Weather Hot Shots on Fri. September 20

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This post was written by Schnack on September 20, 2013

Cool and Dry Weekend

Forecast Bar

UPDATED at 4:15 PM

Tonight:  Decreasing and cooler. Low: 40-45. Wind: NW 5-15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High: 64-68. Wind: N 5-15 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear and cool. Low: 39-42. Wind: E 5-10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. High: near 70.

Monday: Partly cloudy. High: near 70.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High: low-mid 70s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High: mid-upper 70s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 70s.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: near 80.

Weather Extra Bar

It felt like we changed seasons overnight. Hot and humid with severe thunderstorms Thursday and now today we have a gusty wind, temperatures in the low 60s and windy. The visible satellite photo from this afternoon showers two layers of clouds and moving in different directions. The clouds are moving southeast while at the same time the clouds higher in the sky are moving northwest (see image below).

Sep 20 Vis Sat

If you are heading to the high school football games this evening bring a jacket. Temperatures will be in the low near 60 at kickoff and drop to the mid 50s by the end of the game. The wind will gradually diminish through the evening from the NW.

Fall officially arrives on Sunday and will feel like it this weekend. Dry weather is forecast through early Thursday next week. Temperatures will slowly warm to near 80 by the end of next week. The 8-14 day outlook (Sep 27-Oct 3) shows near normal temperatures and precipitation.

Sep 20 8 to 14 Day Outlook

Helmet Iowa
Western Michigan vs. Iowa (Iowa City)
Kickoff Weather
Mostly sunny
Temp: near 60
Wind: NW 5-15 mph

Helmet Northern_Iowa

UNI is playing at Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)

Helmet Iowa_St
Iowa State has the week off.


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This post was written by Schnack on September 20, 2013

24 Hour Rain Totals


7 AM Thursday to 7 AM Friday

Location County Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk 0.74
Dubuque Dubuque 0.85
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.90
Iowa City Johnson 0.27
Ainsworth 7.4 N Washington 0.45
Amana 4.7 W Iowa 0.49
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.80
BELLE PLAINE, IA Benton 0.93
BRIGHTON, IA Washington 0.29
CASCADE, IA Dubuque 1.23
Cedar Falls Black Hawk 0.71
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE Black Hawk 0.80
Central City 6.7 W Linn 1.08
COGGON, IA Linn 0.83
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 0.16
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.36
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.93
Dubuque L&D 11, IA Dubuque 0.95
EDGEWOOD, IA Clayton 0.44
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 1.06
Ely 0.5 SE Linn 0.68
FAYETTE, IA Fayette 0.54
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 1.15
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.32
IONIA 2W, IA Chickasaw 0.23
IOWA CITY, IA Johnson 0.54
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.36
LADORA, IA Iowa 0.65
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA Delaware 0.96
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.31
Marengo 2.6 SSW Iowa 0.43
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 1.11
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.44
Monticello, IA Jones 0.81
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.28
NEW HAMPTON, IA Chickasaw 0.30
North Liberty 1.0 ENE Johnson 0.61
Oelwein 0.8 WNW Fayette 0.85
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.12
Parnell Iowa 0.30
POPEJOY 1 S, IA Franklin 0.34
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.49
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.10
STANLEY 4 W, IA Buchanan 0.45
SWISHER, IA Johnson 0.71
TRAER, IA Tama 0.55
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.30
VINTON, IA Benton 0.70
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 1.09
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.52
Waterloo 1.8 SSE Black Hawk 0.72
WAUCOMA , IA Fayette 0.43
Waucoma 0.2 N Fayette 0.34
Waucoma 3.2 S Fayette 0.30


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This post was written by Schnack on September 20, 2013