Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
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Temperature
17°F
Dew Point
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Humidity
47%
Wind
WNW at 12 mph
Barometer
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Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:58 a.m.
Sunset
04:26 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 18 to 15 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 14 and 19 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
18°F / 13°F
Sunny
Friday
34°F / 13°F
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Saturday
38°F / 34°F
Cloudy
Sunday
36°F / 31°F
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Monday
32°F / 20°F
Light Snow
Tuesday
26°F / 17°F
Light Snow
Wednesday
23°F / 13°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 18 to a low of 13 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 5 and 19 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 15 to 13 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 13 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 34 to a low of 13 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 16 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
Workers harvest cranberries Friday, Oct. 5, in a marsh near Warrens. According to the WSCGA, Wisconsin is expected to harvest 4.5 million barrels in 2012 and produces more than 50 percent of the world's cranberry supply. Today, nearly 33 percent of the U.S. cranberry crop is exported.

Workers harvest cranberries Friday, Oct. 5, in a marsh near Warrens. According to the WSCGA, Wisconsin is expected to harvest 4.5 million barrels in 2012 and produces more than 50 percent of the world's cranberry supply. Today, nearly 33 percent of the U.S. cranberry crop is exported. Photo By Supplied

Cranberry growers and ag students succeed in building red and blue states

Oct. 11, 2012 | 0 comments

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) joined more than 40 Tomah High School agriculture students and GPS mapping experts in the attempt to build a massive "Get Out the Vote" message using 130,000 pounds of cranberries.

The "Pick Your Crandidate" harvesting challenge, held at Wetherby Cranberry Company in Warrens, featured outlines of the state of Wisconsin - using cranberries to represent a red state and the blue water used to harvest the berries to represent a blue state.

"It's exciting to use this year's harvest as a way to remind residents of their important role in the 2012 election," said Tom Lochner, executive director of WSCGA.

Today's challenge was supported by industry and community partners, including Wetherby Cranberry Company, Lampert-Lee & Associates Engineering, Tessman Brothers Irrigation and the local McDonald's franchise Courtesy Corporation.

WSCGA was founded in 1887 and is committed to developing and implementing programs that will assist growers in doing a better job of growing cranberries and strengthen the public support for the industry in Wisconsin. The Association is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2012.

For more information, visit www.wiscran.org. WSCGA is also on Facebook and Twitter.

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