Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
71°F
Dew Point
36°F
Humidity
28%
Wind
E at 15 mph
Barometer
29.53 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:07 a.m.
Sunset
07:45 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 65 to 70 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 16 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Sunday
70°F / 50°F
Light Rain
Monday
50°F / 35°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
45°F / 27°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday
39°F / 27°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
43°F / 27°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
42°F / 28°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
44°F / 28°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 70 to a low of 50 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 16 miles per hour from the east. 0.37 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 53 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 13 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 53 to 51 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the northwest. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 50 to a low of 35 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 26 miles per hour from the west. 0.22 inches of rain are expected.

Applications sought for grants to improve the quality of rural housing

June 27, 2013 | 0 comments

USDA is accepting applications for grants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

"The Obama Administration and USDA are working to ensure that rural homeowners and renters have safe, affordable and sanitary places to live," Vilsack said. "These grant funds will help low- and very-low-income residents in our rural communities maintain and repair their homes and make them more energy-efficient."

Grants are provided to qualified intermediaries such as town or county governments, public agencies, community organizations, federally recognized Indian Tribes, non-profit and faith-based organizations.

The grants are then distributed to qualified homeowners or owners of multi-family rental properties or cooperative dwellings who rent to low- and very-low-income residents.

The grants can be used to weatherize and repair existing structures, install or improve plumbing or provide access to people with disabilities.

In addition, the program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low- and very low-income persons.

Last year, Community Development Alternatives, Inc., in Prairie du Chien, received funds to help five very-low income homeowners make repairs to their homes.

Additionally, in Vernon County, Couleecap, Inc. was able to assist four very-low income homeowners make needed repairs.

For additional information on eligibility for Housing Preservation Grants, see the June 18 Federal Register.

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