Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
77°F
Dew Point
71°F
Humidity
81%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
29.90 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:21 a.m.
Sunset
07:31 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 84 to 70 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 10 miles per hour from the southwest. There is a slight chance of rain.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
84°F / 66°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
80°F / 62°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
89°F / 66°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
87°F / 70°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
84°F / 61°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
74°F / 56°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 66 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 10 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 66 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 9 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.

Minnesota soil moisture levels recharge between frosts

May 2, 2013 | 0 comments

Minnesota's farmers got little fieldwork accomplished this past week as winter continues to resist surrendering to spring.

But the weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota from the U.S. Department of Agriculture contains some good news for farmers. After several months of drought, the report says topsoil and subsoil moisture levels have started slowly recharging between frosts.

Topsoil moisture is rated 59 percent adequate and 24 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture still has some catching up to do, and is rated 56 percent short or very short, and 44 percent adequate or surplus.

Once again, the report has pushed back the anticipated date for full-scale fieldwork to begin, this time to May 7. The five-year average is April 21, which fell on Sunday this week.

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