Carter Lake, IA

27.5°F / -2.5°C
Windchill: 24°F / -5°C
Humidity: 65%
Dew Point: 17°F / -8°C
Wind: SSW at 3.4 mph / 5.5 km/h
Wind Gust: 3.5 mph / 5.6 km/h
Pressure: 29.93 in / 1013 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Clear (CLR) : -
Yesterday's Maximum: 30°F / -1°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 17°F / -8°C
UV: 1 out of 16
Sunrise:7:42 AM CST
Sunset:5:28 PM CST
Moon Rise:8:46 PM CST
Moon Set:9:36 AM CST
Moon Phase Waning Gibbous
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KOMA 232152Z 18009KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP133 T10221083
As of: 4:05 PM CST on January 23, 2019
Observed at:, Carter Lake, IA

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28° | 19°F
-2° | -7°C
22° | 1°F
-6° | -17°C
29° | 13°F
-2° | -11°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Cooler than today.
Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 am to 6 PM CST Thursday...
Late This Afternoon
Sunny. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Increasing clouds. Patchy blowing snow early in the morning. A chance of flurries early in the morning. Lows around 13. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph after midnight.
Breezy. Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. A chance of flurries in the morning. Patchy blowing snow through the day. Highs around 14. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Wind chill values 10 below to 20 below zero.
Thursday Night
Colder. Increasing clouds. Lows around 4 below. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Wind chill values 13 below to 23 below zero.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 11 below to 21 below zero in the morning.
Friday Night
Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Lows around 8. North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after midnight.
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 30.
Saturday Night
Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow through midnight. Lows in the lower 20s.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Breezy, colder. Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the lower 20s.
Monday Night
Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 3.
Partly sunny. Highs around 13.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows near zero.
Partly sunny. Highs around 10.
As of: 3:27 PM CST on January 23, 2019 from station 51510
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory

Expires 6:00 PM CST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 3:32 PM CST on January 23, 2019

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 am to 6 PM
CST Thursday...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 6 PM Thursday to 9 am CST

* what... blowing snow and very cold wind chills expected. Winds
gusting 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to 40 mph could lead
to visibility restrictions of a half mile or less. Wind chills
as low as 15 to 20 below zero expected.

* Where... portions of southwest Iowa.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 am to 6 PM CST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM Thursday to 9
am CST Friday.

* Additional details... hazardous conditions are possible due to
reduced visibility, especially along east to west oriented
highways and portions interstates 29 and 80. Cold wind chills
could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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