Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:05 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
46°F
Dew Point
46°F
Humidity
100%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.06 in. F
Visibility
0.75 mi.
Sunrise
07:21 a.m.
Sunset
06:00 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 48 to 58 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
58°F / 44°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
63°F / 46°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
62°F / 36°F
Sunny
Sunday
55°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Monday
64°F / 45°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
57°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
41°F / 29°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:05 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 58 to a low of 44 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 10 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will remain steady at 51 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 49 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 63 to a low of 46 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Eleven million acres added to crop insurance coverage

Sept. 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Compared to a year ago, farmers have enrolled at least 11 million more acres into crop insurance coverage for 2013, according to the latest bi-weekly report by National Crop Insurance Services.

That report, current as of Sept. 9, indicates that the Risk Management Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture had processed some 1.2 million crop insurance policies covering 292 million acres involving 128 different crops.

In 2012, that total was 281 million acres, also on about 1.2 million policies.

The enrolled acres for 2013 represent some $121 billion in potential liability.

To obtain the policies, farmers are paying $4.4 billion in premiums compared to $4.1 billion in 2012, when the total payout for crop losses covered by insurance hit a record $17.3 billion.

As of the Sept. 9 report, the states with the most crop insurance policies for 2013 are Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Nebraska, and Minnesota.

The most recent drought monitoring reports indicate an increasing portion of the country is affected.

It notes that one-third of the country, centered around the Rocky Mountains, is in what is considered to be a severe, extreme, or exceptional drought status.

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