Altoona, IA

4:45 AM CDT on July 22, 2014 (GMT -0500)
Sheridan Gardens (KIADESMO14) Elev 922 ft | 41.63 °N, 93.53 °W | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Current weather conditions updated 9 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
79.9 °F
Feels Like 85 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 24.0 mph

Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday.

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
5:58 AM 8:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 18% visible
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 5.20 out of 12
Ozone Good
PM2.5 Moderate
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KIKV 220935Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 27/24 A2990 RMK AO2

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 5.20 out of 12
Ozone Good
PM2.5 Moderate
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KIKV 220935Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 27/24 A2990 RMK AO2

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10-Day Weather Forecast

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Astronomy

Jul. 22, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 5:58 AM CDT 8:41 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:26 AM CDT 9:13 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:45 AM CDT 9:54 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 3:59 AM CDT 10:40 PM CDT
Moon 2:32 AM CDT 5:19 PM CDT
Length of Visible Light 15h 47m
Length of Day
14h 42m
Tomorrow will be 1m 47s shorter.
Waning Crescent, 18% of the Moon is Illuminated
Today
Waning Crescent
Jul 26
New
Aug 3
First Quarter
Aug 10
Full
Aug 17
Last Quarter

Today's Extremes

State Highs State Lows

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Air Quality

  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
Yesterday Moderate
PM2.5
Yesterday Good
OZONE
Current Moderate
PM2.5
Current Good
OZONE
Tuesday Moderate
OZONE
Tuesday Good
PM2.5
Tuesday Good
CO
Tuesday Good
NO2
Wednesday Good
OZONE
Wednesday Good
PM2.5
Wednesday Good
CO
Wednesday Good
NO2
Thursday Good
OZONE
Thursday Good
PM2.5
Thursday Good
CO
Thursday Good
NO2
Friday Good
OZONE
Friday Good
PM2.5
Friday Good
CO
Friday Good
NO2
Saturday Good
OZONE
Saturday Good
PM2.5
Saturday Good
CO
Saturday Good
NO2

Snow Depth

Station Depth Elevation
No new snow has been reported.

Earthquake Activity

City Distance Mag. Time & Date
No recent earthquake activity has been reported nearby.
Minimum magnitude displayed is 2.5.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
No Stations Reporting

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Station Location Temp. Heat Index Dew Point Humidity Wind Precip. Elev Updated Type
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Knobhill, Des Moines, IA 79.5 °F 84 °F 75 °F 87% SW  at  1.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 919 ft 4:45 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Witmer Park, Des Moines, IA 80.2 °F 85 °F 75 °F 85% WSW  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 892 ft 4:44 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Boulder Brook, Ankeny, IA 81.9 °F 94 °F 81 °F 98% ESE  at  3.7 mph - / hr 933 ft 1:17 AM CDT Normal
Saylorville, Polk City, IA 80.3 °F 85 °F 75 °F 84% SSE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 990 ft 4:40 AM CDT Normal
Ankeny IA, Cherry Glen, Ankeny, IA 80.1 °F 86 °F 78 °F 92% SSW  at  7.8 mph - / hr 998 ft 4:29 AM CDT Normal
Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA 79.2 °F 83 °F 75 °F 88% SW  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 961 ft 4:44 AM CDT Normal
Windsor Heights / Glendale, Des Moines, IA 79.2 °F 83 °F 75 °F 87% South  at  5.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 965 ft 4:44 AM CDT Rapid Fire
MesoWest CARLIS , Carlisle, IA 85 °F 82 °F - - North  at  - 0.00 in / hr 857 ft 1:25 AM CDT MADIS
Des Moines WNW, Des Moines, IA 80.2 °F 78 °F 19 °F 10% North  at  4.5 mph 0.00 in / hr 869 ft 4:33 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Wunderbury, Des Moines, IA 78.6 °F 82 °F 73 °F 82% East  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 900 ft 4:44 AM CDT Rapid Fire
RAWS NEAL SMITH IA, Prairie City, IA 79 °F 83 °F 75 °F 87% South  at  10 mph 0.00 in / hr 897 ft 3:48 AM CDT MADIS
Cross Creek West, Urbandale, IA 79.9 °F 80 °F 57 °F 46% ESE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 951 ft 4:44 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Chipmunk and Squirrel Railroad, Urbandale, IA 81.7 °F 89 °F 76 °F 83% SSE  at  0.0 mph - / hr 957 ft 1:25 AM CDT Normal
Summit, Johnston, IA 79.9 °F 82 °F 68 °F 67% SE  at  5.4 mph 0.00 in / hr 979 ft 4:45 AM CDT Normal
Biotique Systems Heartland, Grimes, IA 80.2 °F 85 °F 75 °F 83% SSE  at  1.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 935 ft 4:33 AM CDT Normal
T & T Sprinkler Service Inc., Grimes, IA 80.0 °F 85 °F 75 °F 85% South  at  7.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 955 ft 4:44 AM CDT Normal
Ashua Estates, West Des Moines, IA 77.9 °F 80 °F 64 °F 63% NE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 955 ft 4:29 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Timberline, Urbandale, IA 80.1 °F 85 °F 74 °F 83% SSE  at  3.4 mph 0.00 in / hr 948 ft 4:45 AM CDT Rapid Fire
West Des Moines, IA 79.7 °F 83 °F 72 °F 77% South  at  6.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 965 ft 4:40 AM CDT Normal
Tranquility Base, Maxwell, IA 78.6 °F 82 °F 74 °F 86% SSE  at  2.2 mph - / hr 902 ft 4:38 AM CDT Normal
Norwalk, IA (2mi SW), Norwalk, IA 78.8 °F 82 °F 73 °F 82% SSW  at  4.2 mph - / hr 919 ft 4:32 AM CDT Normal
Ranch And Roll Calvert Meadows, Urbandale, IA 79.2 °F 83 °F 73 °F 82% ENE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 988 ft 4:45 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Jester View Estates, Granger, IA 79.8 °F 85 °F 76 °F 87% SSW  at  1.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 941 ft 4:40 AM CDT Normal
Jester Lakes Estates, Granger, IA 79.2 °F 83 °F 73 °F 81% SW  at  6.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 940 ft 4:45 AM CDT Rapid Fire
Western Clive, Clive, IA 79.8 °F 85 °F 75 °F 86% South  at  2.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 948 ft 4:44 AM CDT Rapid Fire
S.E. Dallas County, Cumming, IA 78.5 °F 82 °F 75 °F 88% SSE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 986 ft 4:35 AM CDT Normal
White Oak Ln, Granger, IA 80.1 °F 85 °F 75 °F 84% SE  at  2.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 899 ft 4:33 AM CDT Normal
Indianola Town Square, Indianola, IA 79.9 °F 84 °F 74 °F 83% ESE  at  0.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 966 ft 4:40 AM CDT Normal
N.E. Madison Co. Cumming, IA, Cumming, IA 78.9 °F 83 °F 75 °F 87% SW  at  1.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 980 ft 4:30 AM CDT Normal
Rural Pleasantville, Pleasantville, IA 77.9 °F 80 °F 71 °F 79% South  at  2.7 mph - / hr 843 ft 4:34 AM CDT Normal
Newton, IA 77.2 °F 79 °F 74 °F 91% South  at  1.0 mph 0.00 in / hr 943 ft 4:40 AM CDT Normal
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