050>054-066-090200-
NORTHEAST IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
CEDAR RAPIDS CLEAR 84 76 76 S5 29.84F HX 93
CHARLES CITY * CLEAR 86 73 66 S7 29.84S HX 93
CLINTON * CLEAR 83 72 69 CALM 29.87S HX 88
DECORAH * CLEAR 84 77 79 S3 29.85S HX 94
DUBUQUE CLEAR 83 76 79 S6 29.88R HX 91
MONTICELLO * CLEAR 84 79 84 SE5 29.85S HX 96
OELWEIN * CLEAR 84 75 74 S6 29.86S HX 92
WATERLOO CLEAR 89 73 59 S7 29.82S HX 97
$$

IAZ064-065-067-068-078-090200-
EAST CENTRAL IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
DAVENPORT CLEAR 83 74 74 S3 29.87S HX 89
IOWA CITY CLEAR 87 74 64 S7 29.85S HX 95
MT. PLEASANT * CLEAR 86 75 70 S5 29.85F HX 95
MUSCATINE * CLEAR 88 73 62 S5 29.84S HX 96
QUAD CITIES CLEAR 82 70 66 SE6 29.85S HX 86
$$

IAZ062-063-075>077-085>089-095>099-090200-
SOUTHEAST IOWA

CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BURLINGTON CLEAR 85 74 69 S5 29.84F HX 92
FAIRFIELD * CLEAR 86 79 79 S6 29.85S HX 99
FORT MADISON * N/A N/A N/A N/A S3 29.86
KEOKUK * CLEAR 86 75 70 SE5 29.86S HX 95
OSKALOOSA * N/A 87 76 69 S5 29.85S HX 97
OTTUMWA CLEAR 85 75 72 SE7 29.84F HX 93
WASHINGTON * CLEAR 86 81 84 S6 29.83F HX 102
$$

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN REMARKS
TC - TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS
WCI - WIND CHILL INDEX
HX - HEAT INDEX
VSB - VISIBILITY
$$




Road Conditions

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Midwest Surface Map

Midwest Surface Map

 

U.S. Surface Map

U.S. Surface Map

Iowa Weather Summary


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Weather Summary for Iowa...UPDATED
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1055 AM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

Sunny skies, light south winds, and very muggy and hot conditions
prevailed across the region late this morning. At 10 AM, temperatures
ranged in the middle 80s with dew points ranging in the lower 70s
leading to heat index values already into the middle 90s over much of
Iowa.

Expect the hot and humid conditions to persist into tonight. Storm
chances finally return to the state late tonight, but confined to the
northwest corner. Better chances for thunderstorms are forecast on
Thursday over much of the state with severe storms possible over
eastern Iowa into Illinois and Wisconsin. Another potential for
storms is forecast Friday, but mainly across western Iowa into
Nebraska and South Dakota. Cooler temperatures are anticipated
Thursday into the weekend where highs remain in the 80s.

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KLP


River Summary


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Hydrologic Summary
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
837 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

Hourly river stages. Time is in Central Time.

Cur 6hr 24hr Est Water Obs
Location FS Stg Chg Chg Flow Temp Time
--------------------------------------------------------------------

...Mississippi River Basin...

Wapsipinicon River
Tripoli 15.0 8.30 -0.05 -0.15 228 19:45

West Main Drainage Ditch 1-2
Britt 74.68 0.00 -0.02 20:15

Iowa River
Rowan 12.5 4.42 -0.04 -0.07 175 20:00
Steamboat Rock 11.0 6.18 -0.01 -0.03 20:00
Marshalltown 19.0 11.21 -0.05 -0.15 1010 20:00
Tama US 63 20.0 10.90 -0.16 -0.28 20:00

S Fk Iowa River
Blairsburg 3.75 -0.01 -0.02 0 19:00
New Providence 3.14 -0.02 -0.08 151 19:45

Timber Creek
Marshalltown 3.41 -0.04 -0.10 123 20:00

Deer Creek
Toledo 5.74 -0.03 -0.02 20:00

Richland Creek
Haven 11.09 -0.01 -0.10 54 20:00

Salt Creek
Elberon 16.0 7.52 -0.02 -0.09 267 20:00

Walnut Creek
Hartwick 2.07 -0.03 -0.05 51 20:00

Cedar River
Waverly 12.0 5.10 -0.01 -0.01 1220 83 20:15
Janesville 13.0 2.51 0.04 -0.08 1610 19:45
Cedar Falls 89.0 81.20 -0.06 5170 19:45
Waterloo 13.0 6.95 0.02 -0.24 4990 20:00

W Fk Cedar River
Finchford 17.0 8.58 -0.05 -0.20 1030 19:45

Shell Rock River
Nora Springs M
IFC--Rockford Foothill M
Shell Rock 13.5 8.80 0.00 -0.08 1270 19:45

Winnebago River
Mason City 10.0 3.62 -0.01 -0.04 178 19:30
Rockford M

Clear Lake
Clear Lake 4.92 0.02 -0.01 20:00

Beaver Creek...Northeast Iowa
New Hartford 12.5 4.03 -0.03 -0.12 374 20:00

Black Hawk Creek
Hudson 14.0 504 M

Wolf Creek
Dysart 3.50 -0.03 -0.11 409 20:15

S Skunk River
Ames Hwy E18 M
Ames McFarland Park 2.86 -0.03 -0.07 236 20:00
Ames W Riverside Rd 12.5 3.56 -0.02 -0.04 192 20:00
Ames US 30 21.5 12.84 0.04 0.17 200 19:45
Colfax 18.0 8.08 -0.02 -0.07 282 19:45
Oskaloosa 24.5 9.62 -0.03 -0.12 996 19:30

Squaw Creek
Ames Cameron School Rd M
Ames Hwy E18 M
Ames Lincoln Way 10.0 1.53 -0.02 -0.05 65 20:00

Indian Creek
Mingo 3.54 -0.01 -0.06 81 20:15

W Fk Des Moines River
Estherville 10.0 4.46 -0.05 -0.09 20:00
Emmetsburg 11.0 3.78 -0.04 -0.02 1310 20:15
Humboldt 10.0 5.72 -0.02 -0.08 1580 20:15

Pilot Creek
Rolfe 7.0 2.54 -0.04 -0.08 20:15

E Fk Des Moines River
Algona 17.0 8.09 -0.01 -0.10 175 20:15
Dakota City 20.0 8.85 -0.01 -0.09 502 20:00

Lizard Creek
Fort Dodge 5.04 -0.03 -0.09 20:00

Des Moines River
Fort Dodge 10.5 5.25 -0.01 -0.05 2820 20:00
Stratford 19.0 7.50 -0.01 -0.33 3030 20:00

Saylorville Reservoir
Pool/Est Inflow 884.0 836.99 0.03 0.01 3030 20:00
Tail/Est Outflow 4.92 -0.02 -0.68 2620 20:00
Normal Pool...836.0

Des Moines 2nd Ave 23.0 14.26 -0.03 -0.33 3050 85 20:15
Des Moines SE 6th St 24.0 12.44 -0.18 -0.57 3520 20:00
Swan 45.64 -0.04 -0.08 4530 87 20:15

Red Rock Reservoir
Pool/Est Inflow 780.0 742.28 0.04 0.06 4530 20:15
Tail/Est Outflow 86.33 -0.01 -0.77 3700 20:15
Normal Pool...742.0

Tracy 14.0 4.04 -0.16 -0.45 5080 20:15
Eddyville 63.0 50.63 -0.26 -0.45 20:15
Ottumwa 11.5 3.37 0.10 -0.32 3180 20:20

Boone River
Goldfield 8.26 -0.02 -0.08 165 20:15
Webster City 14.0 2.44 -0.02 -0.08 272 86 20:00

Big Creek Ponding Area
Polk City 37.22 0.01 -0.04 20:15

Big Creek Lake
Polk City 19.82 0.00 -0.02 20:15

Beaver Creek...Central Iowa
Woodward 19.0 12.39 -0.03 0.34 20:15
Grimes 14.0 3.12 -0.02 -0.07 44 20:15

N Raccoon River
Sac City 13.0 7.74 -0.02 -0.07 418 86 20:15
Lanesboro 15.0 9.03 -0.03 -0.10 20:15
Jefferson 19.0 543 -185 M
Perry 15.0 4.70 -0.05 -0.14 20:15

Black Hawk Lake
Lake View 7.59 0.00 -0.02 20:15

Buttrick Creek
Grand Junction 13.0 4.92 -0.02 -0.04 20:15

Middle Raccoon River
Bayard 9.41 -0.01 -0.04 115 20:15
Panora 11.0 4.25 0.00 -0.04 92 88 20:15

Lake Panorama
Panora 45.59 -0.02 -0.03 20:15

S Raccoon River
Redfield 20.0 2.81 -0.02 0.00 188 90 19:45

Raccoon River
Van Meter 17.0 3.52 -0.02 -0.06 868 91 20:00
West Des Moines 27.92 -0.06 -0.09 19:45
Des Moines IA 28 36.0 21.46 -0.03 -0.10 975 20:15
Des Moines Fleur Dr 12.0 1.62 -0.03 -0.12 810 19:45

Jordan Creek
West Des Moines M

Walnut Creek
Waukee 156th St 9.0 1.61 0.00 69 11:00
Clive I-80/35 9.0 3.55 0.00 0.00 390 20:21
Des Moines 63rd St 14.0 3.05 -0.01 -0.02 13 19:45

Fourmile Creek
Ankeny NE 86th Ave 11.0 1.60 0.03 -0.04 10 20:15
Altoona I-80 M
Des Moines Easton Blvd 12.5 3.69 -0.02 -0.03 23 19:30

North River
Norwalk 22.0 5.85 -0.02 -0.10 57 20:15

Middle River
Indianola 23.0 7.20 -0.02 -0.03 5 20:15

South River
Ackworth 29.0 5.61 -0.01 -0.04 6 20:15

White Breast Creek
Melcher-Dallas 23.0 6.11 -0.02 -0.06 10 20:15

English Creek
Knoxville 21.0 9.11 0.07 0.16 33 20:15

Cedar Creek
Bussey 25.0 5.10 0.00 -0.04 53 20:15

Bear Creek
Ottumwa US 34 79.45 -0.02 -0.03 19:45

Fox River
Bloomfield 1.79 0.00 0.00 1 20:00


...Missouri River Basin...

E Nishnabotna River
Atlantic 19.0 128 M

E Fk 102 River
Bedford 24.0 10.68 -0.01 -0.04 2 19:45

Thompson River
Davis City 12.0 1.20 -0.01 -0.04 85 20:00

Chariton River
Chariton 19.5 4.20 -0.01 -0.05 1 19:45
Moulton 36.0 18.44 0.01 -0.02 34 19:45

S Fk Chariton River
Promise City 25.0 2.92 -0.01 -0.02 5 19:45

Rathbun Reservoir
Pool 926.0 904.52 -0.01 -0.01
Tail/Est Outflow 2.19 0.00 0.00 20 20:00
Normal Pool...904.0



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Key: FS=Flood Stage (feet)
Cur Stg=Current Stage (feet)
6hr Chg=6 hour change (feet)
12hr Chg=12 hour change (feet)
24hr Chg=24 hour change (feet)
Est Flow=Estimated flow/discharge (cubic feet per second)
Water Temp=Water Temperature (degrees F)
Obs Time=Time observation was taken (local time)

This product is computer generated and is not monitored directly for
quality control. Data sources include the U.S. Geological Survey,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, state agencies and the National
Weather Service.

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Central Iowa Observed Snowfall

The following information (mostly PDF files) is to be considered preliminary and unofficial.  Official or certified surface observing information can be obtained from the National Climatic Data Center at https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

In the pdf files below, look for the snowfall column, not the snow-depth.

 

Des Moines Airport NWS Office in Johnston Waterloo
(current month updated daily)  (generally updated Monday - Friday) (current month updated daily)
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 February 2015  February 2015  February 2015
 January 2015  January 2015  January 2015
 December 2014  December 2014  December 2014
 November 2014  November 2014  November 2014
     
Additional Past Weather Information for Central Iowa can be found by clicking here.

CoCoRAHS Rainfall Reports


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COCORAHS PRECIPITATION SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
901 AM CDT WED JUL 08 2020

COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS
THESE REPORTS ARE CONSIDERED SUPPLEMENTAL AND UNOFFICIAL
VALUES ARE FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AROUND 7 AM LOCAL TIME

.B DMX 0708 C DH07/PP/SF/SD/SW
:
:COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS FOR THE LOCAL AREA
:
: SNOW SNOW WATER
: PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV
:
IA-BH-22 : HUDSON 1.4 SSW * : 0.25 / MM / MM / MM
IA-CL-03 : MURRAY 0.5 N * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
IA-CL-04 : MURRAY 1.7 W * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 0.00
IA-PK-21 : JOHNSTON 3.7 NNW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
IA-PK-37 : WINDSOR HEIGHTS 0.8 SE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
IA-WR-05 : HARTFORD 1.0 ENE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / 0.0 / MM
IA-AP-07 : CENTERVILLE 0.3 NE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-AP-08 : CENTERVILLE 5.6 NE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-AP-09 : NUMA 1.7 W * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-BN-12 : BOONE 4.5 WSW * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-CR-07 : MANNING 0.2 ESE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-CS-07 : ANITA 0.6 S * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-CG-07 : SWALEDALE 0.0 WNW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-DV-07 : BLOOMFIELD 4.2 WNW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-DV-10 : BLOOMFIELD 8.4 NNE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-DV-14 : DRAKESVILLE 4.7 WNW * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-HM-01 : WEBSTER CITY 0.5 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-KS-04 : ALGONA 0.7 SE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-KS-05 : BURT 0.5 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-KS-06 : SWEA CITY 4.0 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-LC-12 : CHARITON 2.0 WSW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-PA-05 : WEST BEND 5.4 W * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-PC-08 : FONDA 4.5 NNW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-PK-14 : ANKENY 2.3 WNW * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-PK-88 : DES MOINES 5.4 WNW * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-PK-89 : ANKENY 3.7 NNE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-PK-95 : DES MOINES 3.7 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-PW-04 : GRINNELL 0.6 NW * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-SR-02 : AMES 1.5 NNE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-SR-17 : AMES 0.9 ENE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-SR-19 : GILBERT 0.2 W * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-SR-29 : AMES 2.5 W * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-TY-02 : NEW MARKET 4.7 N * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-UN-01 : CRESTON 0.7 NE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
IA-WY-04 : PROMISE CITY 0.6 W * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-WY-09 : CORYDON 7.7 SSE * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-WY-10 : ALLERTON 0.8 S * : 0.00 / MM / MM / MM
IA-WB-03 : FORT DODGE 1.6 ENE * : 0.00 / 0.0 / MM / MM
:
.END

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